Cybersecurity Metrics for Enhanced Protection of Healthcare IT Systems

Ahmed, Y. and Naqvi, S. and Josephs, Mark (2019) Cybersecurity Metrics for Enhanced Protection of Healthcare IT Systems. In: 13th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology, 8th-10th May 2019, Oslo, Norway.

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Abstract

Cybersecurity incidents are on the rise in the healthcare sector and it is becoming a growing concern for the senior executives. The attack surface is expanding due to the large number of connected medical devices and the proliferation of portable devices such as smart phones, tablets and USB devices. In this paper, we will discuss some of the security challenges facing this sector and propose a set of cybersecurity metrics that could be used to enhance the protection of the IT systems.

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14 March 2019Accepted
24 June 2019Published Online
Subjects: CAH11 - computing > CAH11-01 - computing > CAH11-01-01 - computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Computing and Digital Technology
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Computing and Digital Technology > Networks and Cyber Security
Depositing User: Yussuf Ahmed
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2019 08:13
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 15:46
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/7376

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