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Securing Healthcare

By February 5, 2021November 21st, 2022No Comments
Managed SIEM - Managed FortiSIEM for Healthcare

Introducing Managed SIEM
for Securing Healthcare

There is a general understanding within the cybersecurity industry that a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system is now an integral component in protecting information from unauthorised network access and breaches. That belief is based on the perception that ‘you can’t protect against threats that aren’t visible’. In order to truly see the suspicious activity on any network, it is an essential to evaluate log data from all endpoints.

Even within a small healthcare provider, this means thousands of log entries on hundreds of devices. The process of manually evaluating this log data would be an impossible task.

This is where the SIEM steps in for securing healthcare

SIEM systems not only aggregate data from devices on a network, they also perform an analysis to determine whether or not the logged activity is a potential threat and in need of further investigation. If anomalies are detected on the network it will collect additional information, trigger alerts, or quarantine those assets.

Data security and Managed SIEM
(Security Information Event Monitoring)

The patient data held by the NHS and other healthcare providers is highly sensitive; holding and storing it securely has become a massive responsibility. However, it’s also essential that the data can be immediately accessed whenever required, whether that’s medical records, contact details, communications, X-rays, MRI’s or other diagnostic scans.

It’s a very sobering thought that medical records have recently become so highly valued amongst cyber criminals, and now hold more value than stolen credit card details on the black market.

Cyber attacks on hospitals are relentless and have become more sophisticated by the day. Securing healthcare is of the upmost importance. Our data security solutions are designed to protect against daily attacks, with data encryption that complies with all relevant regulations. You will still be able to ensure validated access across any connected device, with no downtime or system degradation.

Our managed FortiSIEM solution has evolved greatly over the years, and a good thing too, as modern IT infrastructures have become increasingly complex, dispersed and generally difficult to manage. Infosec Partners will design and deliver an intelligent, scalable system that continuously scans for potential security threats and provides real-time alerts. Our system is capable of analysing huge volumes of data, with its constantly evolving sophisticated threat detection and mitigation.

Why Infosec Partners

  • Technology alone will not prevent cyber attacks
    We are comprehensive security services experts in Advisory Consulting, Architecture, Installation, Identity & Access Management, Managed Security Services & Incident Response.
  • 24/7 Visibility & Support
    Our Security Operations Centre provides 24/7 security monitoring. We log, alert, enrich and escalate to containment and remediation.
  • Flexible Managed SIEM
    Our Managed SIEM offers unrestricted data access, advanced threat visibility & cross client data correlation. We support proactive threat detection and device management.
  • Cut Through The Noise
    Our FortiSIEM Platform filters the alerts you receive, reduces false positives whilst enriching escalations with context and cross client intelligence.
  • Keeping Up with Compliance
    We have expert knowledge of security frameworks, privacy domains, industry directives and compliance requirements.

Healthcare In Focus

  • The healthcare industry is a particularly lucrative target for cyber criminals. For example, the WannaCry attack cost the U.K.’s National Health Service £92 million. Infosecurity Magazine (Oct 2018)
  • More than 90% of healthcare organisations experienced a data breach in the past five years. Portswigger
  • 46 percent of healthcare organisations have been affected by insider threats. Verizon
  • Medical records are now more than 10 x more valuable than financial information because they often contain  complete identities (name, date of birth, Social Security number and medical information) – which can be used to create a fake identity, open credit accounts and much, much more. CNBC

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