Security for Wireless Implantable Medical Devices

  • Xiali Hei
  • Xiaojiang Du

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Xiali Hei, Xiaojiang Du
    Pages 1-4
  3. Xiali Hei, Xiaojiang Du
    Pages 5-8
  4. Xiali Hei, Xiaojiang Du
    Pages 9-18
  5. Xiali Hei, Xiaojiang Du
    Pages 19-35
  6. Xiali Hei, Xiaojiang Du
    Pages 37-41
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 43-45

About this book

Introduction

In the treatment of chronic diseases, wireless Implantable Medical Devices (IMDs) are commonly used to communicate with an outside programmer (reader). Such communication raises serious security concerns, such as the ability for hackers to gain access to a patient’s medical records. This brief provides an overview of such attacks and the new security challenges, defenses, design issues, modeling and performance evaluation in wireless IMDs.  While studying the vulnerabilities of IMDs and corresponding security defenses, the reader will also learn the methodologies and tools for designing security schemes, modeling, security analysis, and performance evaluation, thus keeping pace with quickly-evolving wireless security research.

Keywords

Access Control Implantable Medical Devices Patient Safety Security Security Analysis Wireless Communications

Authors and affiliations

  • Xiali Hei
    • 1
  • Xiaojiang Du
    • 2
  1. 1., Department of Computer and Information STemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2., Department of Computer and Information STemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7153-0
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-7152-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-7153-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5768
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5776
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