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Android Application Security Essentials by Pragati Ogal Rai

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Healthcare

Developing mobile applications for healthcare is another example of a very security sensitive use case. In the healthcare use case a developer is dealing with user identification, electronic medical histories, laboratory tests, and prescribed medicines. Compromising this information may affect the health of a patient.

Mobile devices can be put to great use in healthcare as they are very personal and we carry them with us always. So, applications those remind us to take our pills on time, doctor visit, notes taking applications for both doctors and patients, instant notification about laboratory results, and reminders that are prescription medication needs to be refilled are all important and useful applications.

Mobile devices can also ...

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