Network security in a telemedicine system

  • G. Vassilacopoulos
  • V. Chrissikopoulos
  • D. Peppes
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT)

AbstractEnforcing network security in Telemedicine systems is necessary in order to ensure security of the information exchanged. In this paper we propose a conference key distribution system that is able to provide the network security services required in an anticipated implementation. The protocol is based on public keys and has a low communication and computation complexity. In addition, a scenario for secure data exchange through the Telemedicine system network based on this protocol is presented.


Telemedicine system network security cryptographic protocol conference key6 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Vassilacopoulos
    • 1
  • V. Chrissikopoulos
    • 1
  • D. Peppes
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of PiraeusPiraeusGreece

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