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CynergisTek Executives to Present at HIMSS20 on Educating the C-Suite on Evolving Security Risks, Addressing Healthcare’s Massive Cybersecurity Workforce Gap

Premier Cybersecurity Consulting Firm to Lead Two Sessions with Health System and Academia Leaders   Austin, TX – February 12, 2020 — (HIMSS Booth #4121) — CynergisTek, (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance, today announced that its director of security services, Dave Bailey, and executive advisor, Clyde Hewitt, were selected to present two sessions at the 2020 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition. HIMSS brings together 45,000+ health information and technology professionals,

Sneak Peek of CynergisTek’s Presentations at HIMSS19

The annual HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition is fast approaching. From February 11 to 15, Orlando, will be the home for over 45,000 professionals from 90 international locations. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in educational sessions, learn about healthcare innovations, and much more. CynergisTek’s industry thought leaders Clyde Hewitt, David Holtzman, and David Finn will also be attending and hosting educational sessions throughout the week. How to Close Biomedical HIPAA Compliance and Security Gaps Medical devices are

CynergisTek Executives Selected to Present at HIMSS19 on Security and Compliance in Healthcare

Leading Healthcare Security Experts and Provider Clients to Exhibit, Share Strategies on Medical Device Security and Discuss Cybersecurity Best Practices   Austin, TX, January 15, 2019 — (HIMSS Booth #4009) — CynergisTek, (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity, privacy, and information assurance, today announced that its Executive Vice President of Strategic Innovation, David Finn, Vice President of Compliance Strategies, David Holtzman, and Vice President of Security Strategy, Clyde Hewitt, were selected to present three sessions at the 2019 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition. HIMSS brings together 45,000+ health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors

Our Top Blog Posts from 2018

There were many changes within the healthcare industry, as well as a number of legislative changes in 2018. Throughout the year, our team of industry experts authored blog posts discussing these topics, offering their insights and providing best practices. Here is a list of the most popular of these posts from 2018. Five Best Practices to Improve Your Third-Party Vendor Risk Management Program An effective third-party vendor risk management program starts with determining all possible risks. David Rauschendorfer explains

Bankers Life Affected By Hacking Incident

Marti Arvin, CynergisTek’s VP of Audit Strategy, recently sat down with Marianne McGee of Healthcare Info Security and exchanged some comments about yet another large breach caused by a hacking incident. On October 25, 2018, Bankers Life announced the fifth largest reported breach this year that involved personal health information of 556 thousand individuals. Below is the full interview. Marianne: We’ve seen a lot of large hacker attacks on health plans in the past (Anthem, etc.) and now the latest with

Are State AGs Picking Up Slack in HIPAA Enforcement?

David Holtzman was recently interviewed by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee of Information Security Media Group about The Arc of Erie County lawsuit which encountered a data breach that impacted more than 3,000 individuals. The office of Barbara Underwood, New York state attorney general, recently announced a $200,000 HIPAA settlement and corrective action plan for the organization. Below is the full interview. Marianne: We’ve seen other HIPAA breach cases involving patient information that was accessible on the web, including via search

CynergisTek Reports Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results

UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 FORM 10-Q [X] QUARTERLY REPORT UNDER SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the quarterly period ended September 30, 2018 [  ] TRANSITION REPORT UNDER SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the transition period from _______ to _______ Commission file number 000-27507 CYNERGISTEK, INC. (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) Delaware 371867101 (State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)

Ransomware Attack Leads to Discovery of Lots More Malware

Ransomware has impacted several different healthcare organizations over the past few weeks, including Allied Physicians of Michiana and LabCorp. The latest victim is Blue Springs Family Care. I recently reached out to David Finn, EVP of Strategic Innovations of CynergisTek, to get his perspective on the recent ransomware attacks that have been plaguing the healthcare industry. Question: During Blue Springs Family Care’s (Blue Springs) investigation of the ransomware attack, they found that their computers were already “loaded with malware.”

Emerging Security Threats: Keeping Your Healthcare Organization Protected

David Finn was recently interviewed by Maureen McKinney at Phreesia about emerging security threats and keeping your healthcare organization protected. Below is the full interview. Maureen: David, What are some of the cybersecurity threats that you’ve seen emerge recently? David: We continue to see a lot of ransomware attacks hitting healthcare organizations, as well as denial of service attacks and other types of threats. These attacks sometimes wane and then increase in frequency, but they do not go away.