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GenesisCare, the largest cancer and cardiac healthcare provider in Australia, Europe, and the United States, recognized the need to invest in a security platform that could help properly safeguard its devices and the data they contained. The company’s Head of IT Security Mike Kleviansky found a platform that could deliver the necessary visibility and control, but it came right before the company acquired 21st Century Oncology in the U.S., which overnight added another 400+ clinics to its organization. It was a major acquisition, expanding GenesisCare’s reach across the globe. The endpoints Kleviansky’s team had to cover jumped from 6,000 to 16,000. Fortunately, Kleviansky found the Tanium Platform, which easily supports the scale his team needed to manage GenesisCare’s rapidly growing business risk and digital footprint.
Finding quality care for endpoints In 2020,
GenesisCare’s Kleviansky set out to boost the organization’s NIST Cybersecurity Framework score. Developed for the U.S. government to reduce risks to critical infrastructure, the NIST Cybersecurity Framework represents a kind of gold standard for cybersecurity best practices. But Kleviansky recognized he didn’t have the tools he and his team needed to comply with the NIST standard. Step one for NIST compliance is understanding what IT assets an organization has, and where. Back in 2018, GenesisCare had realized asset identification was a missing piece of its NIST compliance puzzle, but none of the tools the company had were up to the job. “We were dealing with islands of information,” Kleviansky says. In other words, the information was out there in the organization, but not in one place. Instead, it remained siloed in individual point tools. GenesisCare had up to two dozen separate security tools deployed across the IT stack, and wrangling them all to extract and combine the necessary data was daunting, if not impossible. It would have required an awkward kludge and would have been challenging to set up and difficult to maintain.
I think any fast-growing global organization is looking for cloud options. It’s a no-brainer. If you move your operations into the cloud and get somebody else to manage that, you can then focus on the business.
Mike Kleviansky Head of IT Security, GenesisCare