Forescout Announces Strategic Partnership with Medigate to Reduce Risk of Medical IoT Devices
“Connected medical devices represent a fast-growing threat attack vector and the lack of device manufacturer standardization and interoperability has created a significant problem for clinical care network operations,” said
Medigate enables IT, info security, biomedical and clinical engineering teams to identify, monitor and secure every medical device on the clinical network. Utilizing Medigate’s context-rich medical device classification and information,
The joint offering will utilize passive technologies to identify and classify all connected medical devices and IT assets on health delivery organization networks, including unknown and hard-to-classify devices, while minimizing disruption. It will provide valuable insights to support corporate security policies to protect biomedical devices through effective vulnerability management, anomaly and threat detection and risk scoring. Through this partnership, customers will be able to design and implement effective segmentation and control access to the clinical network.
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The streamlined fulfilment, delivery and support of the combined offering reduces complexity for customers seeking to solve for device visibility, classification, compliance and cybersecurity protection in the enterprise and specialized medical environments. Central to the new partnership is a coordinated sales and marketing strategy to address customers’ IT, clinical technology and biomedical needs, including “
Forescoutand Medigate: Safely Securing Healthcare Organizations with Continuous Device Insight and Automated Policy Enforcement
Medigate is the industry’s first and leading dedicated medical device security and asset management platform, enabling providers to deliver secure, connected care. Medigate fuses the knowledge and understanding of medical workflow and device identity and protocols with the reality of today’s cybersecurity threats. With Medigate, hospital networks can safely operate all medical devices on their network, enabling deployment of existing and new devices to patients while ensuring privacy and safety.
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