Purpose based access control for privacy protection in e-healthcare services

Sun, Lili and Wang, Hua and Soar, Jeffrey and Rong, Chunming (2012) Purpose based access control for privacy protection in e-healthcare services. Journal of Software, 7 (11). pp. 2443-2449. ISSN 1796-217X

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Abstract

Information privacy is a major concern in many areas and none more so than in healthcare. E-healthcare is the use of web-based systems to share and deliver information across the internet. The design of proper models for authorization and access control for e-Health system services is necessary in a large health service. Usage control has been considered as the next generation access control model with distinguishing properties of decision continuity. It has been proven to be efficient to improve security administration with flexible authorization management. Usage control enables finer-grained control over usage of digital objects than that of traditional access control policies and models. In this paper, we have enriched the research for usage access control with purpose extension that is able to be applied in the field of medical information system or e-Healthcare system. This work provides a foundation for developing appropriate security solutions for organizations' secure digital information and will contribute to higher security in the medical information systems.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2012 ACADEMY PUBLISHER. Users are free to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2013 10:22
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2015 05:32
Uncontrolled Keywords: privacy; access control; purpose; e-healthcare services
Fields of Research : 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111711 Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0803 Computer Software > 080303 Computer System Security
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080608 Information Systems Development Methodologies
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: 10.4304/jsw.7.11.2443-2449
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22946

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