Absolute launches healthcare data and device security solution


Absolute Software Corporation has released a new offering for its healthcare customers. 

Absolute DDS for Healthcare includes added support that helps customers determine healthcare compliance and regulatory exposure in the event of a security incident.

It is an expanded offering of the company's core security solution, developed to fulfill high levels of endpoint security, forensic support, and regulatory response for healthcare companies. 

Absolute DDS for Healthcare entitles access to healthcare endpoint investigations delivered by certified Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioners (HCISPP) and Certified Protection Professionals (CPP).

"The adoption of enterprise mobility has had a tremendous and positive impact on the healthcare industry," said Geoff Haydon, chief executive officer, Absolute. 

"With valuable input from some of our largest customers, Absolute DDS for Healthcare was developed to deliver greater support through each phase of a security incident.

“By identifying and containing potential security risks, as well as navigating regulatory compliance responsibilities, our healthcare customers can advance the benefits of mobility, providing improved and immediate services to their patients and the community."

This industry-specific solution provides healthcare institutions with a comprehensive onboarding program delivered by certified Absolute healthcare data security specialists and a designated expert from the experienced Absolute investigations team to lead the response efforts in the event of a security incident.

It also includes remediation workflows where the Absolute investigations team walk through the steps of a security incident to ensure the risk of a compromised device has been contained; and forensic analysis reports provided at the end of an investigation as well as an interim report, if necessary, to comply with any federal, state or local timing requirements.

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