Healthcare Mobile Device Security

Securing critical workflows accessed by mobile devices

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Overview

Each organization has itheir unique way of defining what it means to enable mobile devices in the aide of providing improved patient care. The technology solutions can range from creating or leveraging clinical applications that reside on the mobile devices, to virtualizing workflows or just allowing mobile access to the applications and web-enabled services. The most important consideration is how you would secure the critical workflows and data, regardless of how or what types of devices are being utilized.

McAfee’s broad spectrum of security solutions and Security Connected framework enable strong controls and risk management for all types of IT supporting healthcare organizations. Through the network connection points and to the server and virtualization infrastructure supporting the applications and clinical workflows, McAfee provides end-to-end and optimized management regardless of your mobile device strategy and deployment.

Key Benefits

  • Monitor and log across the infrastructure
    As you extend the accessibility of healthcare-related services to mobile devices, monitoring the supporting access points, infrastructure, and databases is critical.
  • Get intrusion protection and threat analysis
    By quickly diffusing and mitigating network anomalies and leveraging McAfee Global Threat Intelligence, you can provide faster protection from emerging attacks.
  • Leverage mobile device management
    Align mobile device use to ensure compliance and decrease security risk. Options for enforcing passwords, utilizing local device encryption of healthcare data, and the ability to remote wipe if a device is lost or stolen are essential safeguards of mobile device management.
  • Reduce risk within infrastructure and cost of management
    Deploy technologies that optimize security for virtualized environments, prevent unwanted and unauthorized changes to servers and controllers, and indicate current IT vulnerability and risk scores. Provide healthcare IT information and controls to prioritize activities, saving time and ensuring high availability of critical IT systems.

Products

SIEM

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.

Network Security

McAfee Network Security Platform
McAfee Network Security Platform

McAfee Network Security Platform is the industry’s leading next-generation network intrusion prevention system. It protects network-connected devices against advanced, targeted attacks through a combination of sophisticated defenses, including full stack inspection, protocol anomaly detection, advanced behavior analytics, and reputation-based analysis. It delivers integrated visibility and control of over 1,100 network-based applications. It provides hypervisor-aware Intrusion prevention, supports live migration of virtual machines, and scales up to 80 Gbps to meet the performance needs of the world’s most demanding networks.

Mobile Security

McAfee Enterprise Mobility Management (McAfee EMM)
McAfee Enterprise Mobility Management (McAfee EMM)

With data and device protection for today’s most popular mobile devices, including Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, and Android, McAfee provides a complete and scalable security solution that embraces device diversity. Enterprises can offer employees mobile device choice, while delivering secure and easy access to mobile corporate applications.

Endpoint Protection

McAfee MOVE AntiVirus
McAfee MOVE AntiVirus

McAfee Management for Optimized Virtual Environments (MOVE) AntiVirus optimizes McAfee virus protection for virtual desktops and servers without compromising performance or security, helping you realize operational returns and more effective security management.

McAfee Server Security Suite Advanced
McAfee Server Security Suite Advanced

McAfee Server Security Suite Advanced is the industry’s first server security solution that safeguards your critical servers from complex threats while preserving uptime and availability.

Risk & Compliance

McAfee Vulnerability Manager
McAfee Vulnerability Manager

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

Resources

Brochures

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.

Solution Briefs

McAfee Solutions for Healthcare

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

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.

Community

Blogs

  • Here’s to your Health and Security Wellness
    McAfee - December 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 - September 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 - August 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 - June 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 - May 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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