Security Best Practices for Implementing Network Segmentation in a Healthcare Environment

  • Friday, 30 Oct 2015 1:00PM EDT (30 Oct 2015 17:00 UTC)
  • Speakers: James Tarala, Matthew Mellen

In October 2015 the Center for Internet Security will release an updated version of the Critical Security Controls which outline cyber hygiene best practices for defense. One of the focuses of the updated controls is network segmentation. Network segmentation has been a security best practice in many organizations for a very long time, unfortunately many healthcare organizations have yet to embrace the technology as a viable defense. Most institutions know that segmenting systems is the right thing to do, but organizations still most often do not use the defenses at their disposal. With the proliferation of mobile computing, cloud computing, and innovative use for the Internet, no organization should take yesterday's segmentation best practices for granted. Whether it's to isolate highly sensitive data within the data center, to ensure better protection around offices that are in high-risk geographies, or to isolate mobile devices internally, maintaining good segmentation might require a different approach today than just five years ago. This webinar will cover typical use cases, best and worst practices, and offer ideas to get started if you feel you have fallen behind.

James Tarala, SANS
Matt Mellen ' Palo Alto Networks