Press Release

Coalfire Achieves Vanguard Status for Healthcare Cybersecurity Consulting Services From ALM Intelligence.

February 9, 2016

Included among list of world-renowned consulting firms to have attained Vanguard Leader Status

Westminster, CO – February 9, 2016 - Coalfire, a leader in cybersecurity risk management and compliance services, today announced it has achieved The ALM Vanguard™ status by ALM Intelligence.  ALM Intelligence, well known for decades of research in the management consulting sector, named Coalfire a Vanguard Leader in the firm's new report, Consulting to Public and Private Healthcare 2015: Cybersecurity

Coalfire demonstrated market-leading depth in cyber risk capabilities and a meaningful breadth of services across a broad spectrum of healthcare risk management needs.  In the report, Coalfire was recognized for its strong capability ratings across cybersecurity IT and data management, governance, compliance, healthcare processes and analytics.

“Coalfire is honored to be recognized as one of only seven firms, out of 24 firms that were assessed in the healthcare cybersecurity consulting report, which qualified for the ALM Vanguard status,” said Andrew Hicks, Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Director at Coalfire. Coalfire is a recognized leader in cybersecurity for covered entities and business associates in the healthcare ecosystem. “Our resource-challenged clients are looking for us to provide the experience they may have internally, but also to bring the invaluable external view of the world,” Hicks added.

With a full suite of risk management and compliance services designed to improve an organization’s security posture and protect its data, Coalfire provides a proactive, balanced and integrated approach to risk management. As a consulting provider for cybersecurity standards including HIPAA/HITRUST, SOC, PCI, and ISO; Coalfire is uniquely positioned to provide an efficient yet focused set of risk advisory and assessment services.

The report from ALM Intelligence is a beneficial resource for security, risk and compliance decision makers in healthcare organizations to help them with vendor selection.  For more information about Coalfire’s cyber risk assessment and compliance services for the healthcare industry, visit:

About Coalfire
Coalfire is the global technology leader in cyber risk management and compliance services for private enterprises and government organizations. Coalfire’s professionals are renowned for their technical expertise and unbiased assessments and recommendations. Coalfire’s approach builds on successful, long-term relationships with clients to achieve multiple cyber risk management and compliance objectives, tied to a long-term strategy to prevent security breaches and data theft.

Coalfire is currently listed as #74 in the “Cybersecurity 500 Hottest Security Companies” and was recently named one of the Top 20 Most Promising Risk Management Solution Providers. For more information, visit

About ALM Intelligence
ALM Intelligence provides accurate and reliable market sizing and forecasts on consulting services worldwide, needs-analysis and vendor profiling for buyers of consulting services, timely and insightful intelligence on the top consulting firms in their respective markets, and operational benchmarks that measure consulting performance. ALM Intelligence's research spans multiple service areas, client vertical industries, and geographies. Our analysts provide expert commentary at consulting industry events worldwide, and offer custom research for Management Consulting and IT Services firms. More information about ALM Intelligence is available at

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