CynergisTek Signs Six-Figure Extension Contract with Nationally Ranked Hospital

December 22, 2021 CynergisTek, Inc.

A nationally recognized hospital, specializing in women and children care expands its contract with CynergisTek to add additional remediation support services.

AUSTIN, TX (December 23, 2021) – CynergisTek (NYSE American: CTEK), leading cybersecurity, privacy, compliance, and IT audit firm helping organizations in highly regulated industries navigate emerging security and privacy issues, recently announced one of the top obstetric and pediatric hospitals in the country that is also part of a prestigious academic medical center has signed a six-figure extension contract for professional service hours. The hospital continues to invest in CynergisTek's virtual staffing and remediation services, adding over one thousand more hours of support throughout the next year.

“I have no doubt that this will continue to be a strong partnership with this client, and we are pleased to expand on offering our custom staffing remediation services,” said Mac McMillan, President, and CEO of CynergisTek. The recent contract supports CynergisTek’s strategy to expand client retention, develop stronger relationships, and help protect the healthcare industry as a whole. Our job is to help identify gaps in your programs and provide guidance on how to remediate those gaps because simply knowing they are there isn’t enough.”

The agreement is an extension to the original contract that began in 2020 [LF1] and enables the client to continue to leverage the value of CynergisTek's solutions to optimize virtual staffing resources and enhance the client’s security programs. As healthcare continues to be a target of cyber-related incidents, hospitals need to take necessary steps to not only identify cyber risks, but follow through with prioritized remediation efforts to protect patient data, and avoid obstructing patient care. CynergisTek’s Information Security Remediation Services provide healthcare organizations with subject matter expertise from seasoned professionals who offer guidance and suggestions based on industry best practices, and the NIST privacy/security framework, to help address and remediate gaps in privacy, cybersecurity, compliance, and/or IT Audit programs.

About CynergisTek, Inc. 

CynergisTek (www.cynergistek.com), is a top-ranked cybersecurity consulting firm helping organizations in highly regulated industries, including those in healthcare, government, and finance navigate emerging security and privacy issues. CynergisTek combines intelligence, expertise, and a distinct methodology to validate a company's security posture and ensure the team is rehearsed, prepared, and resilient against threats. Since 2004, CynergisTek has been dedicated to hiring and retaining experts who bring real-life experience and hold advanced certifications to support and educate the industry by contributing to relevant industry associations. For more information, visit www.cynergistek.com or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn. 

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CynergisTek Investor Relations Contact: 

CynergisTek, Inc. 
Bryan Flynn 
(512) 402-8550 x7 
InvestorRelations@cynergistek.com 

CynergisTek Media Contact: 

Allison + Partners 
Jaime Tero 
415-755-8639 
jaime.tero@allisonpr.com 

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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.

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