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Coalfire Achieves Amazon Web Services Healthcare Competency Status

Coalfire, a provider of cybersecurity advisory and assessment services, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Healthcare Competency status. This designation recognizes Coalfire for delivery of effective solutions for healthcare payers, providers and business associates that securely store, process, transmit and analyze clinical information.

January 7, 2019

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Coalfire Federal Appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 3

Coalfire, a provider of cybersecurity advisory and assessment services, announced today that Coalfire Federal, Strategic Federal Delivery has been appraised at level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). The appraisal was performed by Ace Guides, LLC.

January 2, 2019

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Coalfire CEO Tom McAndrew to Participate in FTC Hearing on Data Security

Coalfire, a provider of cybersecurity advisory and assessment services, announced today that CEO Tom McAndrew will join a panel on “Data Security Assessments” as part of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) “Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.”

December 6, 2018

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Consulting Magazine Names Coalfire to 2018 “Fastest Growing Firms” List

“It’s an honor for Coalfire to be recognized in the Fastest Growing Firms list,” said Coalfire CEO Tom McAndrew. “We attribute our quick growth to the overall trend in the market toward cloud solutions and Coalfire’s recognized expertise in cloud security, along with our proven track record in helping clients develop scalable programs that help improve their cybersecurity postures.”

November 13, 2018

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U.S. EAC Voting System Standards Fail to Protect Systems In Penetration Security Tests

Coalfire announced the results of penetration tests and assessments conducted on state voting systems. The firm found that its team of penetration testers was able to reverse engineer voting media and replace software in voting systems with a program that emulates it, but recompiled with malicious logic, instructs it to record malicious votes—despite the systems having passed EAC voting system standards.

November 6, 2018

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Coalfire, an Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) Advanced Consulting and Government Competency Partner within the AWS Partner Network (APN), Introduces a Cloud Strategy to Help AWS Customers Become FedRAMP Assessment-Ready in Less Time

Coalfire announced that the company is offering a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) consulting and engineering service that enables customers to become FedRAMP authorized, using AWS Security Automation and Orchestration (SAO) methodology, in less time than more traditional approaches. Coalfire is one of the security providers to collaborate with AWS in developing the SAO methodology.

November 5, 2018

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Coalfire Achieves International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 Certification

“Coalfire has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification after implementing a formal Quality Management System that is unmatched by our industry peers,” said Anne Bayerkohler, Coalfire’s Quality Management System Director. “This includes the provisioning of quality services to all practices, which directly impacts delivery to our customers as we continually improve the lifecycle of delivery engagements from year to year.”

October 31, 2018

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Coalfire Expands ISO/SOC Capabilities Led by VP Dixon Wright

Providing SOC and ISO compliance services allows customers to leverage a single third-party provider for their end-to-end compliance needs, which ultimately simplifies their audit process and reduces audit fatigue. By scaling their team of dedicated, focused ISO and SOC experts under the leadership of Vice President Dixon Wright, the company will increase the specialization of their service and thought leadership in this space.

October 30, 2018

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Coalfire Expands Medical Device Security Capabilities through Alliance with Virta Labs

Coalfire, a provider of cybersecurity advisory services, announced today that they have expanded their medical device security and risk advisory capabilities through a strategic alliance with Virta Labs. This comprehensive solution pairs Coalfire’s deep security expertise with Virta Labs’ BlueFlow™ software suite, which was built specifically for medical device cybersecurity and risk management to identify, assess and track patient data flows throughout the care continuum.

October 25, 2018