eBook Security and Privacy for Implantable Medical Devices, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1461416744
  • ISBN-13: 9781461416746
  • DDC: 617.956
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 205 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
  • Price:  Sign in for price



This book presents a systematic approach to analyzing the challenging engineering problems posed by the need for security and privacy in implantable medical devices (IMD).  It describes in detail new issues termed as lightweight security, due to the associated constraints on metrics such as available power, energy, computing ability, area, execution time, and memory requirements. Coverage includes vulnerabilities and defense across multiple levels, with basic abstractions of cryptographic services and primitives such as public key cryptography, block ciphers and digital signatures. Experts from Computer Security and Cryptography present new research which shows vulnerabilities in existing IMDs and proposes solutions. Experts from Privacy Technology and Policy will discuss the societal, legal and ethical challenges surrounding IMD security as well as technological solutions that build on the latest in Computer Science privacy research, as well as lightweight solutions appropriate for implementation in IMDs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Part I.
3: Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems.
4: Wireless System with Multianalyte Implantable Biotransducer.
5: New Concepts in Human Telemetry.
6: In Vivo Bioreactor: New Type of Implantable Medical Devices.
7: Part II.
8: Segue.
9: Design Challenges for Secure Implantable Medical Devices.
10: Attacking and Defending a Diabetes Therapy System.
11: Conclusions and a Vision of the Future.