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Date of Award


Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper



Degree Name

Information Assurance: M.S.


Information Assurance and Information Systems


Herberger School of Business

First Advisor

Abu Hussein, Abdullah

Second Advisor

Collen, Lynn A

Third Advisor

Mailewa, Akalanka B

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.


To improve quality in their services and patient’s experience, healthcare organizations preferring Internet of medical things (IoMT). IoMT means connecting all medical things via internet. IoMT brought many new services and applications in healthcare industry. Advanced feature of IoMT, reduces the cost of treatment and increases the quality in treatment. Unfortunately, security and privacy issues of IoMT are getting insufficient attention. These security and privacy issues of IoMT are life threating to patients. IoMT manufactures and users such as healthcare staff and patients not considering these issues as like features. This sate of art will educate the manufactures, healthcare staff and patients about security and privacy issues of IoMT. In addition to this, this paper will guide some counter measures to reduce the risk of security and privacy issues of IoMT devices. Keywords: IoMT (internet of medical things), IoT (internet of things), security, privacy healthcare staff.