Cerner ramps up cybersecurity efforts with new partnership: 3 things to know 

Cerner is teaming up with Cybereason, a cyber defense platform developer, to help healthcare providers address cybersecurity vulnerabilities and digital threats to their organizations, according to a Dec. 4 news release.

Three things to know:

1. Through the partnership, Cybereason will work in tandem to Cerner's software to help the EHR vendor's clients streamline their respective cybersecurity infrastructures.

2. Cerner and Cybereason also plan to create a go-to-market strategy to provide remediation efforts for incidents detected through Cerner's cyber consulting advisory services.

3. Cerner and Cybereason's collaboration aims to address growing IT security risks, which have left healthcare organizations tasked with better securing their information systems, devices and data.

"Today our clients deliver care in a connected and digital way, a revolution that has contributed to safer and more efficient care," said Jay Saviano, senior director of security solutions at Cerner, according to the news release. "With these technological advancements, it’s essential that every health system have robust digital security strategies."

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