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Cybersecurity for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Digital transformation of the Pharmaceutical industry has led to innovations in product development and time-to-market, but it has also opened the door to increased cyber risk. Pharma companies need to secure business and manufacturing operations, as well as, intellectual property, PII, and network devices. The Fortinet Security Fabric is an intelligent, integrated security platform that delivers end-to-end cybersecurity for complex pharmaceutical ecosystems. 

How the Fortinet Security Fabric Works

The Fortinet Security Fabric brings together the concepts of convergence and consolidation to provide comprehensive cybersecurity protection for all users, devices, and applications and across all network edges protecting IP and sensitive data throughout the network.

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Security Solutions for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

Aging OT infrastructures are not uncommon in the pharmaceutical industry.  The convergence of IT and OT networks expands the network  attack surface. As pharmaceutical businesses look to converge these networks there is a need to ensure the entire network ecosystem is protected. Fortinet provides an integrated security infrastructure for visibility, control, and contextual awareness of network devices.

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IoMT and Medical Device Security

Innovations in science and technology have led to the growth of more technological advanced medical devices and the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) which have also increased the threat attack surface for manufacturers and healthcare organizations.   Cybersecurity planning and governance is necessary to ensure medical devices and patient safety are protected. 

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Increasingly Sophisticated Cyber Threats

Cyber criminals are targeting pharmaceutical companies using more intricate attack methods.

Prioritizing Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity should be a key component of business development, expansion, restructure and mergers and acquisition planning.

IT and OT Organizational Security Planning

Security planning for the convergence of IT and OT networks incorporating the visibility and control needed throughout the network ecosystem.

Hybrid working and third party collaborations

Secure networking and maintaining business operations is essential for employee and partner productivity.

Securing Complex Ecosystems

The ever changing network of supply chain partnerships and legacy and new systems can create access opportunities for threat attackers.

Digital Transformation

The attack surface continues to expand as the industry continues its digital transformation throughout the network ecosystem.

Fortinet Differentiators for Pharmaceutical Cybersecurity

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Integrated Security Architecture
Fortinet offers an integrated security platform designed to manage business and manufacturing operations
Visibility Protection
Network Visibility
Centralized visibility and control over geographically dispersed on-site and cloud networks
Network Access
Insider Threat Protection
Network Access Control (NAC) provide robust identity and access management
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Automated Security Solutions
Real-time rapid threat detection response and reporting

Case Studies

We are very satisfied with the Fortinet solution. All the components are doing what they are supposed to do, and we are better able to mitigate threats on a day-to-day basis.”
- Chris Fire, Senior Manager, Service & Solution Network Data, QIAGEN
The healthcare industry is experiencing a massive increase in the volume and sophistication of threats, so it’s imperative that we have the necessary strength and agility to stay secure. This is why we chose to partner with Fortinet and ePlus.”
- Mike Soldinger, Lead Network Engineer, Enzo Biochem
Fortinet is extremely customer-oriented, and with the Fortinet Security Fabric the company has a roadmap that leverages its expertise and leading-edge technology to deliver on a global scale.”
- Global IT Manager, Specialty Pharmaceutical Company

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Pharmaceutical and life science organizations are comprised of complex technologies. Fortinet solutions are built to manage these complex ecosystems. Take the tour to learn more.

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