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CynergisTek is Hiring for Several Positions

People IconCynergisTek is expanding the team again and is currently hiring for several different positions. Open positions include project administrator, privacy compliance analyst, principal compliance consultant, privacy analyst, and a regional lead generation coordinator. If you are interested in one of the positions email us at to obtain a full job description, submit your resume or to ask any questions.

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How CynergisTek Helps Organizations Prepare for Phish Attacks

Phishing IconPhishing is a Growing Threat

Phishing is one of the most common and fastest growing cybersecurity threats today. In fact, RSA research found that a phishing attack occurs every minute, and these attacks cost organizations $4.5 billion in losses worldwide in 2014. Recently healthcare has become a highly sought after target for cyber criminals due to the large volume of sensitive data that the industry holds. Several healthcare organizations have recently experienced breaches that were the result of a phishing attack. For example, last year a regional medical center in Washington compromised the information of 8,300 patients after several employees responded to phishing emails with database user names and passwords, giving hackers access.

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Upcoming OCR HIPAA Audits for CEs and BAs

CynergisTek’s VP of Compliance David Holtzman recently recorded a two-part podcast with Sean Sutner of SearchHealthIT that covered multiple topics related to the upcoming OCR HIPAA audits.


Part One: “Expert warns OCR HIPAA audits ahead

In the first podcast, Holtzman predicts the commencement of random OCR audits and urges healthcare providers to ensure that their programs are HIPAA compliant in order to avoid fines or breaches. He also adds that organizations that have already attested for Meaningful Use will likely be in a better position that those who haven’t, due to the fact that many measures within the Meaningful Use program are based on the HIPAA security and privacy rules.

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CynergisTek Now Offers Compliance Assist Partner Program for Business Associates

CynergisTek Expands Service Portfolio to Address Heightened Regulatory Environment and Support Business Associates in Ensuring Compliancecynergistek_CMKY_transparent

CynergisTek™, recently announced a new managed service designed to provide Business Associates (BA) of Covered Entities (CE) with the same ongoing technical testing, advisory services, and executive reviews of security infrastructure that the company offers its provider clients. CynergisTek is offering the Business Associate Compliance Assist Partner Program (BA CAPP) to meet growing demand by these organizations for trusted, outsourced support in managing their liability for the data they receive, create, transmit or retain given the advent of the HIPAA Omnibus Rule.

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CynergisTek Continues to Support Industry Associations

Earlier this year CHIME invited CynergisTek to become a Foundation Firm member of its newest association, Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS). AEHIS is designed to support and educate top healthcare IT security leaders, especially the CSO and CISO and is the first professional organization to exclusively serve senior Health IT security leaders. 



Click here to learn more about CHIME and click here to learn more about AEHIS.

CynergisTek Named As One of Top 3 Privacy and Security Assistance Firms

CynergisTek was recognized by KLAS® as one of three firms provider organizations are turning to most for privacy and security assistance in its “Security and Privacy Perception 2014: High Stakes, Big Challenges” report, released in May 2014. For further details, visit KLAS online at and view “Security and Privacy Perception 2014: High Stakes, Big Challenges.”

What Our Customers Are Saying


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“CynergisTek is a trusted partner and provides exceptional service, offering the expert guidance on risk management that we need to sustain and improve our overall security posture.” –Chuck Podesta, Former Chief Information Officer, University of Vermont Medical Center



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“We decided to use CynergisTek’s VSM program because it goes way beyond other BAA management solutions. CynergisTek reviews my vendors’ risks and helps us ensure due diligence managing that risk.” Francois Bodhuin, Technology Director – ISO Information Systems, Inspira Health Network


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