A Survey of Big Data Security Solutions in Healthcare

  • Musfira Siddique
  • Muhammad Ayzed Mirza
  • Mudassar AhmadEmail author
  • Junaid Chaudhry
  • Rafiqul Islam
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 255)


Today data is a strategic asset and organizational goal is to maximize the value of their information. The concept of big data is now treated from different points of view covering its implications in many fields remarkably including Healthcare. Healthcare data is progressively being digitized and the Healthcare era is expansively using new machineries. Thus the medical data is increasing day by day has reached a momentous size all over the world. Although this data is being addressed as the basic to offer treasured insights and sinking cost, the security and privacy issues are so irresistible that medical industry is not capable to take full benefit of it. Privacy of Healthcare is a significant feature overseen by medical acts thus, the data must be secured from dwindling into the wrong hands or from being hacked. Due to the growing threats of loss and outflows from personal data and augmented acceptance of cloud technologies it is important to secure current Healthcare big data domain. This paper aims to present the state-of-the-art security and privacy issues in big data as pragmatic to Healthcare industry and discuss some available data privacy, data security, users’ access control mechanisms and approaches.


Big data Cloud Healthcare Security Analytics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Musfira Siddique
    • 1
  • Muhammad Ayzed Mirza
    • 1
  • Mudassar Ahmad
    • 1
    Email author
  • Junaid Chaudhry
    • 2
  • Rafiqul Islam
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceNational Textile UniversityFaisalabadPakistan
  2. 2.Cyber Security Faculty, Cyber Intelligence and Security Department College of Security and IntelligenceEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University PrescottPrescottUSA
  3. 3.School of Computing and MathematicsCharles Sturt UniversityBathurstAustralia

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