OTTAWA -- Third Brigade (www.thirdbrigade.com), a security software company that specializes in host intrusion prevention systems, today announced the selection of its software by AtlantiCare, a regional, not-for-profit healthcare organization based in southeastern New Jersey with more than 4,400 employees and 60 locations.
Healthcare organizations rely heavily on critical e-health and enterprise systems that are increasingly accessible via the Internet. As a result, its become more challenging and important to protect the availability and integrity of these systems, and the confidentially of sensitive patient and medical data. Host intrusion prevention is a security best-practice and complements the companys defense-in-depth strategy.
"We recognize the importance of staying ahead of the latest threats, and implementing security best practices to protect our critical e-health systems, and to ensure patient safety and confidentiality. said Daniel Morreale, CIO of AtlantiCare. Third Brigades host intrusion prevention system reduces vulnerabilities by shielding us from known and zero-hour threats. And by acting as a virtual patch, it shields hard-to-patch and unpatchable systems, and allows us to test and deploy vendor-supplied patches more thoroughly and efficiently."
Third Brigade Deep Security (www.thirdbrigade.com/product.aspx?id=48 ) brings proven network security approaches, including firewall and intrusion detection and prevention, down to individual computers and devices. It shields vulnerabilities in Windows, Linux and Unix operating systems, as well as enterprise and web applications common to healthcare providers.
Third Brigade helps AtlantiCare comply with tough industry regulations such as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Sarbanes-Oxley, and Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), said Wael Mohamed, President and CEO of Third Brigade. "Healthcare leaders like AtlantiCare are being proactive in ensuring their EHR and other medical and administrative systems are properly secured from cyber attacks.