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Armis Centrix™ for Medical Device Security

Automated Network Segmentation and Enforcement

Armis Centrix™ enables effective network segmentation for healthcare organizations throughout their segmentation initiative, including identification, communication, mapping, policy building, and continuous enforcement.

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Network Segmentation for Healthcare

Network Segmentation Challenges

Network segmentation is an important tool in the healthcare environment, but it presents various challenges in its implementation.

The Network Access Control (NAC) Problem

NAC, the most common form of network segmentation, is complex to deploy and it can’t assess the risk of unmanaged devices, it can’t detect threats, and is particularly ineffective regarding medical devices. NAC projects also take multiple years to implement and result in only a 30% segment.

Policy Creation and Enforcement

The policies that enable network segmentation to work have to be updated to ensure that segmented devices are only communicating with the devices necessary to their function. However, writing and updating policies is difficult if communication patterns, network maps, and information on what anomalous behavior looks like is unavailable.

Traditional NAC Segmentation has Reduced Efficacy for IoMT Devices

Network segmentation protects devices and your network by grouping devices and dividing the network into smaller parts. Unfortunately, traditional NAC projects can only readily identify enterprise devices, not IoMT, making NAC implementation ineffective in the healthcare environment.

Armis Centrix Platform Diagram

Streamline Your Segmentation

Begin the important process of segmenting your network for better security.

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Network Segmentation in the Healthcare Environment

Armis Centrix™ enables your network segmentation implementation by supporting every aspect of the network segmentation process- developing an asset catalog, mapping communications, access control list (ACL) export, and policy building. Your security teams will be freed up to work on the efficacy of your network segmentation and overall security posture, rather than spending hours of human time running manual processes.

Constant Security

Enforcement keeps your network segmentation effective.

Continuous Automated Enforcement

Armis Centrix™ integrates with your existing tech stack to automate the enforcement of your network segmentation policies efficiently and continuously. Continuous automated enforcement allows for automated quarantine and segmentation of compromised devices until your security team can properly address and remediate the problem. This makes your security response more agile and able to react before an attack can become widespread and affect your entire environment.

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University Health Network Relies on Armis to See Their Entire Inventory

University Health Network, the largest teaching hospital in Canada, relies on Armis to track every device across their entire healthcare network. Armis enabled them to see value quickly, discover devices they didn’t know existed, and track and remediate recalls from oversight and governing boards. Armis also works alongside their existing integrations and dashboards to provide data that is immediately actionable.

Additional Resources

Medical & IoT Device Security for Healthcare

Discover why patient care devices are at risk and how to secure all digital assets in healthcare environments. Download our white paper.

Network Segmentation for Healthcare

Armis provides visibility into all devices on the network, enabling organizations to build effective segmentation policies. Once policies are defined, Armis then continually monitors the network for new devices or ones that violate those policies.

Winning the Cybersecurity Battle in Healthcare

In this session, please join cybersecurity expert Chris Dobrec, Vice President Product Marketing at Armis as he weighs in on best practices for medical device security, and how to protect your organization from the exploitation of connected medical devices.