Security for Cyber-Physical Systems in Healthcare

Saleem, K., Tan, Z., Buchanan, W. (2017). Security for Cyber-Physical Systems in Healthcare. Health 4.0: How Virtualization and Big Data are Revolutionizing Healthcare, 12, (), 233-251.



The great leap forward of cyber-physical systems has made provision for future personalized medicine. However, these systems are prone to cyber attacks. To provide patients with secure and reliable healthcare experience, the security issues of cyber-physical systems should be thoughtfully studied and addressed. Thus, this chapter initiates a discussion on security for cyber-physical systems. The security issues with their core components, namely wireless body area network, Cloud computing, and 5G are discussed. This chapter also presents an analysis of the potential contribution of virtualization technologies on security enhancement.
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William Buchanan
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Zhiyuan Tan
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