Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCISO)

Fill your organization’s particular Chief Information Security Officer needs with an interim virtual CISO that will ensure you meet compliance requirements.  

Overview

CynergisTek’s Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) service is structured to provide the right level of support your program requires. Our vCISO’s are experienced, qualified information security officers who integrate into your existing team to help meet compliance requirements and enhance your security posture and readiness.

Key Benefits

Patient privacy

Healthcare Focus

CynergisTek’s experience includes years of working with providers, payers, clearinghouses, and business associates who work in or support the mission of healthcare. Our clients include hospitals large and small, physician practices, health plans, children’s hospitals, academic medical centers, and many others. Our services are tailored to this community and its unique needs.

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Practical Knowledge

With the constant influx of new regulations, threats, and technologies in healthcare today, it is imperative to remain up to speed with these trends. Our consultants have the benefit of working with many organizations and can help identify problems and solutions that have been proven to work at other health systems.

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Extensive Expertise

We handle the burden of sourcing, interviewing, hiring, and managing professionals for you. Our strategy to recruit and retain staff of the highest caliber is our top priority, and we have a team dedicated to finding and filling the roles you need today regardless of your geographical location.

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Continual Education

All of our vCISO consultants have college degrees and maintain a variety of certifications, such as CISSP, HCISSP, CIPP, CHC, and CISM, and they regularly participate in formal courses, workgroups, conferences, and other events to increase their professional knowledge and stay connected to the cybersecurity community.

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.

Tom Gordon

CIO, Virtua

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.

John Mangona

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.

Joe Egan
Director of Information Security, Valley Children’s Hospital

Outcome

CynergisTek’s vCISO program offers you all the support and flexibility your organization needs in its senior cybersecurity leadership role, from a full-time interim position to add some support for your current CISO.

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