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Data Security and Privacy Issues of Implantable Medical Devices

Yalcın Isler*, Lutfu Tarkan Olcuoglu, Mustafa Yeniad


Implantable medical devices (IMDs) have a great improvement over the last decade. They have access to human health data at any time. They also regulate the problems in the human body. The most common IMDs are namely, insulin pumps, cardiac pacemakers, and so on. Since IMDs are directly affect human health, the primary design criterion of such devices includes the effectiveness of human health. On the other hand, there is a strong trend in using the Internet of Things (IoT) based Industry 4.0 principles in medical devices. However, the data security and privacy issues of those devices are not adequately addressed yet. In this work, we will summarize the related literature and show the state-of-art situation.


Implantable medical device, Security, Privacy, Cryptographic systems

Volume 3, No 3, SUPPLEMENT I of SYMPOSIUM ARTICLES, pp 12-22, 2018

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