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Security and Interoperable-Medical-Device Systems, Part 1
Sept.-Oct. 2012 (vol. 10 no. 5)
pp. 61-63
Krishna K. Venkatasubramanian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Eugene Y. Vasserman, Kansas State University
Oleg Sokolsky, University of Pennsylvania
Insup Lee, University of Pennsylvania
Interoperable medical devices (IMDs) face threats due to the increased attack surface presented by interoperability and the corresponding infrastructure. Introducing networking and coordination functionalities fundamentally alters medical systems' security properties. Understanding the threats is an important first step in eventually designing security solutions for such systems. Part 1 of this two-part article provides an overview of the IMD environment and the attacks that can be mounted on it.
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IEEE standards,Medical devices,Computer security,Interoperability,Biomedical equipment,attack vectors,interoperable medical devices,medical devices,computer security,interoperability,Integrated Clinical Environment,ICE,attack model
Krishna K. Venkatasubramanian, Eugene Y. Vasserman, Oleg Sokolsky, Insup Lee, "Security and Interoperable-Medical-Device Systems, Part 1," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 61-63, Sept.-Oct. 2012, doi:10.1109/MSP.2012.128
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