In a 2021 Ponemon Report, 51% of organizations have experienced a data breach caused by a third-party, and 63% of respondents stated reliance on reputation is the most common reason for not evaluating the privacy and security practices of third-parties.
Manage Third-Party Risk Effectively
CynergisTek will evaluate each vendor’s level of risk, require them to attest to their compliance with HIPAA, and find which protections are in place so your organization can make a determination around how to adjust your contracts, service levels, or your overall relationship. CynergisTek will then actively monitor each vendor, communicate the security gaps identified, and alert the covered entity of any changes to the vendor’s status over time.
Having a partner that is actively monitoring our systems, trends, local and global threats not only saves the Virtua IT Security team time, but provides us with the ability to proactively look at potential threats to plan accordingly. The partnership with CynergisTek has allowed us to focus on compliance, developing risk programs, policy and procedures leading to a culture focused on making us more secure.
Security has become a necessary and critical strategic pillar for our organization, and it is too broad and complex for a provider organization to keep up with on their own. Having a partner like CynergisTek with depth and breadth of knowledge and expertise is a crucial asset for our organization. I can’t imagine navigating these issues without them.
Vice President, Chief Information & Compliance Officer, Saratoga Hospital
CynergisTek’s social engineering and phishing service was an excellent training tool for our organization. A third-party assessment of how our policies and procedures would stack up against a real threat was eye-opening and provided us with valuable information we can leverage to continue to enhance our security posture.
Director of Information Security, Valley Children’s Hospital
We just had our Incident Response exercise and I wanted to let you know that I have received a lot of positive feedback from all participants including our Executives and Board Members. Everyone was impressed at how the exercise was well-prepared and conducted. Obviously, it goes to your leadership. You were able to relate to all participants, ask the right questions, and in general keep the exercise going forward. You did a great job! Thank you so much CynergisTek!
DirTechnology Director – ISO at Inspira Health Network
Once you employ CynergisTek’s Vendor Security Management service, you’ll no longer struggle with the challenges and time-consuming manual processes involved with managing multiple vendors and documenting HIPAA compliance and regulatory due diligence.
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