A survey on wireless body area networks: architecture, security challenges and research opportunities

Hajar, Muhammad Shad and Al-Kadri, M. Omar and Kalutarage, Harsha Kumara (2021) A survey on wireless body area networks: architecture, security challenges and research opportunities. Computers & Security, 104. p. 102211. ISSN 0167-4048

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In the era of communication technologies, wireless healthcare networks enable innovative applications to enhance the quality of patients’ lives, provide useful monitoring tools for caregivers, and allows timely intervention. However, due to the sensitive information within the Wireless Body Area Networks (WBANs), insecure data violates the patients’ privacy and may consequently lead to improper medical diagnosis and/or treatment. Achieving a high level of security and privacy in WBAN involves various challenges due to its resource limitations and critical applications. In this paper, a comprehensive survey of the WBAN technology is provided, with a particular focus on the security and privacy concerns along with their countermeasures, followed by proposed research directions and open issues.

Item Type: Article
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cose.2021.102211
25 January 2021Accepted
15 February 2021Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wireless body area networks, IEEE 802.15.6, Security, Privacy, Intrusion detection, Trust management, Authentication, Encryption, Integrity, Key establishment, Survey, Attacks
Subjects: CAH00 - multidisciplinary > CAH00-00 - multidisciplinary > CAH00-00-00 - multidisciplinary
CAH11 - computing > CAH11-01 - computing > CAH11-01-03 - information systems
CAH11 - computing > CAH11-01 - computing > CAH11-01-08 - others in computing
Divisions: Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Computing and Digital Technology
Depositing User: Omar Alkadri
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2022 11:29
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2023 12:00
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/14018

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