On Tuesday, device security firm Forescout Technologies announced that it is acquiring healthcare cybersecurity provider CyberMDX for an undisclosed amount.
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Forescout provides a broad range of services for IT, IoT, OT and IoMT devices, making the acquisition of CyberMDX key to their expansion into the healthcare market.
“Forescout is seeing rapid growth in healthcare, a market the company has always focused attention on from a technology and sales perspective,” said Wael Mohamed, CEO of Forescout. “Cybersecurity for IoMT, much like cybersecurity for OT devices, requires specific expertise and technologies. We are pleased to have the CyberMDX team join Forescout as we continue delivering new capabilities on our market-leading platform and grow our R&D center.”
The companies added that thanks to the merger, the two will “have a powerful platform that delivers an easy-to-use, scalable and agentless approach to device visibility, classification, threat detection and incident response focused on IoMT devices to better serve healthcare organizations.”
Forescout previously acquired industrial control