Cisco Increases Patient Data Security for Healthcare Provider

Cisco Services helped Sentara deploy Cisco ISE to dynamically implement security policies so physicians and other authorized users have access to network resources.

Sentara implements a robust and scalable policy-driven network security across the infrastructure for FDA security compliance.

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We know we can count on Cisco Professional Services as we deploy new networked technologies to deliver superior healthcare.
- Chad Spiers, Director, Voice and Data Infrastructure Services, Sentara

Challenge

To secure every network port so only staff can move about their facilities and use medical systems.

  • Safeguard confidential patient data
  • Authenticate and authorize all legitimate devices and users for network access
  • Assign appropriate security policies for patient data and clinical devices

Solution

Cisco ISE was deployed to dynamically implement security policies through the patient hospital rooms.

Results

A robust and scalable policy-driven network security across the infrastructure keeps Sentara compliant with FDA security mandates.

  • Smooth implementation of hospital-wide security policies
  • Compliance with security mandates
  • Knowledge transfer to in-house staff

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