Carolyn Crandall, chief deception officer for security company Attivo Networks, says, “Healthcare IT teams need tools in their arsenal that not only defend the network perimeter but also help them detect and respond to in-network threats quickly, efficiently, and effectively.” These tools, of course, include a technology Attivo sells: deception software.
Medical Device security
Written by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer & CMO It was great to attend the NH-ISAC 2018 Spring Summit last week in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL as Grand Round Sponsors. This year’s conference was primarily focused on fostering and building relationships within the trusted healthcare and public health sector community through educational events aimed at advancing the global health sector’s cybersecurity approach. As a Grand Rounds Sponsor, Attivo had a tremendous opportunity to engage with the healthcare community and gain feedback on top security concerns and challenges.
Deception technology is a powerful tool that can help secure company assets, safeguard patient data and transform the network into an environment where the attacker cannot determine what is real and what is fake. These traps and lures detect lateral movement, credential theft, ransomware and Active Directory reconnaissance, ultimately revealing an attacker’s activities as they try to scan systems or attempt to download malware onto medical devices.