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Welcome to the Coalfire Blog, a resource covering the most important issues in IT security and compliance. You'll also find information on Coalfire's insights into the unique cybersecurity issues that impact the industries we serve, including Cloud Service Providers, RetailFinancial Services, Healthcare, Higher Education, Payments, Government, Restaurants, and Utilities.

The Coalfire blog is written by the company's leadership team and our highly-credentialed security assessment experts. We look forward to your comments, so please join the conversation.


  • Big news from the HITRUST 2015 conference: The HITRUST CSF is gaining momentum as the de facto framework amongst healthcare organizations

    May 29, 2015, Andrew Hicks, Director, Healthcare Practice Lead

    As the HITRUST 2015 conference in Grapevine, Texas ended, I was reminded of the numerous predictions that flagged 2015 the year of the [healthcare] breach.  And in just the first half of the year we’ve already witnessed three mega breaches that combined to compromise over 90 million patient records.  At the HITRUST conference attendees were greeted with a plethora of speakers ranging from payers and providers to service providers and certified practitioners, Coalfire included.

  • Evolving Financial Services Security Requirements: Part 1

    May 15, 2015, Justin Orcutt, Regional Sales Manager

    Through the end of the year, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS, or DFS for short,) expects to [proceed with a number of initiatives to help strengthen cybersecurity at its regulated companies. Among these changes will be integration of regular, targeted assessments of cybersecurity preparedness—for insurance companies, banks, payment processors and more.

  • Reporting LIVE from the HIMSS 2015 Cybersecurity Command Center

    April 30, 2015, Andrew Hicks, Director, Healthcare Practice Lead

    Well, it’s not exactly live anymore but it certainly was worth tweeting live from the brand new Cybersecurity Command Center (CCC) at HIMSS 2015 in Chicago a couple weeks ago given all the excitement.  The CCC was the place to be at HIMSS this year with standing room only at the educational sessions.  HIMSS staff members were busy adding rows of seating to the session area to fit all the attendees who were clamoring for valuable information delivered by numerous speakers from the FBI to the Secret Service to cyber risk subject matter experts.

  • Upcoming Podcast: Python security projects

    April 28, 2015, Mike Weber, Managing Director, Coalfire Labs

    Join Coalfire penetration tester Dan McInerney on Thursday April 30th at 6:00pm ET on the Security Weekly Podcast.
  • Would Coalfire Clients benefit from membership with the PCAOB?

    April 28, 2015, Leslie Kaniecki, CPA/CGMA

    Coalfire Controls, LLC (Coalfire) is a registered Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm registered with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Colorado State Board of Accountancy, as required to issue Service Organization Control (SOC) attestation reports in accordance with AICPA Statements on Standards for Attestations and Engagements (SSAE).  However, Coalfire clients or prospects might wonder why Coalfire is not also registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). It raises the question: would Coalfire’s clients benefit from the firm’s membership with the PCAOB?

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