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Security and compliance

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

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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.

Source : Ponemon Institute


287 unique IT systems required for care delivery.

Source : NiT Health

Capabilities and solutions

Healthcare cybersecurity

Block threats, contain intruders, and improve visibility to protect your systems--and your patients--from cyberattacks.

Network and micro-segmentation

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

Cybersecurity across the continuum of care

Healthcare is more connected than ever--creating opportunities but also vulnerabilities. See how real-life hospitals are securing critical medical devices, electronic records, and clinical applications.

Healthcare virtual tour

Explore how our solutions and our global ecosystem of partners can help facilitate security and compliance.