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April 28, 2015

Intel to encrypt ehealth data

Patient data on health monitors to be encrypted.

By CBR Staff Writer

Intel Security and Taiwanese medical IT company Onyx Healthcare will integrate McAfee security technologies into Onyx’s product lines.

Intel owned McAfee will provide its Application Control with ePolicy Orchestrator and McAfee Complete Data Protection solutions to Onyx Healthcare.

The security technologies will be integrated with all of Onyx’s systems to help the company better protect its customers and meet HIPPA and HiTech compliance regulations.

According to Intel Security, McAfee Complete Data Protection will provide powerful data encryption to protect Onyx systems, and monitors access to the systems that contains confidential patient data.

McAfee Application Control only allow trusted applications to run on devices after their deployment in enterprise or a remote location, and it is also likely to provide solutions to helps prevent unauthorised changes to the control device.

Onyx Americas president John Chuang said: "At Onyx, we design our systems around the patient experience.

"If patients cannot trust our systems to protect their valuable personal information, then that experience is ruined.

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"By integrating advanced security features provided by a trusted leader such as Intel Security, Onyx is uniquely positioned to deliver systems for hospitals and patients to use globally."

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