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Security Services

In the EHR, security is provided in the form of services. The following security services are described in the Canada Health Infoway (CHI) EHRS blueprint and the privacy and security architecture document:

  • Identity protection services
  • Digital signature services
  • Encryption services
  • General security services
  • Identity management services
  • Access control services
  • Secure auditing services
  • User authentication services

These services map to the privacy and security services described in the common services section of this document. eHealth Ontario’s privacy and security services map to those listed by Canada Health Infoway as follows:

  • Authorization: maps to CHI’s Access Control
  • Authentication: maps to CHI’s User Authentication Services
  • Access control: maps to CHI’s Access Control
  • User registry: maps to CHI’s Identity Management Services
  • Digital signatures: maps to CHI’s Digital Signature Services
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI): maps to CHI’s Encryption and Digital Signature Services
  • Auditing: maps to CHI’s Secure Auditing Services
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