Prevent attacks and secure healthcare data

Optimize health outcomes and the patient experience

More than 2,000 healthcare customers around the world rely on Palo Alto Networks® to prevent successful cyberattacks, protect patient data, deliver a superb experience and streamline security operations.

Safely enable healthcare systems

Identify, classify and protect medical systems and their data – including EMR, clinical applications, and medical devices – on-premise in healthcare environments and in the cloud.


Security reference blueprint for healthcare services

Explore a cybersecurity framework in that protects patient care and data while rationalizing the scope of compliance



Prevent cyberattacks that impact patient safety or operations

Repel ransomware and advanced threats

See how HealthPartners® created an enterprise-wide barrier against malware, ransomware and exploits across endpoints, the network perimeter and deep in the network core.

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Thwart credential theft attempts

Put a stop to credential leakage, block access to phishing sites and enforce multi-factor authentication in the network.

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Protect medical devices

Reduce risk to patients undergoing treatment with medical-grade security, including zone-based segmentation, role-based access control, automated threat prevention, selective data filtering and more.

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Protect patient data

Secure information access

Apply segmentation to increase security and protect applications and data in a virtualized data center.

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Get application-level visibility

Maximize productivity and reduce risk with complete visibility into the traffic on your network. Identify attacks quickly and ensure appropriate use of applications.

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Bridge the SaaS security gap

Enable collaboration while preventing data leakage with advanced data protection and consistent security policies across clouds.

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Optimize security operations

Efficiently support every aspect of IT security – from urgent care to the parking garage. Eliminate point products focused on single threat vectors, engage automation to quickly counter new threats, reduce the scope of compliance and gain real-time insight into network traffic.


Healthcare: Hot target for cyberattacks

Protected health information is a valuable commodity that cyber adversaries can monetize in multiple ways, according to a new report from HIMSS Media. Among the findings:

  • Nearly two-thirds of respondents say the frequency of cyberattacks on their organizations has increased.
  • Almost 90 percent of survey respondents say their organization was the target of an attempted ransomware attack within the past year.
  • 38 percent of U.S. hospitals fell victim to a ransomware attack in 2017.


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