The unified approach, managing the ever-increasing reliance on the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), will relieve healthcare delivery organizations of operational and technical challenges to identifying, securing and maintaining all types of connected assets.

The combined offering, IoMT Guardian, will leverage Zingbox’s healthcare analytics platform for real-time protection of hospitals and their environment by inventorying all connected medical devices, onboarding new devices, securing against ransomware/malware, and optimizing device utilization.

In concert with the Zingbox platform, First’s IoMT services provide customers with a holistic, managed solution that will address asset governance, legacy device security strategies and lifecycle management, as well as rapid response to threats.

Zingbox CEO and co-founder Xu Zou said: “The healthcare industry faces a growing challenge in securing their connected medical devices. From accurate inventory and real-time security protection to gaining operational insights, they face a daunting task.

“We are excited to partner with First Health Advisory Solutions to bring together the most widely deployed healthcare IoT analytics platform and industry-proven services for assessment, policy enforcement and other managed services.”

First co-founder and CEO Carter Groome said: “IoMT Guardian will foster collaboration and clarity device ownership in previously ambiguous areas of responsibility.

“Our comprehensive solution with Zingbox addresses both the technical and operational blind spots many organizations are facing today with connected assets, including policy navigation, patching strategy, network design and clinical engineering involvement. We are proud to be a partner of Zingbox, as our successful co-engagements have shown immediate value in managing risk.”

Source: Company Press Release.