When eHealth meets the internet of things: pervasive security and privacy challenges

Michelle Omoogun, Preetilia Seeam, Visham Ramsurrun, Xavier Bellekens, Amar Seeam

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Abstract

eHealth mobile technologies are becoming increasingly prevalent in both the personal and medical world, assisting healthcare professionals to monitor the progress and current condition of patients. These devices often gather, transmit and analyse personal data. Healthcare data has rigid requirements for security, confidentiality, and availability, whilst access traceability and control, and long-term preservation are also highly desirable, particularly when exposed to cloud computing environments. This article explores some of the security and privacy challenges eHealth devices currently face. Legislative implications of data breaches are considered, as well as service provider accountability. The work also provides numerous security and privacy recommendations, in order to improve future implementations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781509050642
ISBN (Print)9781509050635
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Oct 2017
EventInternational Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 19 Jun 201720 Jun 2017
http://www.c-mric.org/cs-2017

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services
Abbreviated titleCyber Security 2017
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period19/06/1720/06/17
Internet address

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