Privacy Breach Detection

Protect and quickly react to data and privacy threats

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Today, patient information resides on laptops, mobile devices, and databases. Consumer devices enable clinicians and physicians to be readily connected but can also facilitate communication and data transfers through the Internet that can be risky for healthcare providers, HIPAA compliance, and security. As a result, the risk of data breaches has increased significantly, along with the risk of subsequent regulatory fines, litigation, and damage to your reputation. Yet, utilizing and analyzing this data is critical and assists in providing stronger healthcare services.

McAfee’s Security Connected framework enables faster alerting, analysis, and options for healthcare IT to provide robust systems and risk detection:

  • Broad coverage provided by security information and event management (SIEM) easily integrates with traditional IT logs and provides greater context with clinical application logs
  • Healthcare-specific tools for monitoring activity and access to the data directly within databases, alerting on activities of privileged users and applications
  • Data loss discovery to find the sources of your data and alert on proprietary data leaks
  • Email and web gateways ensure communication and use of services is within the healthcare's guidelines to proactively manage risky behavior

Key Benefits

  • Visibility across the heterogeneous environment
    The expansion of digitized healthcare and managing existing infrastructure, and having visibility and consolidation of logging provides timely notification of security risk issues and events.
  • Data monitoring without disrupting healthcare operations
    Assess where your organization has sensitive data with data discovery as part of ongoing HIPAA risk assessment. Manage potential risky communication and transfers with data loss protection, enabling notification and/or blocking of egregious offenders to your healthcare information security policy.
  • Proactively manage against potential data misuse and transfer
    Monitor and set security policies for email and web activities, exposing the most common areas of concern for sensitive data misuse or compromise of organizational security policy.



McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
McAfee Enterprise Security Manager

McAfee Enterprise Security Manager provides the speed and rich context required to identify critical threats, respond quickly, and easily address compliance requirements. Continuous global threat and enterprise risk feeds deliver adaptive and autonomous risk management, allowing remediation of threats and compliance reporting in minutes instead of hours.

McAfee Database Event Monitor for SIEM
McAfee Database Event Monitor for SIEM

McAfee Database Event Monitor for SIEM delivers non-intrusive, detailed security logging of database transactions by monitoring access to database configurations and data. It not only consolidates database activity into a central audit repository, but integrates with McAfee Enterprise Security Manager to intelligently analyze and detect suspicious activity.

Data Protection

DLP Discover
McAfee DLP Discover

McAfee Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Discover finds your sensitive data for you even if the location is unknown. Using advanced network crawling technology, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Discover searches systems based on LAN segment, IP address range, network group, and many other easily defined criteria.

McAfee DLP Monitor
McAfee DLP Monitor

McAfee Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Monitor industry-leading data protection scanning and analysis examines network traffic at a deeper level than any other data protection solution on the market.

Email & Web Security

McAfee Email Gateway
McAfee Email Gateway

McAfee Email Gateway is a comprehensive email security solution. It blocks spam with over 99% accuracy, delivers the industry’s most comprehensive capabilities for email data loss prevention, and provides integrated, policy-enforced encryption.

McAfee Web Gateway
McAfee Web Gateway

McAfee Web Gateway guards against zero-day threats and targeted attacks with proactive protection.


Data Loss Prevention Assessment

Detect and prevent the unauthorized transmission or disclosure of sensitive information. McAfee Foundstone reduces your risk of exposure by identifying sensitive data copied or currently in transit from its original intended container.

Incident Management Check

Build a better, more effective incident response and management program. McAfee Foundstone analyzes the gaps in your incident management program and offers recommendations to improve your emergency response protocol.

Regulatory & Compliance Check

Meet information security compliance requirements. McAfee Foundstone assesses gaps in your organization’s regulatory and compliance status and makes next-step recommendations.

Vulnerability Management Check

Assess your vulnerability management program. McAfee Foundstone analyzes the gaps in your program to ensure you have the right balance of people, process, and technology.



Security Connected for Healthcare Providers: Preventative Care, Proactive Response

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.

White Papers

Security and Privacy of Electronic Medical Records

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

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



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