Siemens Accredited for CT & MR System Security

Jul 18, 2016

Siemens achieved authorization to operate (ATO) under the stringent DIACAP process by the Defense Health Agency and Air Force on the SOMATOM Definition CT product line as well as the MAGNETOM Aera (1.5T), Skyra (3T) and Prisma (3T) MR systems.

System security is a critical concern among healthcare providers to ensure device functionality, patient safety and data integrity. To support hospital’s IT security efforts, Siemens has developed customizable and cost-effective controls to provide automated and seamless protection, such as:

  • Comprehensive authentication/user management and audit log
  • Whitelisting and Virus Protection
  • Regular validation of patches and updates to the operating system, third party software and Siemens applications throughout the life cycle

These features will be rolled out to all imaging modalities as part of our continued effort to support your healthcare mission with safe and reliable systems.


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