Advanced capabilities mitigate pervasive cyber security risk for healthcare providers
PARAMUS, N.J., May 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nuvolo today announced the availability of its new Medical Device Cyber Security Platform® integrated with ServiceNow Security Operations to help healthcare providers’ IT, security and clinical engineering teams strengthen their cyber security posture and reduce risk across their medical device fleet. The integrated solution brings Nuvolo’s medical device data into the ServiceNow platform where IT, security and clinical engineering teams can gain shared visibility into device posture and automate workflows to reduce risk.
“True enterprise visibility and risk mitigation for connected medical devices has not been attainable until now. Clinical engineering teams and their peers in IT and security apply dissimilar approaches to addressing this complex set of challenges. Our new integrated solution now provides healthcare systems one trusted medical device data source to foster meaningful collaboration, process improvement and sustainable levels of medical device cyber security risk mitigation,” said Tom Stanford, CEO, Nuvolo. “Our integration with ServiceNow Security Operations offers a modern and efficient way to protect the integrity of medical devices and foster collaboration between IT, security and clinical engineering.”
Today, cyber security for network connected medical devices is one of the biggest threats affecting the healthcare industry and the number of network connected medical devices is growing rapidly. According to Gartner, “by 2020, the number of medical devices requiring security hardening by a healthcare provider will increase by 45%.1 Healthcare providers are left to rely on multiple systems of record possessing non-standard naming conventions, fields, forms and location IDs that are outdated and potentially induce unwarranted risks.
“Mitigating medical device cyber risk is all about process improvement; it starts with the creation of a single trusted data source and ends with an integrated set of capabilities for security, IT and clinical engineering to respond to threats,” said Sean Convery, vice president and general manager, ServiceNow Security and Risk. “With Security Operations integrated into the Nuvolo platform, customers benefit from stronger collaboration, improved incident response and faster remediation at scale.”
Available today on the ServiceNow store, Nuvolo’s Medical Device Cyber Security Platform creates one trusted medical device data source and uses automated workflows and a modern platform to improve cyber security risk mitigation. The integration of ServiceNow Security Operations delivers comprehensive cyber security risk management with its incident and vulnerability response and threat intelligence capabilities.
1 Gartner “Top Three Security and Privacy Impacts of Connected Medical Devices on Healthcare Providers” by Saniye Burcu Alaybeyi, Marc-Antoine Meunier and Gregg Pessin, September 27, 2017.
Nuvolo is revolutionizing enterprise asset management by innovating on ServiceNow, the world’s leading enterprise cloud platform. The company’s vision is to be the global leader in cloud-based EAM, powered by a culture of innovation and a relentless commitment to customer service. Fully optimized for growing, mobile workforces worldwide, Nuvolo delivers a simple, intuitive and user-friendly online and offline mobile experience.
Privately held and founded in 2013, Nuvolo is headquartered in Paramus, N.J. with offices throughout the U.S. and internationally in London and Pune, India. For more information about the Nuvolo EAM platform, please visit www.nuvolo.com.