MISSION VIEJO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CynergisTek, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity and information management, today announced the expansion of its Incident Response (IR) Services. The comprehensive suite of services is designed to help organizations meet the growing challenges of cyber-attacks with expertise, best practices, and guidance enabling them to be fully prepared to respond to a wide range of threats.
According to the Protenus Breach Barometer Report: Year in Review, there were more than 450 healthcare breaches reported last year affecting approximately 5.6 million patients, and reported ransomware and malware incidents more than doubled, all creating at least some adverse impact for the healthcare organization attacked. Cybersecurity incidents can disrupt clinical and business operations, preventing healthcare organizations from delivering critical services safely and efficiently. CynergisTek’s IR Services help organizations take a proactive approach to assessing, defining and preparing for a range of potential incidents such as a breach or ransomware attack. The new services are fully customizable, allowing organizations to choose one or bundle multiple services to best meet their specific needs, and ensure the right technologies, people and processes are in place when they need to respond to an incident.
"We know that incident response preparation is a key component of effectively coping with adverse security events, but assembling the required resources can be extremely time and resource intensive,” said Dan Morreale, CIO of Hunterdon Medical Center. “As the industry continues to face evolving threats, it has become imperative for healthcare providers to rely on trusted partners like CynergisTek to ensure we're prepared."
CynergisTek’s offering is immediately available and includes a range of incident response functions, such as program assessments, readiness exercises, program development, event response services, recovery services, and compliance services. To ensure maximum readiness these services are also combined and offered as a managed service to give organizations greater confidence they will have the support they need when they need it.
“Incident response is much more than an IT issue — it is an enterprise-wide operation, requiring constant and routine attention to safeguard against and survive the impact of attacks,” said David Finn, EVP of Strategic Innovation at CynergisTek. “With our IR Services, we can provide the tools and expertise healthcare organizations need to determine the severity of an event, and prioritize the optimal steps to minimize downtime and associated implications of the incident.”
To learn more about CynergisTek’s new IR Services, stop by the company’s booth #5060 at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas, NV from March 6 to 8 to discuss how this new IR Services offering can help your organization. Additional information on the services can also be found on the company’s website.
About CynergisTek, Inc.
CynergisTek is a top-ranked cybersecurity and information management consulting firm dedicated to serving the healthcare industry. CynergisTek offers specialized services and solutions to help organizations achieve privacy, security, compliance, and document output management goals. Since 2004, the company has served as a partner to hundreds of healthcare organizations and is dedicated to supporting and educating the industry by contributing to relevant industry associations. The company has been named in numerous research reports as one of the top firms that provider organizations turn to for privacy and security, and won the 2017 Best in KLAS award for Cyber Security Advisory Services.
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