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Towards second-generation smart card-based authentication in health information systems: the secure server model.
Linköping University, The Institute of Technology. Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science, MDALAB - Human Computer Interfaces.
Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences. Linköping University, Department of Department of Health and Society, Division of Preventive and Social Medicine and Public Health Science. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Centre for Public Health Sciences, Centre for Public Health Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6049-5402
2001 (English)In: Medinfo, ISSN 1569-6332, Vol. 10, no Pt 2, 1257-1261 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Conventional smart card-based authentication systems used in health care alleviate some of the security issues in user and system authentication. Existing models still do not cover all security aspects. To enable new protective measures to be developed, an extended model of the authentication process is presented. This model includes a new entity referred to as secure server. Assuming a secure server, a method where the smart card is aware of the status of the terminal integrity verification becomes feasible. The card can then act upon this knowledge and restrict the exposure of sensitive information to the terminal as required in order to minimize the risks. The secure server model can be used to illuminate the weaknesses of current approaches and the need for extensions which alleviate the resulting risks.

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2001. Vol. 10, no Pt 2, 1257-1261 p.
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Computer Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-30685Local ID: 16290OAI: diva2:251508
Available from: 2009-10-09 Created: 2009-10-09 Last updated: 2013-09-05

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