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A model for ensuring data confidentiality: In healthcare and medical emergency

Hameed, Shihab A. and Yuchoh, Habib and Al-Khateeb, Wajdi Fawzi Mohammed (2011) A model for ensuring data confidentiality: In healthcare and medical emergency. In: 4th International Conference on Mechatronics (ICOM'11), 17-19 May 2011, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Data confidentiality is a major problem for healthcare and medical emergency system since it accumulates significant information. Sharing and transmission of private via Internet leads to easily intercept it by unauthorized parties. Attackers need to access private information by capturing data transmission and forging themselves as authorized user. Multilevel security is needed in Healthcare and Medical Emergency since its database contains information of various confidentiality levels. This research, address the confidentiality issue by designing and developing new model for data confidentiality. It provides a view of data sensitivity and suggests areas in cryptography to protect data at different sensitivity levels. The proposed model protects transmitting data using role-base security policy and cryptographic system. We classified related information into several sensitivity levels. A suitable cryptography is provided for each level of data sensitivity to support this System. Result of implementation shows that it keeps specific sensitive data confidential at a certain degree with a good performance comparing with normal system and existing security protocols such as SSL and PGP. Furthermore, the cost of encryption and decryption is not high and kept at acceptable level.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 4428/28495
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T10.5 Communication of technical information
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T175 Industrial research. Research and development
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Prof Shihab Hameed
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2013 15:31
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2013 15:31
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/28495

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