Leading IoT Security Company Teams up with the Leader in Medical Device Security Services
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — October 12, 2018 — Zingbox, the provider of the most widely deployed healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) analytics platform and First Health Advisory Solutions (First), a leader in medical device security program services, today announced a strategic partnership to provide a comprehensive security and operations solution for connected healthcare assets. The unified approach, managing the ever increasing reliance on the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), will relieve healthcare delivery organizations of operational and technical challenges of identifying, securing and maintaining all types of connected assets.
The combined offering, IoMT Guardian, will leverage Zingbox’s healthcare analytics platform for real-time protection of hospitals and their environment by inventorying all connected medical devices, onboard new devices, secure against ransomware/malware, and optimize device utilization. In concert with the Zingbox platform, First’s IoMT services provide customers with a holistic, managed solution that will address asset governance, legacy device security strategies, lifecycle management as well as rapid response to threats.
“Healthcare industry faces a growing challenge in securing their connected medical devices. From accurate inventory and real-time security protection to gaining operational insights, they face a daunting task,” said Xu Zou, CEO and co-founder of Zingbox. “We are excited to partner with First Health Advisory Solutions to bring together the most widely deployed healthcare IoT analytics platform and the industry-proven services for assessment, policy enforcement and other managed services.”
“IoMT Guardian will foster collaboration and clarity of device ownership in previously ambiguous areas of responsibility. Our comprehensive solution with Zingbox addresses both the technical and operational blind spots many organizations are facing today with connected assets, including policy navigation, patching strategy, network design and clinical engineering involvement. We are proud to be a partner of Zingbox, as our successful co-engagements have shown immediate value in managing risk.” said Carter Groome, co-founder and CEO of First.
About First Health Advisory Solutions
First combines deep security, device operations, analytics and policy insight to bring healthcare delivery organizations impactful and cost conscious services that immediately reduce enterprise risk. As the healthcare IoT footprint widens, First’s IoMT Guardian program bolsters readiness from assessment to detect and response via comprehensive management of connected assets. The company’s flexible engagements accelerate internal efforts while providing an outside perspective of your posture as it relates to patient safety, security and medical device vulnerabilities. For more information, please visit https://fcp.com
Zingbox is the provider of the most widely deployed healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) analytics platform. Recently named a Cool Vendor in IoT Security by Gartner and recipient of the Stevie Award for Most Innovative Company, Zingbox helps hospitals realize the full potential of their IoT medical devices, delivering a new standard for uninterrupted quality care through device inventory, management, security, and optimization for the entire IoT environment. The company’s device-specific AI-powered machine learning platform uses the first real-time deep behavioral learning technology for connected medical devices. For more information, please visit http://www.zingbox.com.