Securing Mobile Healthcare Systems Based on Information Classification: DITIS Case Study

Eliana Stavrou, Andreas Pitsillides

Abstract

Healthcare applications require special attention regarding security issues since healthcare is associated with mission critical services that are connected with the well being of life. Security raises special considerations when mobility is introduced in the healthcare environment. This research work proposes a security framework for mobile healthcare systems based on information classification into security levels. By categorizing the information used in mobile healthcare systems and linking it with the security objectives and security technologies, we aim in balancing the trade-off between security complexity and performance. Furthermore, this paper discusses a number of issues that are raised in the healthcare environment: privacy, confidentiality, integrity, legal and ethical considerations.

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in Harvard Style

Stavrou E. and Pitsillides A. (2006). Securing Mobile Healthcare Systems Based on Information Classification: DITIS Case Study . In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2006) ISBN 978-972-8865-52-8, pages 67-79. DOI: 10.5220/0002478100670079


in Bibtex Style

@conference{wosis06,
author={Eliana Stavrou and Andreas Pitsillides},
title={Securing Mobile Healthcare Systems Based on Information Classification: DITIS Case Study},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2006)},
year={2006},
pages={67-79},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002478100670079},
isbn={978-972-8865-52-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Security in Information Systems - Volume 1: WOSIS, (ICEIS 2006)
TI - Securing Mobile Healthcare Systems Based on Information Classification: DITIS Case Study
SN - 978-972-8865-52-8
AU - Stavrou E.
AU - Pitsillides A.
PY - 2006
SP - 67
EP - 79
DO - 10.5220/0002478100670079