CynergisTek Rated Above All Vendors in KLAS Security Advisory Services Report

Company Outpaced IT Consulting Giants to Set Bar for Highest Performance and Impact

AUSTIN, TX – October 18, 2016 — CynergisTek™, an authority in health information security, privacy and compliance, 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.


For this report, KLAS collected feedback from hundreds of healthcare organizations across the country. During its evaluation of CynergisTek, KLAS collected notable comments such as the following from a hospital CIO.

“CynergisTek’s leaders are extremely knowledgeable. They work directly with us, and their impact on our overall sense of security is significant because we can always get answers very quickly. The CynergisTek resources work directly with our information security operations staff while the executive team meets with our senior leadership to talk about strategy. We love how CynergisTek’s leadership always seems to know exactly what we need.”

“It is rewarding to stack up so powerfully against much larger firms cited in this report, and at CynergisTek, we believe it is a testament to the specialized expertise that effective healthcare security requires,” said Mac McMillan, CEO of CynergisTek. “The KLAS assessment is particularly gratifying to our team because it reflects the direct input from our provider clients. Their satisfaction and success is what propelled us to the top in this report and it is the driving force behind our work.”
CynergisTek has the most validated engagements for security/risk assessment, security-program assessment/development, and HIPAA assessment/program development in this report; and many clients report using the firm in all three areas.

About KLAS
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends, and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. Follow KLAS on Twitter at

About CynergisTek
CynergisTek is a top-ranked information security and privacy consulting firm. The company offers solutions to help organizations measure privacy and security programs against regulatory requirements and assists in developing risk management best practices. Since 2004 the company has served as a partner to hundreds in the healthcare industry. CynergisTek is also dedicated to supporting and educating the industry by contributing to relevant associations such as HIMSS, AHIMA, HFMA, HCCA, AHIA, AHLA, IAPP and CHIME. The company has been named in numerous research reports as one of the top firms that provider organizations turn to for privacy and security, including the 2016 KLAS Security Advisory Services report, which rated CynergisTek for having the highest overall client satisfaction and impact on security preparedness. For more information visit, call 512.402.8550 or email [email protected].

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