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Protecting Healthcare Organizations Through Deception Technology: A Webinar with Trinity Health

The healthcare industry is no stranger to the escalating variety of cyber threats. From significant financial losses and organizational reputational damage to the dire implications for individuals whose data is compromised, cyberattacks represent a complex blend of challenges. Acknowledging this harsh reality, healthcare leaders are stepping up their cybersecurity investments and shaping their strategies to counter both internal and external threat landscapes.

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The Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP) Technical Volume 2, released by the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council, posits cyber deception as an essential part of a comprehensive security posture, guiding how Healthcare Delivery Organizations (HDOs) can implement cyber deception techniques like honeypots, honeytokens, and other decoys to strengthen their defense strategy

Several government standards organizations require or recommend active defense and deception, including

  • The 2023 National Defense Authorization Act
  • NIST SP 800-172,
  • The CISA 2022 – 2026 Strategic Technology Roadmap

Use cases for deception-based Active Defense in healthcare

The HHS identifies the top threats targeting healthcare. Acalvio’s ShadowPlex Advanced Threat Defense and Identity Protection solutions offer a proven approach to protect healthcare organizations from cyberattacks. With no agent requirements, ShadowPlex guarantees easy deployment across healthcare enterprises. Pre-integrated with platforms like EDR, SIEM, and SOAR, ShadowPlex ensures interoperability with the enterprise ecosystem and provides healthcare-specific deception templates and strategies, ensuring immediate value

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Acalvio Healthcare Protection Solutions

By overlaying the organization’s computing environment with decoys that lure attackers away from real data, cyber deception not only confuses the attacker but also alerts security teams about every move they make.

Medical device
Medical device attacks

Decoys representing medical devices detect threats and prevent attack propagation, while protecting the real devices.

Without relying on signatures or agents, a blend of deceptions – decoys, breadcrumbs and baits detect and derail attacks.
Identity Darker
Identity-driven attacks and data exfiltration
Identity honeytokens detect identity-driven attacks with precision and strengthen their Zero Trust Architecture.
Insider Threats
Insider threats
Deception-based Active Defense provides critical capabilities to deter, detect, and disrupt malicious activity.
Regardless of size or specialty, Healthcare Delivery Organizations (HDOs) are a prime target for cybercriminals due to their rich trove of sensitive data. Acalvio provides active defense solutions that form the backbone of cyber deception, equipping HDOs with powerful tools to disrupt attacks, provide early warning of intrusions, and minimize the impact of successful attacks

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