Trend Micro Selected by Adventist Health System to Secure Web Apps and Keep
Patient Data Safe
Innovative offering provides comprehensive web app vulnerability detection and
DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2014
DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the increase of high-profile
attacks on sensitive Web applications, Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;
TSE: 4704), a global leader in security software, recognized the need to
develop innovative security solutions to address and mitigate these threats.
Now available globally, Trend Micro™ Deep Security for Web Apps is being used
by forward-thinking organizations such as Adventist Health System (AHS), a
faith-based health care organization, to provide vulnerability detection and
protection for Web applications, keeping data safe while helping with
regulatory compliance. As a result, the organization has realized lower costs,
and increased efficiencies while securing sensitive Web applications from
"Deep Security for Web Apps' proactive approach gives us greater visibility
into our vulnerabilities while reducing administrative costs and effort
dramatically," said Mark Dunkerley, messaging and domain services team lead,
Adventist Health Information Services. "With the Health Information Technology
for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), combined with HIPAA
regulations, it was crucial for us to find an easy-to-use solution to keep
patient information safe and secure. Working with Trend Micro helps us address
our current challenges posed by increasing threats and while still enabling IT
The solution helps AHS improve security through comprehensive monitoring and
centralized management capabilities across multiple locations. AHS supports 45
campuses and employs 70,000 individuals, providing care to 4.5 million
patients each year with inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits. A
detailed case study about how AHS benefits from Trend Micro is available here.
"The high value of data in Web applications makes them a favorite target for
hackers, and several recent high-profile breaches have shown how easily app
vulnerabilities can be exploited," said Bill McGee, senior vice president and
general manager, cloud and data center security, Trend Micro. "Organizations
need specialized, application-aware security to combat these attacks. With
Deep Security for Web Apps, we've combined vulnerability detection with
multi-layered protection to deliver a holistic application security solution."
Powered by the Trend Micro Deep Security platform, Deep Security for Web Apps
is an integrated SaaS-based solution that continuously monitors for
application vulnerabilities and provides real-time protection, while helping
to meet government and PCI requirements. With both automated and expert
scanning, resources can be concentrated on security risks, not false
positives. Virtual patching along with Web Application Firewall (WAF) rule
generation allows for high-risk vulnerabilities to be quickly remediated. It
also features unlimited, globally trusted SSL certificates, including Extended
Validation (EV) at no extra cost.
To learn more about Trend Micro's Deep Security for Web Apps, please visit:
About Adventist Health System
Adventist Health System is a faith-based health care organization
headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida. A national leader in quality,
safety and patient satisfaction, Adventist Health System's nearly 70,000
employees maintain a tradition of whole-person health by caring for the
physical, emotional and spiritual needs of every patient.
With 45 hospital campuses and nearly 8,300 licensed beds in ten states,
Adventist Health System facilities incorporate the latest technological
advancements and clinical research to serve more than 4.5 million patients
annually. The full continuum of integrated care also includes urgent care
centers, home health and hospice agencies, and skilled nursing facilities.
Each Adventist Health System facility operates independently in delivering
care and services to best meet the needs of the local communities they serve.
While each entity is unique, all remain united in one mission: to extend the
healing ministry of Christ.
About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in security software, rated number
one in server security (IDC, 2013), strives to make the world safe for
exchanging digital information. Built on 25 years of experience, our solutions
for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered data security to
protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the
cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with
innovative security technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and fits
an evolving ecosystem. All of our solutions are powered by cloud-based global
threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™
infrastructure, and are supported by over 1,200 threat experts around the
globe. For more information, visit TrendMicro.com.
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