New York, NY – July 26, 2017 – Agio, a leading provider of managed IT and cybersecurity services, announces it has been designated as a HITRUST CSF Assessor by HITRUST. With this achievement, Agio is now approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF, a comprehensive security framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing healthcare organizations and business associates in order to comply with healthcare (HIPAA, HITECH), third-party (PCI, COBIT) and government (NIST, FTC) regulations and standards.
HITRUST CSF Assessors are critical to helping uphold information security and privacy standards for the healthcare industry and a core component of the HITRUST CSF program by providing trained resources to healthcare organizations of varying size and complexity to assess compliance with security control requirements and document corrective action plans that align with the HITRUST CSF. HITRUST CSF Assessors such as Agio serve as a key component of the program by providing assessment and remediation services.
“We’ve had individuals with the Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) credentials for several years, and strategically took the step this year to become a HITRUST Assessor at a company level,” said Agio’s Head of Cybersecurity, Ray Hillen. “To us, the HITRUST CSF Assessor designation is an important enhancement to our Healthcare Cybersecurity 360° program, which provides ongoing cybersecurity and compliance guidance to our clients in the healthcare industry. We also look forward to leveraging this achievement to better serve and inform our clients across all of the markets we serve, including finance and PCI.”
“We are pleased to have Agio as a HITRUST CSF Assessor to help healthcare organizations with the process of adopting and utilizing the HITRUST CSF’s requirements and give their customers confidence in the protection of their information,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “The company’s long-standing expertise and leadership in health IT privacy and security solutions make it a perfect addition to our program.”
Agio is a progressive managed IT and cybersecurity provider, servicing the financial, healthcare and PCI regulated markets. The company’s service portfolio consists of technology hosting, monitoring, management, helpdesk, disaster prevention and recovery, as well as managed security, 360° cybersecurity programs, and cybersecurity consulting. With nearly 200 employees, Agio is headquartered in New York, NY with its NOC in Norman, OK and SOC in Raleigh, NC. Learn more at www.agio.com.
Kate Wood, Director of Marketing, Agio