David Kotz. A threat taxonomy for mHealth privacy. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Networked Healthcare Technology (NetHealth), January 2011. IEEE Computer Society Press. DOI 10.1109/COMSNETS.2011.5716518.

Abstract: Networked mobile devices have great potential to enable individuals (and their physicians) to better monitor their health and to manage medical conditions. In this paper, we examine the privacy-related threats to these so-called mHealth technologies. We develop a taxonomy of the privacy-related threats, and discuss some of the technologies that could support privacy-sensitive mHealth systems. We conclude with a brief summary of research challenges.

Keywords: mHealth, security, privacy, healthcare

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