R. Sankar, University of South Florida USA
X.H. Le, University of Rochester Medical Center USA
S. Lee, Kyung Hee University Korea
D. Wang, University of Rochester Medical Center USA
Security of data collection and transmission in implantable and wearable sensor networks is critical. In this chapter, existing methods to protect data confidentiality and patient privacy are reviewed and current challenges discussed. An example of addressing these challenges, a secure, lightweight user authentication scheme is presented: Securing User Access to Medical Sensing Information (SecMed) is a mutual authentication protocol between healthcare ...