Infographic: Health Security in the Internet of Things

Friday, March 27th, 2015
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

With the growing trend toward the Internet of Things (IoT) in healthcare, including wearables, embedded devices and other health and wellness monitoring devices, there is no doubt that networked healthcare offers numerous benefits, not only to the individuals involved, but to the healthcare industry as a whole, according to a new infographic by McAfee.

However, less than 60 percent of healthcare providers have implemented security controls or a basic risk assessment for their IoT devices.

The infographic outlines the benefits and risks of IoT deployment in healthcare.

E-Healthcare Systems and Wireless Communications: Current and Future ChallengesThe goal of E-Healthcare Systems and Wireless Communications: Current and Future Challenges is to explore the developments and current/future challenges in the successful deployment of future e-Healthcare Systems. The book combines the research efforts in different disciplines from pervasive wireless communications, wearable computing, context-awareness, sensor data fusion, artificial intelligence, neural networks, expert systems, databases, security and privacy.

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