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Privileged Access Management (PAM) is foundational to healthcare IT security

The healthcare industry is under attack as patient records become more valuable to cybercriminals than credit card information.

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Cybercriminals target confidential ePHI and digital hospital records.

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Ransomware attacks can prevent patients from getting the care they need.

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Privileged Access Management (PAM) is critical to securing healthcare information

The healthcare industry is under attack and privileged accounts are the prime target. A bad actor armed with privileged credentials can manipulate or steal a patient’s ePHI or take over a medical device.

The increasing need for connectivity and access to shared patient data has exponentially increased the healthcare attack surface.

Healthcare IT teams need to centrally manage, monitor, and protect access to privileged accounts and protected patient information, making PAM essential to ensure compliance, secure data, and minimize human error.

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Comply with HIPAA requirements for role-based access and privileged session monitoring

HIPAA mandates underscore the importance of PAM to ensure healthcare data is private and secure.

Delinea allows you to seamlessly protect patient data from unauthorized access, misuse, and abuse. A comprehensive PAM solution ensures you have complete control and visibility over privileged access to meet compliance mandates.

Get started creating HIPAA-focused PAM policies for your organization with 40+ pre-written policy statements »

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Reduce the negative impact of cyber threats

Cyberattacks on healthcare are sophisticated, networked, and organized.

PAM enforces the principle of least privilege to prevent credential harvesting and lateral movement by a bad actor who exploits entry-level privileges. Taking a preemptive and a least-standing privilege approach to securing privileged access enables you to detect and block further cyberattack attempts.

Learn more about how to protect privileged account access to prevent and contain cyberattacks with Secret Server on the Delinea Platform »

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Secure remote access to protected healthcare information

Expansion of connected healthcare technology systems, telehealth, and a revolving door of contractors expands your attack surface beyond the network perimeter.

PAM manages and secures remote access to protected healthcare information across the extended organization. It is essential to monitor and report on every privileged sessions, including users outside your network and vendors.

Learn more about secure remote access in the Delinea Platform »

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Confirm user identities before granting privileged access to healthcare systems

With Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), you can tie identities directly to privileged account use, so even if credentials are stolen or shared, unauthorized users can’t leverage them for privileged access entry to your healthcare systems.

Delinea’s built-in MFA checks identities at all major access gates, including login and privilege elevation, for an added layer of identity assurance.

See how Server PAM confirms identities seamlessly »

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Protect workstations for telehealth and remote work

Healthcare providers and medical staff must be able to access your systems securely from their personal workstations.

With policy-based controls and zero trust best practices, people get access only to the systems and data they need, when they need it, without the need for risky local administrator rights.

See how Privilege Manager removes local administrator rights on workstations and blocks unapproved commands and applications from running »

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Govern service accounts to close gaps in connected healthcare systems

To support collaboration and information sharing. Healthcare databases, applications, IoT devices, and other service accounts connect automatically and have many dependencies.

Integration across systems can expose vulnerabilities in legacy technologies that weren’t originally built for connectivity and don’t have proper security controls. If a cybercriminal has access to one connected technology, they can leverage privileged credentials to travel across your entire system.

With so many connected technologies, it’s easy for service accounts to fall off your radar.

See how you can govern connected service accounts with Account Lifecycle Manager »

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Macmillan Cancer Support

We needed a solution that could automate the management of our service accounts and also provide secure — but appropriately limited — third-party access to systems.”

Tim O’Neill, Head of Information Security, Macmillan Cancer Support

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Macmillan Healthcare Facility PAM Case Study

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Ensure least privilege best practices and improve your security posture across the enterprise, even as roles, permissions, and IT resources change.

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