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  • July 13, 2024
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Hologic establishes state-of-the-art Security Operations Center groundbreaking in Costa Rica

Hologic establishes state-of-the-art Security Operations Center groundbreaking in Costa Rica

Alajuela, Costa Rica — Hologic, Inc., a global leader in medical technology, has inaugurated its pioneering Security Operations Center (SOC) in Alajuela, Costa Rica. This facility, the first of its kind in Costa Rica’s life sciences sector, will serve as Hologic’s primary command center for responding to cyber incidents.

Located in the Coyol Free Zone, the SOC is part of Hologic’s Global IT Shared Services Center. This expansion underscores Costa Rica’s strategic importance due to its skilled workforce and governmental support in continuous cybersecurity education.

The new SOC will bolster Hologic’s capabilities in governance, risk, compliance, and third-party risk management, reflecting the company’s commitment to safety and innovation in health.

Costa Rica continues to establish itself as a crucial hub for American companies seeking a strategic location with access to both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. The country’s geographic positioning offers unparalleled logistical advantages, facilitating efficient global trade routes.

Additionally, Costa Rica’s commitment to education has cultivated a highly trained and skilled workforce, particularly in the fields of technology and healthcare.

The government’s focus on continuous improvement in educational standards ensures a steady stream of qualified professionals. This emphasis on education, combined with political stability and robust infrastructure, makes Costa Rica an attractive destination for multinational corporations looking to expand their operations in Latin America.

Costa Rica’s talented workforce and proximity to the U.S. were key factors in our decision. This SOC will enhance our ability to respond effectively to cyber threats and align our cybersecurity efforts with our business goals.

Paul Malenchini, Hologic’s Chief Information Officer

Hologic’s decision to establish its SOC in Costa Rica is a testament to the country’s growing reputation as a leader in cybersecurity and technological innovation.

The center will not only enhance Hologic’s internal security measures but also contribute to the broader cybersecurity landscape in Costa Rica, fostering local expertise and creating high-value jobs.

The Costa Rican government has been proactive in supporting initiatives that bolster cybersecurity capabilities.

This collaboration between the public and private sectors is crucial in addressing the evolving threats in the digital age, ensuring that companies like Hologic can operate securely and efficiently.

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About Hologic, Inc:
Hologic, Inc. is a global innovator in medical technology, focused on improving women’s health and well-being through early detection and treatment. Its advancements include the first commercial 3D mammography system, leadership in cervical cancer screening, and minimally invasive surgical technologies. Visit Hologic for more information.

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