As cyberattacks across healthcare get more sophisticated, fundamental security practices and procedures remain the best defense. Executing on those fundamentals to reduce risk in a cost-effective way is achievable with the right partner.
Regardless of the service provided, we bring an exceptionally high degree of expertise during our high-touch engagements. These relationships result in actionable information and partnership-level responsiveness.
We offer the following purpose-built strategies, services, and tools to support your organization’s cybersecurity journey:
Fortified Delivers Excellence
Fortified Health Security was named #1 in 2022 and 2023 Best in KLAS: Security & Privacy Managed Services. We know what’s at stake for hospitals and health systems – which is why we continually deliver the award-winning security and privacy services needed to protect patient data and care.
Building cybersecurity programs…
Fortified’s Security Risk Assessments provide an accurate and thorough evaluation of the potential risks and vulnerabilities to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of electronic protected health information held by the organization.
Fortified offers security risk assessments for the following:
HIPAA Risk Assessment
NIST Cybersecurity Framework
HITRUST CSF® Risk Assessment
The Virtual Information Security Program offers a customized approach to improving an organization’s security posture using an experienced Fortified security and compliance security professional, or a full team of Fortified professionals, to guide your existing technology and human capital investments.
Fortified’s Virtual Information Security Officer (VISO/CISO) integrates with your current information security team and works as an integral member of your cybersecurity governance program.
The VISO/CISO shepherds your cybersecurity program, providing both tactical and strategic guidance, strategy, and vision to further fortify your cybersecurity defense-in-depth posture.
Third Party Risk Management is a critical component of any healthcare organization’s overall cybersecurity program, yet many do not have adequate third-party protections in place. Fortified’s Third Party Risk Management services establish and manage effective safeguards for an organization’s vendors and other business associates.
Fortified’s Expertise on Demand gives you on-demand access to cybersecurity professionals, as a managed and renewable service, or project-based— as integrated members of your existing cybersecurity team.
Fortified’s Managed Security Awareness Training Program is a complete program designed to educate and changes end-user behavior through impactful content and training campaigns that are validated by real-time phishing exercises.
Phishing is one of the top methods cybercriminals use to gain access to networks and steal sensitive information, most frequently by disguising a phishing email as a legitimate email from an employer, government agency, or other organization. Managed Phishing & Education services from Fortified helps organizations prioritize strong email encryption and employee training to better spot phishing scams.
Security Operations Center (SOC)
Hunting for threats…
Fortified’s Extended Detection and Response uses XDR technology to be more effective and faster in response to threats – leading to reduced downtimes and lower remediation costs.
Fortified’s Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) program serves as the 24/7 security monitoring solution for healthcare organizations to monitor alerts, investigate, triage, and remediate security events.
Legacy medical devices that were not designed to be internet-accessible are now being connected to the internet, increasing security risks and vulnerability for healthcare environments. Fortified’s Managed Connected Medical Device & Security Program helps organizations close those security gaps in healthcare networks by visualizing, assessing, and protecting connected IoT and medical devices.
Fortified’s Managed Detection and Response (MDR) program allows healthcare organizations to have a partner that proactively detects malicious activity and responds to critical threats, allowing security teams to focus energy remediating other risks.
Fortified’s Dark Web Monitoring service offers healthcare organizations heightened visibility and enhanced awareness of their exposure on the forums and resources commonly visited by cyber threat agents.
& Incident Response
Responding to threats…
Fortified’s Vulnerability Threat Management (VTM) Program provides healthcare organizations with the required visibility to help identify and document system vulnerabilities and threats before they impact electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI).
Fortified’s VTM Program will assist you in meeting your regulatory requirements and provide a dedicated team to help prioritize remediation and corrective action.
Fortified’s Penetration Testing service consists of a real-world, simulated attack on a healthcare organization’s network. It is designed to validate the effectiveness of a security program by demonstrating how a malicious actor could gain access to the network and exploit vulnerabilities.
Fortified’s Incident Response (IR) Retainer program is founded in industry standard approaches to incident response and provides a review and recommendations to confirm documentation and processes are in place.
Fortified Health Security’s dedicated Incident Response Team is standing by to support you when emergency incidents occur.
The Fortified Compromise Assessment / Threat Indicator Assessment (TIA) is performed when there is suspicion of a network security incident or after a known security incident to verify no traces of infection remain.