GateScanner DICOM Protector

GateScanner DICOM Protector – Sharing medical imaging data securely 

GateScanner® DICOM Protector gives healthcare IT teams the ability to offer direct uploading of imaging files from portable media by staff and the public, without risking the healthcare-system’s network security.
Medical imaging files – X-ray, ultrasound, MRI and CT scans – can now be uploaded from any portable device including USB drives, CD’s and DVD’s, via free-standing kiosk/stations installed at strategic locations on the site, providing ‘safe ports’ for secure uploading of DICOM data.
GateScanner performs proprietary, deep-threat scans on all incoming DICOM files applying Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR) technology to effectively transform them into new and safe copies of the original files. This is achieved without effecting the functionality of the files or compromising the integrity of the clinical data in them.
GateScanner’s CDR technology is capable of disabling both detectable and un-detectable (‘signature-less’) malware that may be embedded in the imaging files, thus preventing potential file-based attacks, such as APT’s, zero-day’s, trojan’s and ransomware.

Main Features:

  • Proprietary DICOM deconstruction, performing deep scans on every image slice, embedded metadata and viewer software
  • Kiosks are a hardened system appliance, preventing external tampering and executing 'return to zero-state' after each upload
  • Simple, user friendly, multi-language user interface
  • Secure file sharing with central management and configuration of users, stations and scanning parameters with detailed reporting
  • Highly scalable solution, simply by adding additional kiosks and licenses
  • GDPR, HIPPA and CCPA compliant solution - data is scanned locally and deleted post-scan

Sample application via GateScanner Security Dome:

  • Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is used to authenticate a pre-registered patient.
  • Patients use a browser-based web portal to upload the DICOM file.
  • The DICOM data is validated by the
  • GateScanner DICOM Protector by applying deep threat detection, and patient identify validation.
  • After a successful scan, the DICOM data is saved into the organization’s PACS.

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DICOM via DOME