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Security, Privacy, and Compliance

Increasing threats mean hospitals need to find new ways to provide healthcare cybersecurity.

Healthcare security challenges

The threat surface in healthcare is one of the largest of any industry.

15 – 20

15 to 20 IP devices in a typical patient hospital room.

Source : HIT Infrastructure

$6.45 M

Healthcare has the highest average cost per breach for any industry, averaging 6.45 million dollars. 

Source : Ponemon Institute


287 unique IT systems required for care delivery.

Source : NiT Health

Customer stories

Security, privacy, and compliance supported by Cisco solutions.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Addressing pain points, responding to threats, and protecting patient data.

Boston Medical Center

Leveraging security to deliver exceptional care in high-acuity healthcare settings.

Capabilities and solutions

Healthcare cybersecurity

Block threats, contain intruders, and improve visibility to protect your systems and patient data from cyberattacks with an end-to-end integrated security portfolio.

Medical device and IoT security

Design and build secure and segmented networks to better protect administrative and research networks, medical devices, guest wireless, and more from cybersecurity threats.

More Cisco solutions

Security is critical. So we build it into everything we make. Cyber threats in healthcare come from everywhere: the network, medical devices, even employees. Cisco’s security solutions help increase visibility and stop threats in their tracks — fast.

Reimagine the future of care

Cybersecurity has never been more important. Hear from IDC about the top cybersecurity trends in the healthcare industry today and how to get your organization ready to secure the future.

Secure the future of healthcare

Prepare for tomorrow with the tools for today. See what's possible with Cisco Secure and Cisco SecureX.