Cybersecurity in Science and Medicine: Threats and Challenges

Frank Luh, Yun Yen

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Abstract

Technology offers opportunities to revolutionize medicine and research but can threaten privacy and patient confidentiality. As the scale of patient data explodes, the safety and integrity of medical information are increasingly at stake. We highlight security and privacy issues associated with genomic research, medical devices, and wearable technology.

Original languageEnglish
JournalTrends in Biotechnology
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2020

Keywords

  • confidentiality
  • cybersecurity
  • genomics
  • precision medicine
  • public policy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering

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