Jan 31, 2011

By Lara Bergman

KNOXVILLE, TN – Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, Inc., a Knoxville TN-based IT security company, today announced it has been designated by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor – one of only a select few companies nationwide to achieve this recognition.

The HITRUST CSF is the first information technology security control framework developed explicitly for the protection of healthcare information. CSF Assessors are organizations approved by HITRUST to perform assessment and/or certification services associated with the CSF, including services delivered through the CSF Assurance program. In becoming a CSF Assessor, organizations must go through a rigorous due diligence process and demonstrate that they have a strong information security practice and leadership, experience delivering information security solutions to healthcare organizations, and a dedicated group of practitioners that can deliver CSF-related services to organizations.

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