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Healthcare

THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY FACES MANY CYBER THREATS

In the Healthcare industry, the trend is for the operations side of organizations to converge with the IT side, as healthcare facilities seek to align their IT initiatives with business requirements. Protecting sensitive patient information needs to be balanced with accessibility issues in order for Medical staff to perform efficiently. CLEARNETWORK has developed a unique integration of services and technologies that deal with the specific issues that Healthcare organizations face. This integration covers every base in a way that keeps the total cost of ownership to a bare minimum, while helping to maintain HIPAA compliance.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations were established to protect the integrity and security of health information, including protecting against unauthorized use or disclosure of the information. HIPAA enforcement became effective on March 16, 2006. In spite of this, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, breaches in the Medical/Healthcare industry topped the ITRC 2014 Breach List with 42.5 percent of the breaches identified in 2014. The Enforcement Rule sets civil money penalties for HIPAA violations.

Common cyber security challenges in the healthcare sector include:

Work with competing IT priorities and limited funding

Protect large and potentially outdated IT environments
 Balance service efficiency and patient confidentiality

Educate non-technical employees about cyber security risks

Keep pace with continuous workplace digitisation

 

ALWAYS KNOW WHAT’S HAPPENING ON YOUR NETWORK

Key security questions for healthcare providers

 

Key security questions organisations in the healthcare sector should be asking:

 

  • Is there a strategy to detect, respond to, and report breaches?
  • How often are networks and applications tested for vulnerabilities?
  • Are systems in place that can defend against sophisticated threats?
  • Are systems able to detect threats that have passed the perimeter?
  • How often are systems backed up to mitigate a ransomware threat?
  • Are non-technical staff trained about cyber security risks?
  • How is patients’ personal data processed and protected?

CLEARNETWORK COMPREHENSIVE MANAGED SECURITY 

Clearnetwork’s USM platform provides a unified approach to threat detection and compliance management that provides complete IT security visibility. USM is an all-in-one security management platform that includes five essential security capabilities all centrally managed through a single pane of glass:

Asset Discovery

Vulnerability Assessment

Intrusion Detection

Behavioral Analysis

SIEM/Log Management

MAINTAIN VISIBILITY OF YOUR ONLINE ASSETS AND RESPOND QUICKLY TO THREATS

We are a managed service that allows your firm to concentrate on value-added functions and business processes rather than performing labor-intensive security tasks. Our customers experience peace of mind knowing their data is safe and that their networks, cloud environments, and endpoints are being monitored.

Experienced Team

Our analysts have experience monitoring networks like yours and understand the unique security needs of the healthcare industry.

Rapid Deployment

It’s quick and easy to get started. Customers typically set up USM in under an hour and one of our experts will be there to help you every step of the way.

Unrivaled Support

Don’t spend hours waiting for a response to your ticket. Our support team will get back to you in minutes and work with you for as long as you need us. 

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