PROJECT

System-Level Security for IoT-enabled e-Health Systems

The evolution of e-health systems with increased connectivity through the advancement of the Internet of Things (IoT) has exposed them to a new frontier of cybersecurity vulnerabilities from which they were previously shielded. Healthcare providers today depend on nearly 100 million connected medical devices to deliver cost-effective and lifesaving treatment to patients, and the number of these connected devices is expected to double in the next 2-3 years. The primary goal of this work is to develop a comprehensive system-level security platform, capable of guaranteeing acceptable levels of security, privacy, and trust in a heterogeneous IoT-enabled e-health system. We aim to develop a system-level security management platform that can help to identify vulnerabilities in a heterogeneous e-health system and inform the development of suitable security mechanisms and protocols.

Project Type

Security Research

Duration

September 2019 - Present

Partner Organizations

Defence Research and Development Canada’s Centre for Security Science,
National Research Council,
Public Safety Canada

Techniques

Threat Modeling

Risk Analysis

Risk Prioritization

Enterprise System Analysis

Technologies

OWASP Threat Dragon

R

Python

Open For Opportunities

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