CHIME Focus Group | June 10, 2021

Next Gen Cybersecurity Tools: Will traditional antivirus survive in healthcare?

For many years, traditional antivirus protection has been one of the technical foundations of cybersecurity programs. As technology and the threat landscape continue to rapidly evolve, traditional antivirus software is not detecting, and protecting hospitals from the nuances of the modern-day attacker. A virus is one of many different types of threats affecting healthcare. Some recommendations for mitigating the risks associated with traditional antivirus solutions include deploying endpoint detection and response (EDR) software and continuous monitoring through security information and event management (SIEM) software. Not all security solutions can address all the risks that have been identified and finding the right solution that is easy to deploy, easy to manage, and can cost-effectively protect your organization and patient data is critical.