Medical Information Security and Standard Technology On IoT Environment

IoT 환경의 의료 정보보호와 표준 기술

  • Woo, Sung-hee (Department of Medical Information & Technology Engineering, Korea National University of Transportation)
  • Received : 2015.10.02
  • Accepted : 2015.11.09
  • Published : 2015.11.30


Internet of Things(IoT) using a variety of technologies in combination provides a convenient, elevated range of services to users. IoT has been noted in combining the fields of medical service in particular. However, with the advent and growing of IoT, the more medical services are evolving, security problems caused by leakage of personal health information will become more serious. U-Health and medical devices, which deal mainly the personal health information, is required to a high level of privacy and security of health information. Therefore, the introduction of the IoT in the healthcare industry requires the medical information security as a prerequisite. This study analyzes security status and trend of IoT, personal medical information leakage cases, the health information protection measures in accordance with the life cycle of medical information, and the standardized protection technologies.


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