A viable and sustainable key management approach for a national e-health environment
Shen , Pei-Yuan , Liu, Vicky, & Caelli, William (2012) A viable and sustainable key management approach for a national e-health environment. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 14th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom), IEEE, Beijing, China, pp. 347-352.
To protect the health information security, cryptography plays an important role to establish confidentiality, authentication, integrity and non-repudiation. Keys used for encryption/decryption and digital signing must be managed in a safe, secure, effective and efficient fashion. The certificate-based Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) scheme may seem to be a common way to support information security; however, so far, there is still a lack of successful large-scale certificate-based PKI deployment in the world. In addressing the limitations of the certificate-based PKI scheme, this paper proposes a non-certificate-based key management scheme for a national e-health implementation. The proposed scheme eliminates certificate management and complex certificate validation procedures while still maintaining security. It is also believed that this study will create a new dimension to the provision of security for the protection of health information in a national e-health environment.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||non-certificate-based public key cryptosystem , e-health solutions , e-health security|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 IEEE|
|Deposited On:||25 Feb 2013 01:57|
|Last Modified:||12 Jun 2013 15:33|
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