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Adding a new security solution to an existing set of tools isn’t always desirable or easy, but in some cases, it’s precisely what the doctor asked for. In the case of a southeast U.S.-based medical center, they leveraged ActZero to replace older technologies and holistically address their foundational security - building a cybersecurity solution that scales with their organization.
Understanding the Business Requirements In late 2021, the medical center client approached ActZero looking to improve its cybersecurity posture. While they are a large organization, budget demands for medical practitioners, staff, and medical equipment took priority over IT security spending. As a result, the IT team had only two direct security members and a minimal budget. To protect its critical infrastructure, the organization often turned to free or self-managed security tools and deployed a managed-SIEM solution provided by a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP). Unfortunately, the MSSP didn’t deliver, leaving the client unprotected; the vendor failed penetration tests, overwhelmed the client with needless unfiltered alerts, provided dismal threat response and remediation, and offered no visibility into vulnerabilities or areas for improvement.
Through the discussion, the clients demonstrated requirements for...