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.
McAfee Firewall Enterprise is a next-generation firewall that restores control and protection to your network.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This paper outlines the key challenges faced in the U.S. healthcare sector and describes some of the initiatives underway to overcome them.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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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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 […]