Clearwater Adds Cybersecurity Expert Cathie Brown as Vice President of Professional Services

Brown joins cyber risk management leader’s growing team of experts
helping healthcare providers build and mature information security
programs

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AI–Clearwater, a top-ranked provider of healthcare cyber risk software and
consulting services, today announced the appointment of Cathie Brown as
Vice President, Professional Services. Ms. Brown brings more than 30
years of experience in healthcare, health information technology, health
information security and consulting.


“Cathie is an outstanding addition to our already stellar professional
services team. We are experiencing an exponential increase in demand as
cybersecurity takes top priority for health systems and business
associates intent on protecting themselves and their patients,” said Jon
Moore, Clearwater’s Chief Risk Officer and Senior Vice President for
Professional Services. “As another former Chief Information Security
Officer in our ranks, Cathie will serve as a key strategic advisor to
our customers who look to Clearwater to help build and mature their
information security programs.”

Reporting to Moore, Ms. Brown will help lead Clearwater’s growing roster
of healthcare security and compliance experts. She joins a team with a
track record of 100 percent acceptance by the Office for Civil Rights of
risk analysis conducted on behalf of customers facing enforcement action
related to an information security breach. Supported by Clearwater’s
IRM|Pro™, the industry’s leading software solution used to efficiently
identify and manage the unique threats and vulnerabilities facing
healthcare organizations, the company’s professional services team helps
its health system clients prioritize, design and implement complex,
enterprise‐wide cyber risk management solutions.

Ms. Brown served as Deputy Chief Information Security Officer for the
State of Virginia from 2006-2009. Most recently, she held the position
of Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Impact
Makers, a Virginia-based management and technology consulting firm where
she helped the firm’s healthcare provider partners solve complex IT and
business problems. She also spent nearly 19 years with Centra Health,
where she served as the system’s first Information Security Officer. Ms.
Brown is an active member and advisor to several health IT and cyber
security organizations, including the Virginia Cyber Security
Partnership, Advisory Board for Virginia Commonwealth University
Computer Science Cyber Security Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense
Education, the Center for Cyber Excellence at Liberty University and the
board of directors for the Virginia chapter of the Health Information
Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

“I am extremely excited to join Clearwater at this very important time
in the evolution of healthcare information security,” Ms. Brown said. “I
look forward to working with such an elite team of professionals doing
work I’m passionate about, which is helping health systems serve and
protect their patients.”

Ms. Brown maintains certifications as Project Management Professional,
Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT, Certified Information
Security Manager and Certified Information Systems Security
Professional. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration
from Averett University.

About Clearwater

Clearwater provides the most complete and trusted, enterprise-class
cyber risk management solution available. Designed for healthcare
providers and their partners, Clearwater’s IRM|Pro™ software platform
and experienced professional services team provide insights and actions
to address compliance, cyber and patient safety risks. Clearwater is the
2018 Best in KLAS winner in Cybersecurity Advisory Services, a 2017,
2018, and 2019 Black Book Marketing Research winner in Compliance and
Risk Management Solutions, and endorsed by numerous state hospital
associations. Clearwater solutions have been deployed within hundreds of
hospitals and health systems, Fortune 100 organizations, and federal
government institutions. For more information about Clearwater, please
visit clearwatercompliance.com.

Contacts

Kriste Goad | [email protected]
| (615) 440-9049

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