Protecting the Internet of medical things: A situational crime-prevention approach

N/A | August 21, 2018

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is defined as a collection of identifiable things or nodes with the ability to communicate over wired or wireless communication media. Projections indicate that by 2020, 40% of IoT-related technology will be health related, more than any other category, making up a $117 billion market. Numerous applications such as heart rate monitors and blood pressure monitors are already in use in the IoT for medical devices and are poised to revolutionize the functioning of the healthcare industry.

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