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Security for Cyber-Physical Systems in Healthcare

  The great leap forward of cyber-physical systems has made provision for future personalized medicine. However, these systems are prone to cyber attacks. To provide patients with secure and reliable healthcare experience, the security issues of cyber-physical systems should be thoughtfully studied and addressed. Thus, this chapter initiates a discussion on security for cyber-physical systems. The security issues with their core components, namely wireless body area network , Cloud computing, and 5G are discussed. This chapter also presents an analysis of the potential contribution of virtualization technologies on security enhancement.

  • Date:

    08 January 2017

  • Publication Status:


  • Publisher

    Springer Nature

  • DOI:


  • Library of Congress:

    QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    005.8 Data security


Saleem, K., Tan, Z., & Buchanan, W. (2017). Security for Cyber-Physical Systems in Healthcare. In Health 4.0: How Virtualization and Big Data are Revolutionizing Healthcare (233-251). Springer.



Security, Cyber-physical system, Healthcare, Body area network, Cloud computing, 5G

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