Enhancing Confidentiality and Privacy Preservation in e-Health to Enhanced Security

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Pradeep Kundlik Deshmukh


Electronic health (e-health) system use is growing, which has improved healthcare services significantly but has created questions about the privacy and security of sensitive medical data. This research suggests a novel strategy to overcome these difficulties and strengthen the security of e-health systems while maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of patient data by utilising machine learning techniques. The security layers of e-health systems are strengthened by the comprehensive framework we propose in this paper, which incorporates cutting-edge machine learning algorithms. The suggested framework includes data encryption, access control, and anomaly detection as its three main elements. First, to prevent unauthorised access during transmission and storage, patient data is secured using cutting-edge encryption technologies. Second, to make sure that only authorised staff can access sensitive medical records, access control mechanisms are strengthened using machine learning models that examine user behaviour patterns. This research's inclusion of machine learning-based anomaly detection is its most inventive feature. The technology may identify variations from typical data access and usage patterns, thereby quickly spotting potential security breaches or unauthorised activity, by training models on past e-health data. This proactive strategy improves the system's capacity to successfully address new threats. Extensive experiments were carried out employing a broad dataset made up of real-world e-health scenarios to verify the efficacy of the suggested approach. The findings showed a marked improvement in the protection of confidentiality and privacy, along with a considerable decline in security breaches and unauthorised access events.

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Deshmukh, P. K. (2023). Enhancing Confidentiality and Privacy Preservation in e-Health to Enhanced Security. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, 11(10), 332–343. https://doi.org/10.17762/ijritcc.v11i10.8496
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Pradeep Kundlik Deshmukh

Pradeep Kundlik Deshmukh

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,

School of Computational Sciences, COEP Technological University, Pune, India



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