CynergisTek Reports Double Digit Client Base Growth in First Half of 2017

July 27, 2017 - CynergisTek today announced it experienced unprecedented growth in the first half of 2017, with double digit net new client wins and expanded contracts. CynergisTek also expanded its service offerings over the past two quarters, with three new offerings unveiled, including Strategic & Remediation Services, HIPAA Research Program Assessment and Compliance Program Effectiveness Assessment services, in an effort to meet the increasing need for programs to support healthcare security, privacy and compliance.

The Most Wired Survey Shows That Growing Demand of Technologies Paves the Way for Transformation in Healthcare Delivery and Charts Course for Heightened Cybersecurity in Nation’s Hospitals

July 19, 2017 - The American Hospital Association’s 19th annual HealthCare’s Most Wired® benchmarking study and survey, sponsored by Clearwater Compliance, shows how technology and digital health tools play a crucial role across the healthcare and hospital industry with a major impact on driving patient engagement and improving diagnosis, safety, access to care, treatment, and communications.

CynergisTek Announces Three-Year, $750K Privacy Monitoring Deal

July 13, 2017 - CynergisTek today announced that a large, integrated health system located in the Midwest has selected its Managed Privacy Monitoring Service (MPMS). Under the terms of the three-year, $750K contract, CynergisTek's highly-trained IT privacy and security specialists will help implement, evaluate and optimize the organization's data privacy program.

Clearwater Compliance Joins National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership

July 11, 2017 - Clearwater Compliance is pleased to announce it is the newest member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership (NCEP) at NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). Clearwater joins 28 cybersecurity market leaders as part of the public-private industry collaboration that is focused on providing real-world, standards-based cybersecurity capabilities that address business needs. As an NCCoE NCEP member, Clearwater has pledged its award-winning cyber risk management software, methodology and expertise.

CynergisTek Announces Over $2 Million Professional Services Engagement with Nationally Recognized Health System

July 6, 2017 - CynergisTek today announced that it has closed three deals, equating to over $2 million, to provide a large health system with specialized security implementation and remediation services. CynergisTek's highly-trained IT security experts will support the health system in the areas of biomedical, web application, network security and payment card consulting over the next year.

CynergisTek Introduces HIPAA Research Program Assessment for Healthcare Organizations

June 6, 2017 - CynergisTek today announced the availability of its HIPAA Research Program Assessment. The new service provides healthcare organizations with a comprehensive, independent evaluation of its research policies, procedures and practices in accordance with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, enforced by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), as well as guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration and the Office of Human Research Protection.

Clearwater Compliance Earns Exclusive Endorsement of Georgia Hospital Health Services

May 23, 2017 - Clearwater Compliance today announced it will be the recommended cybersecurity provider for all the hospitals in the state of Georgia under an exclusive, multiyear endorsement agreement. Clearwater was awarded the exclusive endorsement and preferred provider status by Georgia Hospital Health Services (GHHS), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA). GHA serves more than 170 hospitals and health systems representing 100 percent of the acute care hospitals in Georgia. Clearwater's solutions are already exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association.

Clearwater Compliance Partners with NIST on Guide to Meet Critical Cybersecurity Needs for Healthcare Sector

May 18, 2017 - Clearwater Compliance has been working closely with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) on a cybersecurity project for the healthcare sector. As part of this collaboration, NIST has released a draft practice guide, titled NIST SP 1800-8, Securing Wireless Infusion Pumps in Healthcare Delivery Organizations, to demonstrate how healthcare delivery organizations can use best practices along with standards-based, commercially available cybersecurity technologies to better protect their wireless infusion pump ecosystem.

Clearwater Compliance Offers a One-on-One Conversation with Former Office for Civil Rights Director Leon Rodriguez

April 17, 2017 - The first one-on-one conversation and Q&A session with former Office for Civil Rights Director Leon Rodriguez since he left the US government will be offered to health system and hospital leaders on May 3rd at noon ET. Rodriguez, now a partner at law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP, will participate in a complimentary webinar, "What OCR Expects in Your HIPAA Risk Analysis: A Conversation with Former OCR Director Leon Rodriguez," hosted by Bob Chaput, chief executive officer of Clearwater Compliance.

Clearwater Compliance’s IRM|Pro ™ Offers Expanded Enhancements to Address Evolving Hospital Cybersecurity Threats

April 4, 2017 - Clearwater Compliance today announced a major upgrade to its software solution, IRM|Pro. The new features available with version 5.0 offer increased operational efficiency and high-performance enhancements with a refreshed interface offering seamless navigation and multiple browser support, enabling users to run analytics in real time from anywhere. Advanced dashboards with configurable views and reporting capability provide visibility into a hospital system organization and enables users to determine exposures. For large health systems, the Entity Hierarchy feature provides for the cascading and inheritance of data from parent to child entities, saving hours of data entry time.

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.