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Healthcare Network Security

Internet of Things Ecosystems Mature Through Partner Programs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Recent ABI Research found that partner programs and their member companies have Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems with a high maturity grade. The increase in IoT maturity was largely impacted by partner programs that offered members...

Healthcare Blockchain Focus of New IEEE Standards Association

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IEEE announced the launch of its latest IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Industry Connections (IC) program: Digital Inclusion through Trust and Agency, which focuses on blockchain technology. The program will bring together subject...

IoT, BYOD Prompt Healthcare Cloud Security Market Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare cloud security market is growing as organizations continue to embrace cloud-based IT infrastructure solutions. According to a recent Markets and Markets report, the cloud security market is expected to rise steadily through...

How to Protect Patient Healthcare Data from Shadow IT Threats

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Shadow IT is one of the most prominent threats to patient healthcare data because it often goes undetected unless the IT department has tools in place to flag and prevent the unauthorized use of third party apps and devices. Shadow IT...

Riverbed Acquires Xirrus to Strengthen SD-WAN Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Riverbed Technology announced its acquisition of Xirrus to expand its software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) and cloud networking solution Riverbed SteelConnect. Riverbed hopes to offer customers unified connectivity and policy-based...

Healthcare Wireless Network Upgrades Needed for the IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare wireless networks are the foundation of health IT infrastructure, supporting new and advanced infrastructure deployments. The increase in connected medical, Internet of Things (IoT), and mobile devices are pushing the WLAN...

Healthcare Network Management Crucial for Value-Based Care

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare network management software market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6 percent as healthcare organizations continue to embrace virtualized infrastructure technology. With organizations looking to embrace value-based care,...

Hacker-Based Cyber Defense Increases Healthcare Data Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Synack announced that its hacker-powered intelligence platform is now backed by Microsoft and HPE and has raised over $20 million in a Series C round of funding to add more advanced healthcare data security. The new investment will be...

Aruba Networks Deploys Mobile-First HIT Network Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Aruba Networks announced the deployment of its gigabit wireless network at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital to improve its HIT network infrastructure. The recently merged hospitals implemented the wireless network to bring users better...

Software-Defined Networking Aids HIT Infrastructure Advancement

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are looking to software-defined networking (SDN) to reduce the size of their health IT network infrastructure and allow IT administrators to have more control over the networks. Research and Markets predicts that...

Healthcare Wireless Network Deployments Facing Challenges

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations traditionally have a difficult time deploying wireless networks due to the nature of healthcare facilities. With the rise of connected medical devices and IoT devices, it’s becoming more important for...

IoT Sensors Critical to Successful Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare is expected to lead the way for Internet of Things (IoT) sensors as the market continues to grow at a CARG of 26 percent from 2016 to 2022. A recent Research and Markets report attributes the projected growth to the increase of...

Staffing Top Challenge in SIEM HIT Infrastructure Adoption

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Identity Governance and Admin Protects HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Software-Defined Networking Advances Health IT Connectivity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are integrating health IT infrastructure solutions using virtualization to more easily manage processes and take the strain off network hardware. More organizations are also using software-defined networking (SDN)...

VMware Joins Intel Health IT Security Readiness at HIMSS17

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Grants Clinicians Instant Logins

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Hyper-converged infrastructure is proving its worth in health IT infrastructure as organizations seek to improve operations, security, and patient care using virtualization. Southern New Hampshire Health (SNHH) uses Pivot3’s...

Extreme Networks Releases HIPAA-Compliant Network Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

VPNs, Visibility Push Healthcare Network Management Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare networks grow to keep up with the number of connected devices, managed network services are required to ensure all devices are authorized and transmitting the correct data to the correct place. Markets and Markets predicts...

Ruckus Expands Network Security with VMware, Lightspeed Systems

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

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