Fortified Health Security Earns Prestigious 2018 Frost & Sullivan Healthcare IoT Cybersecurity Company of the Year Award

Frost & Sullivan conducted an in-depth analysis of the healthcare cybersecurity market and named Fortified as the 2018 North American Healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Company of the Year.
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This elite recognition validates Fortified’s philosophy that a managed
security services model is critical to effective IoT security programs

 FRANKLIN, TN (February 26, 2018) – Frost & Sullivan, a leading growth partnership firm, completed a review and in-depth analysis of the healthcare cybersecurity market that led it to honor Fortified Health Security as the 2018 North American Healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Company of the Year. This award highlights Fortified’s strong overall performance and its impressive portfolio of healthcare-specific cybersecurity managed services offerings.

In the award, Frost & Sullivan highlighted Fortified’s ability to partner with healthcare organizations and address cybersecurity risks from multiple perspectives, effectively increasing its clients’ overall security posture over time. Given the market, threat landscape, and the extreme resource shortage, a flexible healthcare-specific managed security services approach resonates with healthcare organizations. Fortified’s unique services approach helps healthcare organizations address their healthcare cybersecurity needs in an efficient manner. Frost & Sullivan also recognized Fortified’s innovative managed services approach to addressing the security needs of connected medical and IoT devices.

“Fortified has strengthened its position as the preferred cybersecurity services provider in healthcare with its unique managed services approach, which comprehensively addresses the challenges of securing connected medical devices,” said Vikrant Gandhi, Industry Director, Frost & Sullivan. “By taking a true partnership approach, Fortified effectively addresses the top security initiatives of healthcare organizations.”

In its report, Frost & Sullivan highlights several key success factors that contribute to Fortified’s impressive portfolio of cybersecurity offerings:

  • A comprehensive cybersecurity services portfolio, along with Fortified’s extensive industry expertise, continues to help the company strengthen healthcare organizations’ security programs by assessing risks, implementing safeguards to protect sensitive information, and assisting on compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Fortified enables healthcare organizations to manage cybersecurity risks from a strategic, operational, and tactical perspective—a key reason the company continues to generate high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Innovative offerings, such as Fortified’s Connected Medical Device and IoT Security program, coupled with services like Risk Analysis and Vulnerability Management, and Business Associate Lifecycle Management deliver effective end-to-end security.
  • The company’s strong focus on continuous process improvement has enabled Fortified to drive out errors, optimize operations, and deliver a higher level of service than competitors.

“We are honored to be named the 2018 North American Healthcare IoT Cybersecurity Company of Year by such an esteemed organization as Frost & Sullivan,” said Dan L. Dodson, President of Fortified Health Security. “We’ve earned this exceptional independent award because of our team’s relentless drive to increase the security posture of healthcare and to bring value to our clients every day.”

See the full Award from Frost & Sullivan here. 



Fortified Health Security is a leader in cybersecurity, compliance, and managed services, focusing exclusively on helping healthcare organizations overcome operational and regulatory challenges. Founded in 2009, Fortified has established a heritage of excellence, compliance, and innovation. Today, Fortified Health Security partners with healthcare organizations across the continuum, serving health systems, single hospital entities, physician practices, post acute providers, payers, and business associates.


Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation, and leadership. The Company’s Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO’s Growth Team with disciplined research and best practice models to drive the generation, evolution, and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages more than 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses, and the investment community from 45 offices on six continents.