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BYOD in Hospitals-Security Issues and Mitigation Strategies.

TA Wani, A Mendoza, K Gray

PROCEEDINGS OF THE AUSTRALASIAN COMPUTER SCIENCE WEEK MULTICONFERENCE (ACSW 2019) | ACM Press | Published : 2019

Abstract

The demand for using personal devices in hospitals (BYOD) has increased rapidly over the years. However, BYOD also means that healthcare organisations are at great risk of leaking sensitive information assets like Personal Health Information (PHI) of patients, given that personal devices are outside the control of hospital IT management and may lack important security measures. Hence, the aim of this research is to develop a mitigation strategy which can cater to such security issues. A comprehensive literature review was conducted to identify BYOD security issues and mitigation solutions. This was followed by using two existing security frameworks, the BYOD security framework and People Po..

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