Forescout and First Health Advisory Collaborates in Healthcare Cybersecurity to Help Organizations Contain IT, OT and IoMT Risks


Forescout Technologies , a global leader in cybersecurity automation, today announced a partnership with First Health Advisory , a leader in healthcare IT risk management. Announced a new partnership in cybersecurity. The partnership will transform the risk management of connected assets by automating technical data collection, mitigation and risk containment measures across a healthcare organization’s network across IT, IoT, OT and IoMT assets. bring the approach.

Because healthcare networks are under constant attack, they often lack the human capital needed to oversee the work required to stop potential threats and attacks through rapid response. is in This issue makes the need to secure the knowledge of highly skilled external experts to implement programs and conduct ongoing asset risk assessments across the network even more important. .

Tamer Baker, Forescout’s vice president of global healthcare, said: “Cybersecurity risk assessments for healthcare organizations are incredibly time consuming, static in nature, and mandated by regulatory requirements.In addition, we have completed steps to mitigate assessment findings and contain risks. This partnership and a new methodology that combines intuitive risk assessment with automated mitigation techniques will enable healthcare organizations to assess risk easier and faster than ever before. , as well as freeing up internal talent to support other important aspects of the patient experience.”

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The audit experience will also change significantly through this new partnership. Organizations gain the ability to automate evidence collection and receive ongoing mitigation and vulnerability management support from First Health Advisory staff throughout the year.

Will Long, CSO, Enterprise Security & Technology, First Health Advisory, said: “Our partnership provides the best solution that healthcare organizations are looking for: highly skilled, multidisciplinary risk assessors with a deep understanding of regulatory trends, and trusted cybersecurity tools that can automate risk mitigation actions. It provides the right balance of platforms.We are very excited about this collaboration and look forward to working with Forescout to help more healthcare organizations improve their security posture.”

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