Remote access to patient records and security of android apps
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Fri Jan 13 10:21:47 GMT 2012
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Tony Naggs <tony.naggs at googlemail.com> writes
>In principle an Android tablet could access a smartcard, as the SIM
>card in an Android phone is a form of Smartcard - but I have not
>noticed any tablet computers advertised with Smartcard slot.
Many tablets have a SIM socket (for data access). But what credentials
from the SIM might a application be looking for, and why couldn't a
patched copy of Android spoof it?
>I am also concerned about how whether the data is securely encrypted
>when sent over the the WiFi or 3G data network.
Couldn't the Android App have its own encryption layer?
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