With more devices than ever before connected to the network, IT security leaders face mounting challenges in managing vulnerabilities. But by employing a “deliberate” approach and teaming up with the right stakeholders, it’s not an impossible task.
The ability to leverage metrics in the context of risk management has helped organizations like Children’s National Hospital secure much-needed investments, said CIO Matt MacVey during a recent discussion. “It’s been a game-changer.”
Having an effective medical device management strategy can do more than just improve efficiency and lower costs – although those are critical. It can also create a platform for discussion and facilitate collaboration, according to our panelists in a recent discussion.
The problem? The amount of connected devices found on most networks is significantly higher than most security leaders estimate, according to our panelists. The solution, therefore, must be actionable and automated.
For IT security leaders, managing the ever-increasing risks associated with connected devices starts with “building a cybersecurity foundation,” said CISOs Todd Greene and Kristopher Kusche during a recent panel discussion.