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Security Issues in Healthcare Applications Using Wireless Medical Sensor Networks: A Survey

Pardeep Kumar, Hoon-Jae Lee
2011 Sensors  
We highlight some popular healthcare projects using wireless medical sensor networks, and discuss their security.  ...  Healthcare applications are considered as promising fields for wireless sensor networks, where patients can be monitored using wireless medical sensor networks (WMSNs).  ...  We are very thankful to anonymous reviewers for their comments and suggestions for making this valuable survey, which helps to the future researchers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s120100055 pmid:22368458 pmcid:PMC3279202 fatcat:yfaq2ilem5cm7mpacaafsjgwga

Pervasive, secure access to a hierarchical sensor-based healthcare monitoring architecture in wireless heterogeneous networks

Y. Huang, M. Hsieh, H. Chao, S. Hung, J. Park
2009 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
This study presents a healthcare monitoring architecture coupled with wearable sensor systems and an environmental sensor network for monitoring elderly or chronic patients in their residence.  ...  The implemented schemes were verified as performing efficiently and rapidly in the proposed network architecture. Index Terms-Healthcare monitoring, wearable sensor, security, ad hoc, WSN, ECG. Y.M.  ...  The ALARM-NET included three node types, sensor node, body network, and back-bone nodes to monitor environmental and physiological data of individuals in their residences for analyzing and storage in a  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsac.2009.090505 fatcat:2cmehgthtfconilidyjpuiuiui

Relay Node Based Fault Recovery Technique in IEEE 802.15.4 based WBAN

Preeti Sharma, Preety Sharma and Rakesh Kumar
2022 International journal of modern trends in science and technology  
Wireless sensor networks comprises of many individual nodes which interconnect to form a system that operates as one.  ...  In body sensor networks it allows communication between implanted devices and remote monitoring.The proposed algorithm reduces the chances the chances of fault in the network.  ...  In sensor node, data is transfer through point-to-point and multi-hop topology. In wireless body area network, only few sensors are implanted in body.  ... 
doi:10.46501/ijmtst051236 fatcat:jvwy7vli7zepjimelzuxrm6rie

Empirical Usage of Body Area Network and Group key in Home Health Care System

K. Suseendhra, S. Prakasam
2014 International Journal of Computer Applications  
matches with that of the health care server system the key establishment of the network Keywords Sensors, group key, body area network  ...  The Body Area Network along with the group key is established for the security concern where they will provide a separate key to each of the sensors that are of deployed in the patient body when this key  ...  establishment in peer groups where this protocol will offer the key independence and perfect forward secrecy, [13] employs the wireless sensor nodes where they will share the secret key in a efficient  ... 
doi:10.5120/14906-3427 fatcat:hu2gdkgxuzg43etnzxlw7i6dle

E-SAP: Efficient-Strong Authentication Protocol for Healthcare Applications Using Wireless Medical Sensor Networks

Pardeep Kumar, Sang-Gon Lee, Hoon-Jae Lee
2012 Sensors  
OPEN ACCESS Sensors 2012, 12 1626 Keywords: medical sensor network; secure healthcare; user authentication; mutual authentication; session key establishment; smart card Wireless medical sensor technology  ...  In this paper, we discuss: (1) the healthcare architecture and major security requirements for healthcare application using wireless medical sensor networks; and (2) propose an efficient-strong authentication  ...  the environmental parameters and transmit through the Zig-bee wireless network standard.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s120201625 pmid:22438729 pmcid:PMC3304131 fatcat:ki2uostaxfe33gzdepedj4wn34

Bluetooth-Based Sensor Networks for Remotely Monitoring the Physiological Signals of a Patient

Ying Zhang, Hannan Xiao
2009 IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine  
Index Terms-Bluetooth, healthcare, physiological signals, wireless sensor network. He has authored or coauthored more than 30 papers published in books and journals, and presented at conferences.  ...  His research interests include human-computer interaction, multimodal virtual environment technology, perceptive user interface, interactive visualization, wireless sensor network, and ubiquitous computing  ...  The system described in this paper uses a couple of medical sensors to build a wireless personal area network and collect multiple physiological signals.  ... 
doi:10.1109/titb.2009.2028883 pmid:19726266 fatcat:afc5anx3tzg7fduqqomwgwbhdm

Relocalisation and Management for Smart System in WSN: A Review

Simran S, Ms. Sonam Khattar
2017 IJARCCE  
This work provides a review on relocalization of nodes in network in wireless sensor network.  ...  As the result, it can be widely used in a military application for battlefield surveillance wireless sensor network has been an area of active research with many civilian application, fire detection, where  ...  [7] developed a Reliability-Oriented Single-Path Routing Protocols In Wireless Sensor Networks.  ... 
doi:10.17148/ijarcce.2017.6471 fatcat:lgmkf6sfizbsdftflfhdcegy2a

Authenticated Key Establishment Protocols for a Home Health Care System

Kalvinder Singh, Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy
2007 2007 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information  
We show how cryptographically weak physiological data can be used to establish keys between body sensors, where the sensors have no other prior secret.  ...  Thus only a very few conventional protocols can readily be used in sensor networks.  ...  We propose a number of key establishment and authentication protocols that can be successfully used in a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN).  ... 
doi:10.1109/issnip.2007.4496869 fatcat:t7jiaojqbvflrmeps3m5va45re

A Survey on Wireless Technologies for Biomedical Parameters

2016 International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)  
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are gaining popularity in our day-to-day lives because of its wide range of applications in health care monitoring, industrial applications, control networks, environmental  ...  In this paper, we present a brief review on wireless technologies for choosing better, faster and reliable data transmission of medical parameters in health care monitoring systems of WSN.  ...  Introduction Sensor is a device which allows us to detect the environmental parameters of any form of energy.  ... 
doi:10.21275/v5i2.nov161531 fatcat:g23v5fuozbblzem5jrejq7qlaq

Trust Key Management Scheme for Wireless Body Area Networks

Mohammed Mana, Mohammed Feham, Boucif Amar Bensaber
2011 International Journal of Network Security  
The wireless body area networks promise to revolutionize health monitoring. Since the sensors collect personal medical data, security and privacy are important components in this kind of networks.  ...  This approach manages the generation and distribution of symmetric cryptographic keys to constituent sensors in a WBAN (using ECG signal) and protects the privacy.  ...  Acknowledgments The research is developed in STIC (System and Technology of Information and Communication) Laboratory, Department of telecommunications, University of Tlemcen, Tlemcen, Algeria.  ... 
dblp:journals/ijnsec/ManaFB11 fatcat:7wbq35p4vjfbflxhtwzgsynysm

Wireless Medical Sensor Networks: Design Requirements and Enabling Technologies

Cecilia H. Vallejos de Schatz, Henry Ponti Medeiros, Fabio K. Schneider, Paulo J. Abatti
2012 Telemedicine journal and e-health  
In addition, an overview of network requirements with respect to medical sensor features, patient safety and patient data privacy, quality of service, and interoperability between other sensors is briefly  ...  This article analyzes wireless communication protocols that could be used in healthcare environments (e.g., hospitals and small clinics) to transfer real-time medical information obtained from noninvasive  ...  It is founded on two key protocols: AES and IEEE 802.1X/Extensible Authentication Protocol, a standard widely used in corporate networks to provide robust authentication and sophisticated network access  ... 
doi:10.1089/tmj.2011.0169 pmid:22500740 fatcat:5uvm5l4mbjek5euag3ck4m56p4

Information Assurance Protocols for Body Sensors Using Physiological Data [chapter]

Kalvinder Singh, Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy
2010 Biosensors  
Using physiological data to establish keys Even though PINs and passwords may not be used in body sensors, we show that password protocols can be used.  ...  We examined two existing key establishment protocols that use physiological data to establish keys between body sensors, where the sensors have no other prior secret.  ...  /information-assurance-protocols-for-bodysensors-using-physiological-data © 2010 The Author(s).  ... 
doi:10.5772/7214 fatcat:vgk6fbtdtzck3hrf7k6mit7iry

Verification of key establishment protocols for a home health care system

Kalvinder Singh, Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy
2008 2008 International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing  
In our system, physiological data can be used to establish keys amongst body sensors, where the sensors have no other prior secret.  ...  A Body Sensor Network can be used in a home health care system to monitor the elderly or patients with chronic diseases. The security and requirements of the home health care system is complex.  ...  Java and all Java-based trademarks and logos are trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States, other countries, or both.  ... 
doi:10.1109/issnip.2008.4762015 fatcat:cls2vgqqgfdlljm5vnl4eguygq

Security issues in biomedical wireless sensor networks

Tassos Dimitriou, Krontiris Ioannis
2008 2008 First International Symposium on Applied Sciences on Biomedical and Communication Technologies  
However, wireless transmission of sensitive patient data presents some obvious security concerns. In this paper we discuss these concerns and how they are addressed by existing systems.  ...  Tomorrow's biomedical networks will address these needs by incorporating new technologies like wireless sensor networks into their infrastructure.  ...  ALARM-NET [3] is a wireless sensor network that integrates physiological and environmental sensors in a heterogeneous architecture for pervasive, adaptive health care.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isabel.2008.4712577 fatcat:2nkizhz76bhvnmx36g53dyc4la

Wireless Sensor Network Nodes: Security and Deployment in the Niger-Delta Oil and Gas Sector

C.O Iwendi, A.R Allen
2011 International journal of network security and its applications  
Wireless sensor networks (WSN) is tending towards becoming a complete solution in communication protocols, embedded systems and low-power implementations.  ...  The goal of this research is to develop a network that has efficient and flexible key distribution scheme secured enough to prevent algorithmic complexity and denial of service attacks as well as the network  ...  Methodology In this regard, the vulnerability of the broadcast session key (BROSK) [21] and self key establishment (SKEW) [22, 23] protocols is taken into consideration in formulating the new security  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijnsa.2011.3105 fatcat:74c656emrbbjnpyj3oexfph5j4
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