Cybersecurity in the age of connected care – News

Identifying a competent and committed IT security partner is key to minimizing the impact of a cyberattack and even potentially preventing attackers from infiltrating assets in the first place. Such a partner recognizes that cybersecurity does not stop at protecting an individual product, but rather requires a systems approach, infusing security principles from product design, through testing and deployment, to establishing robust incident response monitoring and management procedures. Technology vendors can talk about their experience and best practices with many customers and provide evidence-based guidance for the most effective response plans.

The right partner can also help simplify the complexity and variety of their IT systems, major contributors to security vulnerabilities and ineffective IRPs. As the recent surge in digital health innovation and adoption holds great potential to transform care delivery, healthcare systems must prioritize end-to-end integration strategies that simplify and connect their technological infrastructure. This can help reduce an attacker’s entry points, streamline system monitoring, and can ultimately help make security more manageable and cost-effective.

Recognizing the concerns of customers and patients and the critical role security plays in today’s interconnected digital ecosystems, Philips is relentlessly committed to meeting the challenges of an evolving threat landscape to secure healthcare systems. company information. Philips strategy is to stay abreast of emerging security vulnerabilities and potential external threats and to work with regulators, industry partners and healthcare providers to close security gaps and implement remedial measures. protection. By working alongside hospital IT departments at every stage of their digital transformation and cybersecurity strategy, Philips can help collaboratively identify a beneficial path forward to protect assets and help customers achieve secure, connected care. .

To learn more about today’s cybersecurity challenges and Philips’ commitment to proactively addressing our customers’ security and privacy concerns, click here.