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How Evolving Endpoint Protection Platforms Secure Devices

March 20, 2017 - As healthcare organizations deploy more mobile devices into their health IT infrastructures, networks can become more vulnerable because malware has more opportunities to affect the networks. This is where evolving endpoint protection platforms (EPP) can benefit healthcare organizations. Typically, securing endpoints is a multi-tiered process for IT administrators because each kind of endpoint...


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Staffing Top Challenge in SIEM HIT Infrastructure Adoption

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Security information and event management (SIEM) is an important aspect of HIT infrastructure security, but a recent study conducted by the Ponemon Institute found that over half of respondents were unsatisfied with the actionable intelligence...

Identity Governance and Admin Protects HIT Infrastructure

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Gartner released its latest Magic Quadrant report that highlights the need for identity governance and administration (IGA), which is especially significant to HIT infrastructure when organizations have multiple information systems and a growing...

VMware Joins Intel Health IT Security Readiness at HIMSS17

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At HIMSS17, VMware announced a new collaboration with Intel Health and Life Sciences to benefit healthcare organizations by understanding their current health IT security readiness. VMware now offers new services as part of Intel’s Healthcare...

Extreme Networks Releases HIPAA-Compliant Network Management

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Extreme Networks announced the release of an optional network management add-on to its ExtremeManagement product portfolio, helping healthcare organizations stay HIPAA compliant for mission-critical networks. Announced at HIMSS17, the Information...

Ruckus Expands Network Security with VMware, Lightspeed Systems

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Ruckus Wireless announced new integrations between its Cloudpath software and Lightspeed Systems and VMware software to offer better network security. Cloudpath allows organizations to establish policy-based security for wired and wireless networks....

How to Secure an Evolving HIT, BYOD Mobile Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations have been exploring bring-your-own-device (BYOD) deployments in health IT infrastructure over the past several years, but many organizations have been hung up on challenges presented by security concerns of employees...

Major Vendors Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

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IBM, Nokia, AT&T, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, and Trustonic announced the formation of the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance to research better ways to secure an IoT ecosystem and help solve IoT security challenges. The influx of healthcare Internet...

DigiCert Releases Healthcare IoT Security Solution

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DigiCert announced the release of its DigiCert Auto-Provisioning solution to help appease the need for medical Internet of Things (IoT) device security. The tool provisions digital certificates at scale, regardless if an organization’s...

Blockchain Vendor Efforts Center on IoT in IT Infrastructure

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Last month, a group blockchain vendors came together to discuss a collective effort to address the challenges facing blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) deployments in enterprise IT infrastructure. Vendors attending the meeting included Hashed...

How Machine Learning Can Improve Healthcare Cybersecurity

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Machine learning in healthcare cybersecurity is expected to increase spending on big data, intelligence, and analytics, according to a report by ABI Research. Cyber threats are a constant concern for enterprises and are expected to cause over...

IBM Watson, FDA Collaborate on Healthcare Blockchain Research

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IBM Watson Health and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have signed a collaborative research agreement with the goal of applying blockchain technology to define secure, efficient, and scalable health data exchange. IBM and the FDA will evaluate...

PokitDok Receives EHNAC HIE, Healthcare Cloud Accreditations

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PokitDok has received accreditation from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), the software development company announced earlier this week. The company met the requirements for both the Outsourced Services Accreditation...

Ruckus, TrackR Release Wi-Fi IoT Device Tracking Solution

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Ruckus Wireless along with TrackR has announced a joint solution that leverages Bluetooth low energy (BLE) technology combined with Ruckus ZoneFlex across access points (APs) to enhance the indoor and outdoor location services of TrackR’s...

Health IT Infrastructure to Combat Growing Ransomware Threats

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Healthcare organizations are set to adopt anti-ransomware software and services as the threat of ransomware continues to be a top health IT security threat. The latest Markets and Markets research predicts that the ransomware protection market...

Protecting Health IT infrastructure from DDoS Attacks

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The adoption connected medical devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) by healthcare organizations increases the responsibility for protecting health IT infrastructures against distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks becomes.  DDoS...

DB Networks Launches Artificial Intelligence-Based DAM Solution

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DB Networks announced its agentless database activity monitoring (DAM) solution which employs artificial intelligence (AI) so organizations can achieve both compliance monitoring and database security without giving up control of their data for...

IBM Watson Launches Healthcare AI Cybersecurity Beta Program

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IBM has launched the IBM Watson for Cyber Security Beta Program with 40 organizations in industries including healthcare, insurance, and education. IBM Watson for Cyber Security program intends to address the security challenges organizations...

Health Data Encryption Grows with Technology Advancements

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Encryption remains one of the top security features for health IT infrastructure as on-premise and cloud-based encryption software is expected to grow through 2024, according to new projections.  Grand View Research recently released a report...

Health Data Security Needs to Generate IAM Market Growth

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The increasing number of cloud applications and mobile devices in healthcare organizations calls for tighter health data security as users access data both within an organization and remotely.  According to Grand View Research, the identity...

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