Press Release

Coalfire Joins AEHIS to Stay on Top of Healthcare CISOs’ Business Challenges

February 23, 2016

Westminster, Colo.Feb. 23, 2016 – Coalfire, a leader in cybersecurity risk management and compliance services, today announced it has joined the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS) as a foundation partner. The AEHIS serves senior IT leaders in the healthcare industry with the goal of advancing the role of the CSO/CISO through education, collaboration and advocacy in support of secure health information.  As part of its involvement with AEHIS, Coalfire will utilize its experience and expertise to uncover, and advise on, business challenges for the organization’s 450+ CISO and CSO members.

This strategic partnership highlights Coalfire’s continued investment in new ways to support its healthcare clients. Coalfire’s core organizational purpose directly aligns with AEHIS’ mission to further accelerate the role of CISOs to secure health information through various facets of cyber risk and compliance guidance.

“Coalfire is honored to be an AEHIS foundation partner and looks forward to learning more about the cyber risk challenges that healthcare CISOs are facing,” said Andrew Hicks, Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice Director at Coalfire. “The partnership also allows us to share our own experience and expertise on how to overcome those challenges.”

As a foundation partner, Coalfire will also have the opportunity to engage with top healthcare CISOs to understand the current issues they are facing, such as the Cybersecurity Information Act of 2015, and provide mindful guidance on how to best address them within their organization.

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.


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