CynergisTek Expands Southern US Presence With Multi-Year Managed Service Contract With Another Major Healthcare System
AUSTIN, Texas – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –CynergisTek, (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leading cybersecurity company that helps healthcare organizations manage emerging security and privacy issues, with a focus on building true partnerships, today announced a new agreement four-year with a five-hospital health system based in the southern United States, an increase from the company’s standard three-year tenure, to provide proactive Patient Privacy Monitoring (PPMS) services and reagents.
CynergisTek’s Patient Privacy Monitoring Service helps solve the challenges healthcare organizations face in preventing patient information from falling into the wrong hands. Customers often turn to CynergisTek to assess, create and manage their access monitoring programs for a number of reasons, including time constraints, limited budget, recruitment and retention issues, or the need to strengthen their internal team with resources trained on -evolution of regulatory requirements with real experience. CynergisTek’s privacy team applies their experience gained across multiple healthcare systems to help clients detect privacy issues early and avoid compliance issues in order to act as a force multiplier in the constant battle to protect privacy. patient privacy.
The highest penalty rates are associated with incidents involving individuals from the same household, Open User Access case types, and the same surname, as reported in the CynergisTek report. State of Healthcare Security and Privacy 2021 Annual Report. “We strive to help our customers navigate the millions of data lines and hundreds of thousands of patient accesses each year to determine which users have violated company policies and provide training on best practices for avoid serious incidents, ”said Andrew Mahler, director of privacy. Services at CynergisTek. He continues, “We are eager to serve our new client and the fact that he has signed a four year agreement is a testament to our reputation in the market and the value of having a true partner in your area. We anticipate that the demand for managed privacy services will increase as IT security and privacy teams seek to work together to protect their patients and the organization from attacks. ”
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CynergisTek is a leading cybersecurity consulting firm that helps organizations in highly regulated industries, including healthcare, government, and finance, address emerging security and privacy issues. CynergisTek combines intelligence, expertise, and a distinct methodology to validate an organization’s security posture and ensure the team is trained, prepared, and resilient against threats. Since 2004, CynergisTek has been dedicated to hiring and retaining experts who bring first-hand experience and hold advanced certifications to support and educate the industry by contributing to relevant industry associations. For more information visit www.cynergistek.com or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.
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