Human body, smartphone passcode may forge better mHealth security

“A human body passcode created via wireless data transmission using a smartphone fingerprint reader may provide stronger security for mHealth devices and wearables. The system could potentially replace today’s password approach that uses data encryption, creating a new physical security layer impenetrable to outside attack. The system can send a 256-bit key via the body to a wearable device from a fingerprint sensor in under 15 seconds, and the device can acknowledge key acceptance using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth over the smartphone.” Read more at Fierce Healthcare.

Categories: mHealth

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