Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 19, 2010
Loricca, Inc., a provider of comprehensive and innovative information assurance and Cybersecurity professional consulting services to corporations and government agencies, today announced the expansion of its Healthcare Division with the addition of Mark Beckmeyer, Senior Vice President and Ron Beltz, Director of Business Development.
With the addition of Messrs. Beckmeyer and Beltz, as well as members of their technical team, Loricca has assembled a highly talented resource pool with many years of experience delivering healthcare solutions. The Loricca Healthcare Solutions team formerly operated as HIPAA Pros© with CHC Healthcare Solutions, which were part of Computer Horizons Corp. The Loricca Healthcare Solutions Group is focused on providing cost-effective and viable solutions to all members of the healthcare continuum in HIPAA/HITECH Act compliance/remediation implementation, information technology and application security, disaster and business recovery solutions, and business management/planning activities.
We are very pleased to have this experienced team of professionals join our company," said Michael Whitcomb, president. "We realize it is imperative for the healthcare industry to establish and maintain strong security and privacy safeguards to protect the sensitive and critical patient and business health information."
The Loricca Healthcare Solutions Group provides focused and efficient services to a wide-range of healthcare industry clients in providing information assurance consulting services. Due to the extensive experience of Loricca's Healthcare Solutions Group, our clients greatly benefit from the most comprehensive and flexible healthcare consulting services in the industry today. Loricca's consultants are certified (CISSP, CBCP, PMP, CISM, CCSE, CCNA, etc.) and seasoned health care professionals with expert security experience in facilitating assessment and remediation projects. Loricca's multi-faceted understanding of the healthcare business eliminates the 'learning curve' which is necessary and costly with other consulting firms.
Mark Beckmeyer, CISSP, CBCP, Senior Vice President, has more than 25 years of experience with information assurance and Cybersecurity and has held technical and managerial positions at all organizational levels in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining Loricca, Mr. Beckmeyer was the Executive Vice President of the Morningtown Group, LLC and National Director of the Computer Horizons Corp. Security and Compliance Practice. A graduate of the University of Maryland with a Bachelors degree, Mark also holds a Masters degree in Security Management from the George Washington University. Mr. Beckmeyer is a Certified Information System Security Professional and Certified Business Continuity Professional. Beckmeyer states, "I am most excited about joining the Loricca team and confident that Loricca will become a well recognized and respected organization in providing strategic security consulting services to the healthcare industry."
Ron Beltz, Director, Business Development, began his IT career in 1976 as a computer programmer, and progressed to Director of IT in 1981. Much of his experience was formulating software solutions for pharmaceutical companies and developing hospital applications. During Ron's career, he has served as Engagement Manager, Regional Technical Director, Sales & Recruiting Manager, and Vice President of Business Development serving all vertical markets, managing delivery teams across the U.S. and also in Chennai, India and Montreal, Canada. Ron has participated in all phases of the Business Development life cycle, building strong client relationships and trust. For the past eight (8) years, Ron has focused on regulatory compliance solutions (HIPAA, GLBA, PCI) as well as IT Security and business resumption planning within the government, healthcare and private business sectors. Working with the National Association of Counties (NACo), state hospital associations, healthcare attorneys and county governments across the U.S., Ron and his team have provided information technology, organizational effectiveness and regulatory compliance solutions to many healthcare entities across the country. A graduate of Control Data Institute of Technology, Lee Dubois Sales Training and the Dale Carnegie Management Institute, Ron is also an elected official, serving as a local city councilman. "From my past association with the Loricca executive team, I learned that the management philosophy, dedication to customer satisfaction, and development of long term client loyalty was a perfect 'fit' for me and my personal approach to business relationships, and I look forward with much anticipation to providing IT Security and Compliance services to Loricca's current and future customers", states Beltz.
Loricca is Latin for "Knight's Service", a theme that embodies integrity and reliability which are our core values.
Security means integrating policy, technology and people in a comprehensive security architecture. To aid our customers in managing their security we have combined all of our security services in a single package. Security as a Service is a customized package of security services tailored to the individual customers' needs. FFIEC, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, PCI, ISO, COBIT, NIST and HIPAA are some of the services are provided.
Loricca is a technical consulting firm that specializes in providing cost effective information security, management consulting and information technology solutions. Please refer to http://www.loricca.com for more details of the Loricca professional consulting service offerings.
CONTACT: Loricca, Tampa
Michael Whitcomb, 813-600-3005 x102
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