Medical Device Security

Safeguard medical devices against malware and tampering

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Overview

Medical devices, such as diagnostic tablet computers, heart rate monitors, and MRI scanners, are just as susceptible to malware as standard laptop computers. To protect medical devices, McAfee offers solutions that prevent unauthorized changes and keep devices malware-free.

McAfee Integrity Control locks down a medical device so only authorized executables and changes are allowed. This low-footprint solution protects against malware, unauthorized applications, and system changes. It also provides the ability to capture an audit trail of authorized changes, facilitating compliance and reporting. Only McAfee provides unique read/write protection for added data protection of field devices. With this feature, you can block the view and alteration of system data and configuration files from any other application other than the original creator of the data. For manufacturers of medical devices, McAfee offers these same capabilities with McAfee Embedded Security.

Key Benefits

  • Safeguard devices without impacting performance
    Protect your medical devices with McAfee Integrity Control, a low-overhead security solution that does not compromise device performance.
  • Lower costs and reduce overhead
    Save time and money with the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) platform, the centralized security console that eases management, simplifies reporting, and automates maintenance. Integrity Control on medical devices allows for the enforcement of business and manufacturing change policies and centralized reporting to validate field images.
  • Count on 24/7 security vigilance
    Secure devices with open operating systems. Integrity Control provides protection from malware and tampering, ensuring your systems cannot be compromised.

Products

Network Security

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McAfee Firewall Enterprise

McAfee Firewall Enterprise is a next-generation firewall that restores control and protection to your network.

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McAfee Network Security Platform

McAfee Network Security Platform is the industry’s most secure network intrusion prevention system (IPS). Backed by McAfee Labs, it protects customers on average 80 days ahead of the threat. It blocks attacks in real time, before they can cause damage, and protects every network-connected device. With Network Security Platform, you can automatically manage risk and enforce compliance — while improving operational efficiency and reducing IT efforts.

Risk & Compliance

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McAfee Integrity Control

McAfee Integrity Control combines industry-leading whitelisting and change control technology, ensuring that only trusted applications run on fixed-function devices, such as point-of-service (POS) systems, ATMs, and kiosks.

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McAfee Vulnerability Manager

McAfee Vulnerability Manager finds and prioritizes vulnerabilities and policy violations on your network. It balances asset criticality with vulnerability severity, enabling you to focus protection on your most important assets.

Endpoint Protection

McAfee Embedded Control
McAfee Embedded Control

McAfee Embedded Control focuses on solving the problem of increased security risk arising from the adoption of commercial operating systems in embedded systems. Embedded Control is a small-footprint, low-overhead, application-independent solution that provides “deploy-and-forget” security.

Resources

Brochures

Security Connected for Healthcare Providers: Preventative Care, Proactive Response (English)

Learn how the Security Connected framework from McAfee works within the resource constraints and the special business requirements of healthcare providers to deliver threat protection, operational efficiencies, and sustainable compliance.

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Security and Privacy of Electronic Medical Records (English)

McAfee and FairWarning have teamed to deliver a comprehensive electronic health record (EHR) —privacy monitoring and security solution specialized for this industry. The integrated platform combines FairWarning's market-leading clinical application privacy monitoring capabilities with award-winning McAfee network and system infrastructure security information and event management (SIEM) solution.

Security Challenges in the U.S. Healthcare Sector (English)

This paper outlines the key challenges faced in the U.S. healthcare sector and describes some of the initiatives underway to overcome them.

Présentations de solution

McAfee Solutions for Healthcare (English)

Discover how McAfee security solutions for the healthcare industry protect access to sensitive data, keep medical devices malware-free, and help meet compliance goals.

Community

Blogs

  • Here’s to your Health and Security Wellness
    McAfee - décembre 11, 2013

    I’m at the 2013 mHealth Summit and made a few observations about this growing industry and security. First some highlights from the conference, in the U.S. 5% of the population is chronically ill, 15% are ill and rest of the 80% are in reasonably good health. There were plenty of exhibitors and sessions around mobile […]

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  • The Economic Impact of Cyber Crime: September #SecChat
    McAfee Enterprise - septembre 20, 2013

    Malicious cyber activity costs the US economy as much as $100 billion dollars each year—that translates to half a million jobs, three times the number of jobs created by the US economy in August 2013. These are the numbers calculated in a report done by the Center for Strategic Internet Studies and sponsored by McAfee. […]

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  • Phishing in the Dark
    McAfee Enterprise - août 21, 2013

    Phishing scams are one of the oldest swindles, having been around for nearly 15 years. They come in many forms: suspicious phone calls, postal mail and email.  Intended to obtain confidential information from their recipients, these emails typically direct naïve victims to fraudulent websites, disguised to appear legitimate, if not almost identical to the real […]

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  • Making progress in Recognizing Risk for Medical Devices
    McAfee - juin 18, 2013

    The FDA recently released a new warning regarding medical devices, malware and cyber-security. The recommendations are sound and reflect progress since the release of the United States Government Accountability Office report on Medical Devices citing a need for expanding information security. Any implantable medical device has a planned lifespan for ten years because undergoing major surgery more […]

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  • Getting Assurance in a Time Constrained World
    McAfee - mai 20, 2013

    Nothing is as frustrating as when something goes wrong, especially when you have time constraints.  NIST has just released Special Publication 800-53, Revision 4: Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations where a few notable items have been added to increase the confidence that security, practices, procedures and architectures of information systems […]

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