Information Security Risk for Welfare Technology and Personal Healthcare Devices
Peer reviewed, Journal article
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Original versionStudies in Health Technology and Informatics. 2022, 299 165-170. 10.3233/SHTI220977
Welfare technology is expected to become a larger and more important part of the healthcare sector. This creates a need to understand, which information security risks welfare technology and affiliated devices are exposed to. In a scoping review, we present an extensive overview of relevant threats. Furthermore, some key vulnerabilities in health technologies like IoMTs and welfare technology devices are highlighted. In the conclusions, the risks relevant for welfare technology is discussed, where four top risks are emphasized as a result of the findings.