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Forescout partners with Medigate to reduce medical IoT device risk

March 06, 2020 / Dean Koh
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IoT security company Forescout has entered a strategic partnership with Medigate, a medical-device security and asset-management company, to help healthcare organizations continuously discover, identify, assess and secure all Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), IoT, operational technology (OT) and IT network connected devices.Through this new collaboration, the companies have developed an integration to bring together Medigate's in-depth IoMT visibility, anomaly detection and lifecycle-management capabilities with Forescout’s enterprise-device visibility, automated segmentation and incident-response capabilities. Forescout will also resell the Medigate Platform. The joint offering will utilize passive technologies to identify and classify all connected medical devices and IT assets on health delivery organization networks, including unknown and hard-to-classify devices, while minimizing disruption. It will provide valuable insights to support corporate security policies to pro...