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What Increased EHR Accessibility Means for Cybersecurity

Electronic health records (EHRs) offer many benefits, such as centralizing a patient’s information and streamlining communication. These benefits will only grow as technical advancements continue in healthcare.

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuySeptember 28, 2018

Business and Technology

Fortinet at HIMSS 2018: Securing Connected Medical Devices

Over the past few years, Fortinet has attended HIMSS to participate in conversations surrounding the direction of healthcare technology. We have contributed to and led these conversations, leveraging our cybersecurity expertise to convey the importance of securing IT investments to healthcare IT professionals. These conversations are especially poignant now, as attacks on hospitals and healthcare providers have become more impactful due to their frequency and level of sophistication.

By Susan BiddleMarch 02, 2018

Business and Technology

A Security Fabric for Digital-Age Healthcare: A Preview of HIMSS 2018

HIMSS 2018 will be held this year on March 5-9th at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas. Fortinet is excited to be attending this event yet again to meet with healthcare IT professionals standing on the front lines of digital transformation initiatives at their organizations, and to attend the various workshops, roundtables, and keynotes presented by thought leaders.

By Susan Biddle January 05, 2018

Industry Trends

Symbiotic Security in Healthcare

If healthcare providers can’t figure out how to safely adopt IoMT and operate in the digital age, they won’t survive. One of the benefits of consolidations, mergers and acquisitions is that the acquiring practice is oftentimes now acting as a SaaS provider for the smaller, acquired practice – including providing cybersecurity. Because networks are more complicated than ever before, security is only as strong as its weakest link. 

By Susan BiddleDecember 01, 2017

Partners

Q&A: Securing IoT in the World of Healthcare

According to IBM’s 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index report, cyber criminals attacked healthcare more than any other industry last year, with more than 100 million healthcare records being compromised. As the use of IoT devices continues to grow in hospitals, we talked to Roger Bailey about the risks, and how to secure these increasingly distributed healthcare environments. Q&A with Roger Bailey, Sales Engineer at Fortinet How is IoT growing in the world of healthcare? There are two sides to IoT in hospitals – the customer...

By Darlene GannonFebruary 23, 2017

Industry Trends

Infographic: Protecting Patient Data in Today’s Digital World

The healthcare industry continues to ride the digital wave to improve patient care and organizational efficiency in addition to reducing costs. Hospitals and health systems are relying on electronic health records (EHRs), the cloud, and the Internet of Things (IoT) more than ever. While these technologies are convenient, efficient, and enable a higher degree of patient-centric care, they can be jeopardized by cybercriminals. Stolen patient data can easily be sold on the dark web to criminals looking to extort money, commit identify fraud, spearphish,...

By Susan BiddleFebruary 20, 2017

Industry Trends

4 Motives Behind Why the Healthcare Security Market is Surging

The healthcare security market is flourishing due to a number of recent trends. Read this post to find out more.

By Susan BiddleOctober 21, 2016

Industry Trends

Finding the Right Balance Between Security and Patient Care

This is a guest post from Erik Devine, CISO, Riverside Healthcare. Healthcare security requires a delicate balance: IT must secure sensitive patient information across numerous devices, but without compromising the user experience. As soon as care is compromised, any given security program has failed. At Riverside Healthcare, a comprehensive hospital and wellness campus, we understand how difficult it is to maintain that balance. That’s why our preferred approach is to stay in the background – doing our due diligence on the security...

By Erik DevineJuly 15, 2016

Industry Trends

In Healthcare, Data Security Can Be Difficult

This is a guest post from Erik Devine, CISO, Riverside Healthcare. In a complex healthcare system, ensuring data security can be difficult. Today, the threats are numerous and always evolving. From our vantage point at Riverside Healthcare, a 325-bed acute hospital with connected senior care centers and a wellness center, security presents a lot of moving parts. It’s difficult to identify our vulnerabilities, much less address them. That’s where a partner like Fortinet becomes so crucial. Fortinet understands that healthcare...

By Erik DevineJune 24, 2016