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Protect your medical and IoT devices

Clear visibility and threat prevention for medical devices and clinical networks


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Achieve comprehensive visibility to your connected devices – managed or unmanaged

CyberMDX is a global leader in healthcare cybersecurity, recognized by Forrester¹, Gartner, and Frost & Sullivan², and is a valued Philips partner. Their scalable, easy-to-deploy security solution identifies endpoints and assesses vulnerabilities to detect, respond to, and prevent cyber incidents. They work to ensure your organization experiences operational safety, continuity through continuous asset discovery, comprehensive risk profiling, AI-powered containment, and compliance and governance capabilities.


Sensitive and vulnerable medical devices are often connected to your IT networks without the proper visibility for safe and secure operation. Inadequate or deficient security measures mean OS patching or endpoints are not in place. Insufficient security expertise, staff resources, and IT tools stand in the way of establishing a secure profile. This unchecked exposure to patient data adds greater pressure to safely comply to regulatory standards (i.e. HIPAA). CyberMDX helps address these issues.

“We joined forces with CyberMDX to help ensure patient safety and improved care with 360-degree visibility and security into all of our connected technologies.”

John Weller, CISO, Metro Health, University of Michigan Health


360° visibility to all devices

Real-time knowledge of device utilization

Layered security for each device

AI context-aware micro-segmentation

Identification of potential breach

Targeted analytics with insights

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Breaking through the market clutter
Working together, Philips and CyberMDX provide visibility via in-depth network inspection based on Layer7 medical protocol expertise and machine learning. We can assess the risk of each medical device, taking into consideration each device’s known exposures, the attack potential, and operational criticality. We leverage AI-based and rule-based attack detection. This allows for detection of anomalies and malicious activities over authorized traffic, utilizing deep medical protocol inspection
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Securing each device
To prevent attacks from infiltrating the hospital network, CyberMDX includes a security access policy for each medical device, based on its identified type and their understanding of the clinical network. They can enforce the policy such that only authorized traffic from authorized nodes can reach the protected device. This results in a dramatically reduced attack surface, or what can be thought of as a private virtual firewall for each medical device, configured according to its policy.
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Working with the PSIRT team
Because the CyberMDX solution is cloud-based, it will automatically gather threat detection updates, and medical device classification updates in a granular manner. Based on CyberMDX alerts and events, the Philips Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) analyzes the threat data and runs playbooks to support your in-house security team in managing the incident from detection up to threat containment and restore.
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Multi-site flexibility
The CyberMDX solution is purpose-built for distributed deployment. While allowing you to get the broad picture in a single view, the notion of distinct sites is preserved and access to the system is possible both from the remote sites and the main site (where the controller resides). CyberMDX sensors continue monitoring if the WAN links connecting them to the CyberMDX controller go down.
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Compliance alignment
A unique benefit of CyberMDX is that it helps you achieve compliance alignment. It can put asset management, network segmentation, progress tracking, and policy validation on virtual autopilot. This enables you to close any gaps and keep ongoing tabs of progress or governance – backed by ad-hoc reports, documentation, and full audit trails as needed or on demand.
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Topology approaches
CyberMDX supports three topology approaches. It may require API admin access to NAC (Cisco ISE, Forescout, etc.) and API access to next-generation firewalls for orchestrating policy rules. The CyberMDX solution is responsible for the deployment and maintenance of the policies along the lifecycle of the medical devices and the clinical network.
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With CyberMDX’s continuous endpoint discovery and mapping, comprehensive risk assessment, AI-powered containment and response, and operational analytics, risks are surgically mitigated, and assets are optimized. You can rest assured that this industry leading solution, together with Philips Cybersecurity services, is working 24/7 to keep your patients safe, your data secure, and your institution’s bottom line protected.
1 Sherman, Chris, The Forrester New Wave™: Connected Medical Device Security, Q2 2020 – The Eight Providers That Matter Most and How They Stack Up, Forrester®, June 11, 2020.
2 CyberMDX 2020 North American Medical Devices and Assets Security Technology Innovation Leadership Award, Frost & Sullivan 2020 Best Practice Award.The service will only be available for delivery in North America market in 2021, following the partnership agreement between Philips and CyberMDX and can only be approved once contract with Cyber MDX is signed

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