DigiCert Healthcare Solutions for Connected Medical Devices Selected as Finalist for “Best Security Solutions for Healthcare”

LEHI, UTAH (January 17, 2017) — DigiCert, a global leader in scalable identity, authentication and encryption solutions for enterprise web and Internet of Things (IoT) security, today announced that its healthcare solutions for connected medical devices have been recognized as a finalist for “Best Security Solutions for Healthcare” in the 13th annual Info Security PG’s 2017 Global Excellence Awards. These global awards recognize security and IT vendors with groundbreaking products and solutions that set a high bar for others in their industry.

“The healthcare industry requires reliable security solutions to protect patient safety and safeguard medical devices and personal health information,” said DigiCert VP of Healthcare Solutions Mike Nelson. “DigiCert PKI solutions provide essential device authentication, data encryption, and data and system integrity for device manufacturers and healthcare organizations to secure connected medical devices throughout their lifecycles. We are honored by this recognition that highlights our efforts to deploy best-of-practice security solutions for connected medical devices.”

DigiCert healthcare solutions include automated, high-volume digital certificate issuance and provisioning to establish device identity and authentication, encryption, and data integrity for connected medical devices. Integrating DigiCert’s secure APIs into their existing IT infrastructure, device manufacturers and healthcare organizations deploying their owned connected devices benefit from simplified, dynamic certificate services at scale. Built upon solid and proven PKI technologies and principles, DigiCert provides architected solutions to include customized certificate profiles and deployment of multiple protocols to enroll identity credentials onto connected medical devices. DigiCert also offers hosted or on-premise PKI solutions as well as on-device key management and encrypted key storage.

Additionally, DigiCert continues to be a key contributor for healthcare security standards that advance private and public initiatives to secure electronic medical record transfers. As a Direct Trust board member and accredited trust anchor, DigiCert has helped write the standards for secure electronic medical transfers and is the leading provider of Direct Trust/FBCA compliant certificates.

The winners for the Global Excellence Awards will be honored in San Francisco on Feb. 13, 2017. The following evening the company will also be attending the 2017 SC Awards as a finalist for its leading security solutions for the enterprise.

Learn more about connected medical device security best practices by reading this white paper.

SVUS (Silicon Valley United States) Awards are conferred in 10 annual award programs: The Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer World Awards, CEO World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, The Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Women World Awards, PR World Awards, and Pillar Great Employers World Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including the people, products, performance, PR and marketing. To learn more, visit www.svusawards.com.

DigiCert is a leading provider of scalable security solutions for a connected world. The most innovative companies, including the Global 2000, choose DigiCert for its expertise in identity, authentication and encryption for web servers and Internet of Things devices. DigiCert supports SSL/TLS and other digital certificates for PKI deployments at any scale through its certificate lifecycle management platform, CertCentral®. The company has been recognized with dozens of awards for its enterprise-grade management platform, fast and knowledgeable customer support, and market-leading growth. For the latest DigiCert news and updates, visit digicert.com or follow @digicert.

Jeff Chandler
Director of Public Relations


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