CynergisTek, Inc.

Medical Device Security Management & Risk Assessment

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CynergisTek provides on-going help and support to develop and manage medical device security management programs. Our service is designed to manage all phases of an enterprise medical device security lifecycle by improving the overall security and risk management practices for medical devices. We will assess and oversee the risk management of devices on the network and provide guidance to ensure adequate disposal of these devices to safeguard electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) that is created, stored, viewed, or processed.

A key benefit of CynergisTek’s Medical Device Security Management and Risk Assessment services is having expert support for such a critical and yet constantly evolving element in healthcare operations.

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Medical Device Security Risk Assessment

CynergisTek’s Medical Device Security Risk Assessment signifies the primary phase of our robust Medical Device Security-as-a-service offering, which serves as an enterprise approach to improving an organization’s ongoing security and risk management program for medical devices.

Since devices do not comply with the same rules as other networked devices do, our team uses a three-step approach that gives a comprehensive view of the connectivity of medical devices and the ability to prioritize risks.

Medical Device Security Risk Assessment components include:

Technical Assessment

Network Discovery Tool Results:

  • Passive Network Scanning
  • Device Inventory Attribute
  • Security & Network Data
  • Vulnerability Identification
  • Remediation Recommendations

Program Assessment

Medical Device Security Program Evaluation:

  • Documentation Review
  • Onsite Data Collection
  • Remediation Recommendations
  • Level of Effort Summary
  • Medical Device Lifecycle Management Integration

Risk Management Strategy

Medical Device Security Risk Classification:

  • Risk Criteria Identification
  • Device Specific Risk Categories
  • Remediation Strategies by Risk Category
  • Recommended Prioritize Remediation Plan

Medical Device Security Management

CynergisTek’s Medical Device Security Management service is built to address the security aspects related to each component of the medical device lifecycle including policy development, pre-acquisition procedures, implementation and security control setup, identifying and reporting vulnerabilities, and coordinating remediation in conjunction with the device maintenance schedule.

In order to successfully support organizations during each step of the process, CynergisTek’s Medical Device Security Management services are presented in three stages:

Risk Assessment

An initial in-depth assessment of the organizational policies, procedures, technical security controls, and tools in place to support the secure management of medical devices across the enterprise. Findings from the risk assessment will provide the organization with a prioritized blueprint for developing and implementing the required policies, procedures, and best practices.

Program Development

One-time service intended to remediate and mature the organization’s medical device security and risk management program. This includes developing the foundational procedures required to support medical device security best practices.

Program Management

Continuous services performing ongoing activities in support of the secure management of medical device.

A benefit to having CynergisTek’s Medical Device Security Management service is having our team act as the interface between IT/Security, Clinical Engineering, and Supply Chain/Procurement, and as extra sets of eyes to oversee such a critical and yet constantly evolving element in healthcare operations.


CynergisTek won 2017 Best in KLAS
award for Cyber Security Advisory Services

CynergisTek is an award-winning, trusted advisor & partner
to hundreds of top healthcare organizations.

Security Testing & Assessments

Comprehensive security testing that exposes vulnerabilities and definitively lowers risk.

Security Program

Unbiased assessments and practical deliverables and reports to mature your program

Compliance Assistance &

Measure your program and implement industry best practices to mature your program

Privacy Program

Assess your program against regulations & advisory services from industry experts

Patient Privacy
Monitoring Service

Expert guidance to establish, enhance, and maintain an effective patient privacy monitoring program

OCR Audits &

Be prepared and have the utmost confidence in your ability to respond to an OCR audit or investigation.

Strategic Staffing
& Virtual CISO

Resources, remediation, and strategic sourcing for various staffing roles to mature your security program

Incident Response
Services & Assistance

Develop your incident response program, test your readiness for responding, and support services during an event

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Industry Resources and Insights

CynergisTek’s team of subject matter experts have been recognized as industry thought leaders by multiple sources (e.g. Becker’s Hospital Review and Health Data Management). Visit our Insights Center for useful resources they developed to address the latest news, tips, and best practices in cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance.

It also features educational webinars, videos, and checklists on some of the top industry challenges, such as breach response, OCR audits and enforcement actions, endpoint device security, and more.