NASHVILLE, TENN. (PRWEB) February 21, 2013
Gary Ridner, MBA, CISSP, CISM, has joined Clearwater Compliance’s growing team as a principal consultant. In his new role, Ridner helps Clearwater Compliance customers complete their HIPAA Security Assessments, Security Risk Analyses and Privacy and Breach Notification Assessments using the company’s innovative portfolio of compliance software solutions. Gary will also serve Clearwater’s growing customer list by delivering HIPAA-HITECH consulting and managed compliance services.
“Gary’s 25 years of in-depth, real world information systems and consulting experience make him an incredible asset for both our company and our customers,” said Bob Chaput, founder and CEO of Clearwater Compliance.
Ridner’s experience is in a broad range of industries, including healthcare, financial services, education, and manufacturing. Before joining Clearwater Compliance, Ridner worked as a security consultant assisting healthcare organizations assess their HIPAA compliance and security risk and implement policies, procedures and appropriate security controls to remediate any HIPAA compliance gaps.
Prior to his work as a healthcare security consultant, Ridner served in a number of senior information systems management positions where he was responsible for managing teams, upgrading organizational infrastructure, implementing common security frameworks (ISO 27001/27002 and PCI) and security controls, improving disaster recovery and developing business continuity planning and procedures.
Ridner received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky and his MBA with a management information systems concentration from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
About Clearwater Compliance: http://clearwatercompliance.com
Clearwater Compliance, LLC, is all about and only about helping healthcare organizations and their service providers become and remain HIPAA-HITECH Compliant. Owned and operated by veteran, C-suite health care executives, Clearwater Compliance provides comprehensive, by-the-regs software and tools, risk management solutions, training, and professional services for small medical practices and healthcare startups to major healthcare systems, health plans and Fortune 100 companies. Since 2003, the company has served more than 250 organizations (including 100 hospitals). Find out more at clearwatercompliance.com.