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Security and privacy in IoT smart healthcare

Karunarathne, S M, Saxena, N. ORCID: and Khan, M K 2021. Security and privacy in IoT smart healthcare. IEEE Internet Computing 25 (4) , pp. 37-48. 10.1109/MIC.2021.3051675

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Patient care is a key element of healthcare practices. The use of Healthcare IoT could enhance the lives of patients and the quality of services provided by medical practitioners, nurses, clinicians, and pharmaceutical companies and government in general. Wireless healthcare monitoring systems tremendously used in hospitals and other healthcare practices and witnessed as a revolution in the medical field. Nevertheless, security and privacy for interconnected things are mostly overlooked in the Internet of Things paradigm. In the context of Healthcare and remote health monitoring, it is crucial a systematic approach for security and privacy measures must be used in device manufacturing, interconnecting things, communication, data handling and storage, and destruction of such devices and data. This paper examines the current state of security and privacy of the Internet of Things in the healthcare system, the challenges encountered in implementing security frameworks, and advocate security and privacy solutions.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Computer Science & Informatics
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
ISSN: 1089-7801
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 24 February 2021
Date of Acceptance: 11 January 2021
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2023 16:31

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