CynergisTek, Inc.

CynergisTek is a top-ranked cybersecurity consulting firm dedicated to serving the information assurance needs of healthcare. CynergisTek offers specialized services and solutions to help organizations achieve privacy, security, and compliance goals. The company has been recognized by KLAS in the 2016 and 2018 Cybersecurity reports as a top performing firm in healthcare cybersecurity, as well as the 2017 Best in KLAS winner for Cybersecurity Advisory Services.

  • Health Entities Should Vet Risks of ChatGPT Use

    Health Entities Should Vet Risks of ChatGPT Use

    Jon Moore considers how healthcare entities should address patient data risks when clinicians use ChatGPT or similar AI tools

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  • Change, Opportunities, and Threats: Healthcare Innovation's State of the Industry Survey

    Change, Opportunities, and Threats: Healthcare Innovation's State of the Industry Survey

    This article shares some of the highlight results from Healthcare Innovation's annual survey, with analysis of the results by industry leaders and observers.

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  • Analysis: Third-Party Health Data Breaches Dominated in 2022

    Analysis: Third-Party Health Data Breaches Dominated in 2022

    Hacking and business associate incidents dominated in 2022, foreshadowing the top risks and threats that will impact healthcare and their vendors this year

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  • 2023 Predictions From Health Executives

    2023 Predictions From Health Executives

    Jon Moore shares his predictions for 2023 cybersecurity supply chain risk

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  • Healthcare’s Digitization: Coming to Terms with Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk

    Healthcare’s Digitization: Coming to Terms with Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk

    Jon Moore discusses cybersecurity supply chain risk and the actions that organizations should take in order to properly implement and prepare for new technology.

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  • Healthcare Executives Make Predictions for 2023

    Healthcare Executives Make Predictions for 2023

    Dave Bailey shares 2023 predictions in healthcare cybersecurity including ransomware, supply chain, and medical device threats.

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  • ‘Out of control’: Dozens of telehealth startups sent sensitive health information to big tech companies

    ‘Out of control’: Dozens of telehealth startups sent sensitive health information to big tech companies

    A joint investigation by STAT and The Markup of 50 direct-to-consumer telehealth companies found Virtual care websites were leaking sensitive information to the world’s largest advertising platforms.

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  • Community Health Network reports online tracking data breach affecting 1.5 million

    Community Health Network reports online tracking data breach affecting 1.5 million

    The provider says pixels used to collect information about website users may have transferred certain types of patient information since 2017.

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  • OCR Outlines Proper Use of Tracking Tech to Maintain HIPAA Compliance

    OCR Outlines Proper Use of Tracking Tech to Maintain HIPAA Compliance

    Andrew Mahler discusses recent OCR bulletin outlining how organizations using tracking tech like Meta Pixel should pay close attention to whether PHI is being handled in accordance with HIPAA.

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  • HHS: Web Trackers in Patient Portals Violate HIPAA

    HHS: Web Trackers in Patient Portals Violate HIPAA

    Andrew Mahler discusses the recent HHS warning on the use of tracking code in many healthcare websites and portals could be violating HIPAA privacy regulations.

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  • Anesthesiology Services Firm Faces 5 Class Action Lawsuits

    Anesthesiology Services Firm Faces 5 Class Action Lawsuits

    Clearwater's Jon Moore Jon Moore considers several lessons emerging from the Somnia case related to vendor security.

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  • Healthcare’s Pixel problem: Meta-based marketing projects spur privacy questions

    Healthcare’s Pixel problem: Meta-based marketing projects spur privacy questions

    Andrew Mahler discusses the idea that providers now need to think outside of routine types of patient information disclosures.

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  • Hospitals must do more to improve cybersecurity | HLTH Conference

    Hospitals must do more to improve cybersecurity | HLTH Conference

    Health systems have made progress, but they still have a long way to go, says Clearwater CEO Steve Cagle. Hospital executives must drive change from the top.

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  • A Cybersecurity CEO's Take on Mitigating Cyber Risk & Preparing for a Healthcare Ransomware Attack

    A Cybersecurity CEO's Take on Mitigating Cyber Risk & Preparing for a Healthcare Ransomware Attack

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  • Healthcare Security Insights and Perspectives from Mac McMillan

    Healthcare Security Insights and Perspectives from Mac McMillan

    Mac McMillan discusses the impacts and cost of disruption at the latest HCP Fall Conference.

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  • Cybersecurity Awareness and Enabling Multi-Factor Authentication

    Cybersecurity Awareness and Enabling Multi-Factor Authentication

    Healthcare security experts are offering their two cents on enabling multi-factor authentication as part of a cybersecurity awareness month campaign

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  • VA Center's IT Legacy Flaws Common at Other Health Entities

    VA Center's IT Legacy Flaws Common at Other Health Entities

    A Texas clinic has the all-too-common problem of obsolete equipment leading to security vulnerabilities.

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  • Assessing the Security Risks of Emerging Tech in Healthcare

    Assessing the Security Risks of Emerging Tech in Healthcare

    A host of cutting-edge technologies like A.I & nanomedicine contain the potential to revolutionize patient care, but federal authorities are warning medical practices to evaluate the associated risks.

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  • Hackers have laid siege to U.S. health care and a tiny HHS office is buckling under the pressure

    Hackers have laid siege to U.S. health care and a tiny HHS office is buckling under the pressure

    With a dearth of resources, the Office for Civil Rights is struggling with an overflowing caseload.

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  • KLAS: Security & Privacy Consulting Services 2022

    KLAS: Security & Privacy Consulting Services 2022

    A new report by KLAS examines several such firms to determine who effectively assists in reducing risk, engages closely with clients, and exceeds expectations.

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