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Securing the Widening Attack Surface of Healthcare Today

Medical patient records are at an all-time high valuation on the Dark Web. As we all know, healthcare records are different because of the permanence of the data.

By Keith RayleFebruary 11, 2019

Business and Technology

Fortinet To Share Expert Healthcare Insights During Sessions at HIMSS19

Fortinet has successfully worked with a growing number healthcare organizations to help them overcome the modern security challenges plaguing the industry. Learn more about our efforts, and the Fortinet sessions you can attend at HIMSS19.

By FortinetJanuary 25, 2019

Business and Technology

Securing the Next Generation of Healthcare: A Preview of HIMSS 2019

We’re excited to attend HIMSS 2019 and look forward to meeting with healthcare professionals, industry leaders, and innovators to address IT and IoMT challenges, improve patient care, and secure today’s evolving healthcare organizations.

By FortinetDecember 31, 2018

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Recent Healthcare Regulations and Guidelines Providers Should Be Aware Of

Healthcare has long been a regulated space due to the sensitive personal information collected and stored. Top of mind when thinking of healthcare regulations is HIPAA, which provides comprehensive and mandatory standards for ensuring the security and privacy of protected health information (PHI). Noncompliance can result in heavy fines, as well reputational damage.

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuyApril 13, 2018

Business and Technology

Fortinet at HIMSS 2018: Troy Roberts Discusses the Healthcare Security Landscape

Watch the video in this post to hear from Fortinet’s Troy Roberts, VP of Enhanced Technologies, as he discusses the challenges facing healthcare organizations in 2018 and how to overcome them.

By Susan BiddleMarch 16, 2018

Business and Technology

Securing SD-WAN in Distributed Healthcare Environments

Organizations are becoming increasingly reliant on digital capabilities across industries, and this is no different in the healthcare space. New technology has enabled patients to take a more hands-on role in their care, simplified patient/physician communication, and improved the ability of patients to get care in rural locations. For this adoption of technology to be effective, however, healthcare providers must ensure they have the necessary WAN (wide area network) infrastructure to accommodate more requests and greater bandwidth needs.

By Nirav ShahFebruary 16, 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

Securing the Internet of Medical Things: What to Do Now

Due to the sensitive information housed within medical records (Social Security numbers, addresses, medical claim data etc.), healthcare has always been one of the most frequently targeted industries by cybercriminals. Hackers who successfully steal this data can profit in a big way, as it has high value in the cybercrime black market. As digital capabilities grow within healthcare, so too do the number of vulnerabilities. This upsurge in capabilities and targets can largely be credited to the rise of the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT),...

By Susan BiddleAugust 02, 2017

Industry Trends

Why Top Healthcare Institutions are Moving Toward Integrated Security Solutions

According to a report posted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, 87 percent of office-based physicians had adopted some form of electronic health record (EHR) as of 2015. This is more than double the 42 percent that had done so when data was collected in 2008. Along with an increase in EHR adoption, we have also witnessed a global healthcare revolution in data collection and research. Access to such data improves the care and quality of life of those individuals these institutions serve. The challenge...

By Susan BiddleJuly 19, 2017

Industry Trends

Information Governance for Healthcare Institutions

Information governance is nothing new, but for it to be effective, it requires understanding, flexibility, and collaboration between a variety of teams and departments. Fortinet’s Susan Biddle offers her insights into the role of information governance in organizational security and how healthcare organizations can adapt. Can solid information governance boost security for an organization? If so, in what ways? Security is all about protecting the critical assets and intellectual property of an organization, while maximizing their value....

By Darlene GannonJuly 12, 2017