A proposal to improve the authentication process in m-health environments
Resumen: Special Section: Mission Critical Public-Safety Communications: Architectures, Enabling Technologies, and Future Applications
One of the challenges of mobile health is to provide a way of maintaining privacy in the access to the data. Especially, when using ICT for providing access to health services and information. In these scenarios, it is essential to determine and verify the identity of users to ensure the security of the network. A way of authenticating the identity of each patient, doctor or any stakeholder involved in the process is to use a software application that analyzes the face of them through the cams integrated in their devices. The selection of an appropriate facial authentication software application requires a fair comparison between alternatives through a common database of face images. Users usually carry out authentication with variations in their aspects while accessing to health services. This paper presents both 1) a database of facial images that combines the most common variations that can happen in the participants and 2) an algorithm that establishes different levels of access to the data based on data sensitivity levels and the accuracy of the authentication.

Idioma: Inglés
DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2752176
Año: 2017
Publicado en: IEEE Access 5, 1 (2017), 22530-22544
ISSN: 2169-3536

Factor impacto JCR: 3.557 (2017)
Categ. JCR: COMPUTER SCIENCE, INFORMATION SYSTEMS rank: 24 / 148 = 0.162 (2017) - Q1 - T1
Categ. JCR: TELECOMMUNICATIONS rank: 19 / 87 = 0.218 (2017) - Q1 - T1
Categ. JCR: ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC rank: 48 / 260 = 0.185 (2017) - Q1 - T1

Factor impacto SCIMAGO: 0.548 - Computer Science (miscellaneous) (Q1) - Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1) - Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q2)

Tipo y forma: Article (Published version)
Área (Departamento): Área Lenguajes y Sistemas Inf. (Dpto. Informát.Ingenie.Sistms.)

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