ControlCase Selected to Join the HITRUST Assessor Council

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The council provides a forum to ensure that HITRUST Authorized External Assessors can directly submit input to HITRUST thereby influencing the HITRUST CSF Assurance program.

ControlCase, a leading provider of IT Security Certifications and Continuous Compliance Services, announced they have joined the HITRUST Assessor Council. ControlCase has been a HITRUST Authorized CSF Assessor since 2014. The company has assisted many enterprises across the globe to achieve their HITRUST Certifications. ControlCase also participated in the 2022 HITRUST Virtual Community Extension Program and presented their HITRUST Webinar, which provided details on the latest updates from HITRUST including HITRUST R2 Validated Assessment and the HITRUST i1 Validated Assessment.

The HITRUST Assessor Council was created to ensure that External Assessors working with HITRUST customers and organizations adopting the HITRUST CSF can provide input and influence the CSF Assurance program to ensure its integrity, effectiveness, and practicality. The HITRUST Authorized External Assessor Council interacts regularly with HITRUST to share challenges and opportunities relating to HITRUST service offerings. It holds periodic meetings over the course of each year. ControlCase is now one of the firms appointed to HITRUST’s Authorized External Assessor Council members.

“HITRUST has really succeeded in establishing the CSF as a certifiable framework for organizations that create, access, store, or exchange sensitive information,” said Omkar Salunkhe, Partner- HITRUST at ControlCase.

“ControlCase is excited to participate in the educating, sharing of information and certification for organizations working in the HITRUST Expanded Assurance Portfolio.”

“The HITRUST Authorized External Assessor Council represents a broad range of experience in information security and privacy,” said Matt Datel – Director of Strategic Partnerships at HITRUST.

“The council provides a forum to ensure that HITRUST Authorized External Assessors can directly submit input to HITRUST thereby influencing HITRUST programs and tools to continually ensure and evolve its integrity, effectiveness, and efficiency.”

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About ControlCase
ControlCase is a global provider of certification, cybersecurity, and continuous compliance services. ControlCase is committed to empowering organizations to develop and deploy strategic information security and compliance programs that are simplified, cost-effective, and comprehensive in both on-premises and cloud environments. ControlCase offers certifications and a broad spectrum of cyber security services that meet the needs of companies required to certify to PCI DSS, HITRUST, SOC 2 Type II, ISO 27001, PCI PIN, PCI P2PE, PCI TSP, PA DSS, CSA STAR, HIPAA, GDPR, SWIFT, and FedRAMP.

Founded in 2007, 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. In collaboration with privacy, information security, and risk management leaders from both the public and private sectors, HITRUST develops, maintains, and provides broad access to its widely adopted common risk and compliance management and de-identification frameworks; related assessment and assurance methodologies; and initiatives advancing cyber sharing, analysis, and resilience.
HITRUST actively participates in many efforts in government advocacy, community building, and cybersecurity education. For more information, visit

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