Information Security & Privacy

The objective of Information Security & Privacy (ISP) in Agfa HealthCare is to protect and preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Protected Health information in its organization and products.

Our policy statement on Information Security & Privacy states:

“Agfa HealthCare is committed to support care providers in protecting the privacy of their patients by delivering secure products and services.

We strive:

· to make Information Security & Privacy an integral part of the quality of our products and services and of our organization and operations;

· to protect privacy, especially patient data;

· to comply with various privacy and security regulations which are applicable to our organization and customers;

· to secure information as critical asset of our business.”

In order to fulfill its Information Security & Privacy mission, Agfa HealthCare has adopted an Information Security Management System (ISMS). This ISMS has been ISO 27001 certified  since 2010 and its scope is gradually extending to cover all products, solutions and geographical locations.

Agfa HealthCare also provides information about security controls implemented in its healthcare products and solutions through the publication of Manufacturer Discloser Statements (MDS2).

For questions related to Information Security and Privacy at Agfa HealthCare please contact isp@agfa.com

 

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WannaCry attack – emergency security update on Windows systems

As you have most probably heard from the media coverage, beginning on May 12, 2017 several industry sectors, including healthcare, have been affected by a global ransomware attack named “WannaCry”.
Following an immediate investigation, we have confirmed that the Agfa HealthCare network and systems have not been impacted.
To prevent any possible damages to your Windows systems, a critical patch update is required, which was first provided by Microsoft on March 14, 2017.
The Microsoft patch has been validated for all our product lines. Agfa HealthCare strongly recommends that you install the security patch.

For information on WannaCry and the Microsoft patch, please visit Microsoft Guidance for WannaCrypt attacks (May 12, 2017)

For further information, you can contact your local Agfa HealthCare representative or send an email to isp@agfahealthcare.com.