Tom Walsh <br> CISSP
Tom Walsh
Founder and
Managing Partner

  • Founded the firm in 2003
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) for over 23 years
  • Serving as the cybersecurity and data privacy consultant for several covered entities and business associates
  • Conducted his first risk analysis in 1992*
  • Known for developing a reasonable, practical approach to information security using tried and tested methods and tools
  • Served as an expert witness for multiple legal firms
  • Co-authored four books published by the AMA, AHIMA, and HIMSS
  • Presented at HIMSS Annual Conference for 15 consecutive years
  • Instrumental in creating a strategic partnership with two national healthcare organizations and the project manager for training programs:
    • HIMSS – Developed ten, self-paced study modules for the Certified in Healthcare Security (CHS – Security credential was later combined with the Privacy credential) exam and conducted several full-day, pre-conference workshops
    • AHIMA – Facility member for the Getting Practical with Privacy and Security” seminar
    • Wrote the online AHIMA training course: Building Effective Security Audit Programs. Primary author on three Practice Briefs

* To put that statement into perspective, NIST first released the SP 800-30 Risk Management Guide for Information Technology Systems in July of 2002