3rd Party Risk Management , Endpoint Security , Events

How to Ditch the Silo and Safeguard Medical Devices

CEO Wael Mohamed on Why Forescout Bought IoMT Firm CyberMDX, Analytics Firm Cysiv
Wael Mohamed, CEO, Forescout

Since joining Forescout 15 months ago as CEO, Wael Mohamed has aggressively pursued acquisitions, scooping up CyberMDX in February to safeguard internet of medical things devices and Cysiv in June to help OT and IoT customers analyze, detect and respond to threats using cloud-native data analytics.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2022, Mohamed discusses:

  • The top challenges with gaining visibility into medical devices;
  • How customers benefit from having IoMT on the platform;
  • Why automation has become a significant area of focus.

Mohamed is the driving force behind the success of important cybersecurity companies. With a unique combination of cybersecurity, digital transformation and executive leadership experience, he has been the go-to adviser for executives and boards for nearly 30 years. Most recently, he served as president, COO and board member at Trend Micro, where he helped transform the company into a global cybersecurity leader and added more than $4 billion in shareholder value during his 11-year tenure.

About the Author

Michael Novinson

Michael Novinson

Managing Editor, Business, ISMG

Novinson is responsible for covering the vendor and technology landscape. Prior to joining ISMG, he spent four and a half years covering all the major cybersecurity vendors at CRN, with a focus on their programs and offerings for IT service providers. He was recognized for his breaking news coverage of the August 2019 coordinated ransomware attack against local governments in Texas as well as for his continued reporting around the SolarWinds hack in late 2020 and early 2021.

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