PKI Security in Large-Scale Healthcare Networks

Georgios Mantas, Dimitrios Lymberopoulos, Nikos Komninos
2010 Journal of medical systems  
During the past few years a lot of PKI (Public Key Infrastructures) infrastructures have been proposed for healthcare networks in order to ensure secure communication services and exchange of data among healthcare professionals. However, there is a plethora of challenges in these healthcare PKI infrastructures. Especially, there are a lot of challenges for PKI infrastructures deployed over largescale healthcare networks. In this paper, we propose a PKI infrastructure to ensure security in a
more » ... e-scale Internet-based healthcare network connecting a wide spectrum of healthcare units geographically distributed within a wide region. Furthermore, the proposed PKI infrastructure facilitates the trust issues that arise in a large-scale healthcare network including multi-domain PKI infrastructures.
doi:10.1007/s10916-010-9573-1 pmid:20827570 fatcat:tudz2e4zfva57crd73bx2ziygq