healthcare


As healthcare providers adopt digital capabilities, traditional WANs are not equipped to keep up. Learn why SD-WANs are a better option, and how to secure them. [Read More]
by RSS Nirav Shah  |  Feb 16, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
When it comes to protecting patient information and proprietary medical research, the healthcare industry faces significant cybersecurity challenges every day. The adoption of new medical technology—including electronic health records (EHRs), online patient portals, connected devices and wearables—offers improved patient care and convenience. However, it also creates greater opportunity for attack. Of all the industries affected by advances in cybercrime techniques, healthcare providers continue to be at high risk. That’s because... [Read More]
by RSS Derek Manky  |  Feb 09, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
Even if the enterprise security team has a handle on its individual clouds, multiple secure clouds are not the same thing as a secure multi-cloud. This requires a single secure enterprise network that spans the data center (physical or software defined) and all the private and public clouds to which an organization subscribes. [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Feb 07, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Learn about the keynote sessions being delivered at Fortinet’s Accelerate conference, and the key takeaways for IT professionals across verticals. [Read More]
by RSS Mike Morgan  |  Feb 06, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
To mitigate the cyber risks associated with Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices connecting to healthcare networks, security controls must be put in place to ensure that one compromised medical device does not lead to the compromise of the entire network and the loss of valuable patient data. [Read More]
by RSS Rajoo Nagar  |  Dec 28, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Recently, Fortinet CISO Phil Quade spoke with Hussein Syed, CISO at RWJBarnabas Health, and Erik Devine, CISO at Riverside Healthcare, about how they are addressing some of the most pressing IT challenges facing healthcare while enabling technical innovation. [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Dec 22, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
At the end of the day, complying with GDPR may very well simply turn out to be the right thing to do to protect the privacy and interests of all of an organization’s stakeholder communities. As a society, we simply can’t go on shrugging off data breaches that harm millions of people, often on multiple occasions in their lifetime. [Read More]
by RSS Patrick Grillo  |  Dec 08, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
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.  [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Dec 01, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Healthcare professionals are the epitome of a mobile workforce: constantly on the move and highly dependent on fast, accurate information. They need a secure wireless solution that performs flawlessly on the array of devices they rely on every day. Hospitals, clinics and elder care facilities have countless ways to exploit wireless technology for better patient outcomes and improved operational efficiency. From accessing patient records with computers on wheels or handheld tablets to getting telemetry from medical devices, nurse call systems... [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Nov 17, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Fortinet recently hosted nine information security and healthcare IT leaders at its Healthcare Advisory Board Meeting in Miami. Over the course of the two-day event, leaders from Fortinet met and collaborated with these members of the healthcare information security community to get a full understanding of the cybersecurity challenges they face every day on the frontlines of protecting critical patient information and proprietary medical research. This is an exciting and challenging time in the healthcare technology industry. Technical innovations... [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Nov 02, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology