CynergisTek Announces New Compliance Program Effectiveness Assessment

March 22, 2017 - CynergisTek today announced its new Compliance Program Effectiveness Assessment (CPEA) service, which provides a comprehensive evaluation of healthcare organizations’ regulatory compliance programs. CynergisTek’s CPEA is conducted by a team of experienced consultants in accordance with rigorous procedures outlined by the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and the Health & Human Resources Office of Inspector General (OIG), as well as industry best practices.


CynergisTek Releases Redspin Annual Report on the State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare

February 15, 2017 - CynergisTek today announced the release of Redspin’s annual cybersecurity report titled, Breach Report 2016: Protected Health Information (PHI). The seventh annual report provides in-depth analysis of the causes of PHI breaches reported to the Department of Health and Human Services and the overall state of cybersecurity in healthcare.


CynergisTek Wins 2017 Best in KLAS Award in Cyber Security Category

January 31, 2017 -- CynergisTek today announced that it was ranked Best in KLAS in the Cyber Security Advisory Services category in the 2017 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report. This is the first time this category has been included in the Best in KLAS rankings.


Auxilio has Acquired Healthcare IT Security Solutions Leader, CynergisTek for up to $34.3 Million

January 17, 2017 - Auxilio, Inc. announced today that it acquired CynergisTek for initial consideration of approximately $26.8 million in combined cash, stock, and seller debt. Additional “earn outs” may be paid of up to $7.5 million over the next five years based on certain financial criteria being met. The acquisition will enable the Company to meet growing demand from healthcare customers for comprehensive IT security solutions that reduce risk and deliver long-term value.


Coalfire Exceeds Company Growth Estimates in 2016

November 16, 2016 - Coalfire today announced that it has experienced a 37 percent growth in bookings in 2016 driven by expanding its portfolio of cyber risk advisory, compliance assessment and technical testing services.


HITRUST Appoints Coalfire to CSF Assessor Council

October 21, 2016 - Coalfire announced today that it was appointed to HITRUST’s CSF Assessor Council. The Council represents a wide variety of organizations supporting the healthcare and public health sector to ensure that assessors are able to deliver the CSF Assurance program’s integrity, effectiveness and practicality.


CynergisTek Rated Above All Vendors in KLAS Security Advisory Services Report

October 18, 2016 – CynergisTek today announced that it was the highest-rated firm healthcare providers rely on for security consulting and services in the KLAS report entitled, Security Advisory Services: Which Firms Are Helping Providers Sleep at Night?, released in October, 2016. According to the report, CynergisTek’s clients report the highest overall satisfaction and has the most clients who say the firm’s work had a significant impact on security preparedness. Since 2004, CynergisTek has built a reputation for providing superior security support, and this KLAS report suggests that CynergisTek has successfully set itself apart from much larger firms with specialized healthcare knowledge and multiyear partnership agreements.


The National Institute of Standards & Technology Selects Clearwater Compliance for Research Projects to Bolster Cybersecurity of Wireless IV Medical Infusion Pumps

September 8, 2016 - Clearwater Compliance will collaborate with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence as part of a wide-ranging, first-of-its-kind risk assessment project focusing on wireless IV medical infusion pumps. This research project will investigate how to improve wireless IV medical infusion pumps’ security, with an end goal of helping companies and organizations increase their cyber risk assessment and management capability.


CynergisTek Ranks #512 on Inc. 5000; Number One Healthcare Security Vendor on List

August 24, 2016 - CynergisTek today announced it was ranked as the 512th fastest-growing private company in the US on the annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking published by Inc. Magazine. This marks the third consecutive year the company has made this list, rising from number 941 in 2015 and 2252 in 2014. This year, CynergisTek is the highest ranked healthcare security company on the list, and is the eighth highest overall security vendor.


CynergisTek Continues to Expand Executive Team, Adds Vice President of Audit Strategy

August 15, 2016 - CynergisTek today announced that is has further expanded its executive team with the addition of Marti Arvin as Vice President of Audit Strategy. Arvin brings more than three decades of experience in the fields of compliance, research and regulatory administration at academic medical centers and traditional hospital care settings to her role. She will lead strategic business development for the company’s compliance services, as well as support clients in meeting evolving compliance and regulatory requirements.


CynergisTek Adds Vice President of Security Strategy to Growing Executive Team

August 2, 2016 - CynergisTek today announced that it has expanded its executive team with the addition of Clyde Hewitt as Vice President of Security Strategy. Hewitt brings more than 30 years of relevant experience to his new role. He will provide strategic direction for the company’s information and cybersecurity services and take an active role in new business development. Hewitt will also serve as senior security advisor to the company’s growing roster of healthcare clients.


CynergisTek Announces Record Growth in First Half of 2016

July 21, 2016 - CynergisTek today announced that it achieved record growth in the first half of 2016, with a 170 percent increase in revenue and a nearly 50 percent increase in bookings when compared to the first half of 2015. Additionally, the company experienced a compound annual growth rate of 63 percent in new customers since 2012. CynergisTek attributes growth to ongoing demand for its specialized security expertise amidst increasingly sophisticated threats and complex regulations.


Clearsense Partners with CynergisTek to Safeguard Data Assets & Ensure HIPAA Compliance

June, 27, 2016 - CynergisTek today announced that Clearsense, a Florida-based data analytics firm, has selected the company’s Compliance Assist Partner Program for Business Associates (BA CAPP) to ensure compliance with extended HIPAA regulations and to strengthen its security infrastructure in the face of increasingly sophisticated threats. CynergisTek’s BA CAPP will provide Clearsense with ongoing independent review of its privacy and security programs and procedures to ensure thorough maintenance and compliance.


Coalfire Accredited as a CSA STAR Certification Assessor

June 1, 2016 - Coalfire today announced it has been accredited as a CSA STAR Certification assessor. The CSA STAR Certification is the most popular cloud security provider certification program, integrating a three-tiered provider assurance package of self- assessment, third-party audit and continuous monitoring. As an assessor, Coalfire will be responsible for rating CSP security measures and highlighting where gaps may exist.


Clearwater Compliance Ranks in Top 20 for Second Consecutive Year

April 26, 2016 - Clearwater Compliance today announced it has earned another spot on the “20 Most Promising Enterprise Security Companies 2016” list by CIOReview Magazine, for the second consecutive year. A technology magazine that focuses on enterprise solutions, CIOReview is a leading source for technology decision makers.


CynergisTek Updates OCR Compliance & Audit Services to Ready for Phase 2 of HIPAA Audit Program

April 15, 2016 - CynergisTek today announced that it has updated its suite of OCR Compliance & Audit Services to provide healthcare organizations with tools that are aligned with the new phase 2 HIPAA audit protocol adopted by the Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR). OCR will inaugurate the next phase of its HIPAA audits by beginning desk audits of covered entities in May, and desk audits of business associates in June. The OCR HIPAA compliance desk audits will review the policies and procedures adopted and employed by covered entities and their business associates to meet selected standards and implementation specifications of the Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules.


CynergisTek CEO to Keynote CHIME Information Security Events for Third Consecutive Year

April 12, 2016 - CynergisTek today announced that its CEO, Mac McMillan, was selected by the CHIME to deliver the closing keynote address at six of the organization’s cybersecurity-focused 2016 LEAD Forums, Health Information Executive’s Guide to Cybersecurity. As part of CHIME’s education program, the forums will provide best practices for CIOs and CISOs to protect their organizations from cybersecurity threats. This marks the third consecutive year that McMillan, also an AEHIS Board Member, has been invited to keynote the events.