Brown Smith Wallace Achieves HITRUST CSF® Assessor Designation

Creve Coeur, Mo.-based Brown Smith Wallace (FY17 net revenue of $46.3 million) announces that it has been designated by HITRUST® as an approved HITRUST CSF Assessor.

The HITRUST Alliance is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to champion programs that safeguard sensitive information and manage information risk for organizations across all industries and throughout the third-party supply chain.

With this achievement, Brown Smith Wallace is now the first firm in the St. Louis area approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF, the most widely adopted security framework in the U.S. health care industry.

The HITRUST CSF is a comprehensive privacy and security framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing organizations to comply with health care, third-party, government and other industry-specific regulations and standards.

HITRUST CSF Assessors are critical in helping uphold information security and privacy standards for industries of varying size and complexity and are a core component of the HITRUST CSF program.

“We are thrilled to receive this designation, and to be able to work with our clients to help ensure their information risk management protocols are compliant with legal requirements, but also represent industry best practices,” says Ted Flom, PIC of advisory services at Brown Smith Wallace. “Our clients’ security needs are ever-evolving, and this designation shows that we are equipped with the training and expertise required to manage those needs.”