For Immediate Release
Philadelphia, PA | July 25, 2016 Aside from providing standard legal services, the attorneys at Offit Kurman serve their clients as business advisors, partners, and—sometimes—collaborators. One such collaborative project occurred last month, when Bob Olsen, CEO of COMPASS Cyber Security, teamed up with Offit Kurman health care attorney Joseph T. Kelley III to present “HIPAA Risk Assessments: Why Worry Now?” before the Philadelphia Alliance of Community Services Providers.
Throughout their two-hour presentation, Mr. Kelley and Mr. Olsen addressed the Alliance’s members on the importance of performing Security Risk Assessments for HIPAA compliance as well as those Assessments’ use as a governance tool to protect directors and senior management. First chartered in 1969, the Alliance unites local agencies that provide community-based health and human services including for behavioral health, substance use disorder, autism, intellectual disabilities, educational services, and home care.
Mr. Olsen drew on his expertise in the field of cybersecurity to give Alliance members a deep understanding of issues such as policy development, organizational training, and critical systems monitoring. The North Star Group, which he founded a decade ago, has been ranked in the Inc. 500/5000, and has earned recognition as a SmartCEOSmart100 Best Run company in the Mid-Atlantic region. COMPASS, short for Comprehensive Applied Security Solutions, focuses on cybersecurity intelligence and risk management.
“It was a pleasure working alongside Bob for this presentation,” said Mr. Kelley. “I hope we have the opportunity to do it again soon. As a veteran, entrepreneur, and influential business leader in our community, Bob has a wealth of wisdom to offer others, such as health care providers, who are concerned with cybersecurity. And I know many of our firm’s other clients are similarly equipped to speak on equally consequential issues that affect all of us.”
To get in touch with Joseph T. Kelley III, click here or visit Offit Kurman’s Health Care Law practice group homepage.
For more information about the Philadelphia Alliance of Community Services Providers, visit thealliancecsp.org.
ABOUT COMPASS CYBERSECURITY
Comprehensive Applied Security Solutions (COMPASS), founded in 2013, is a veteran-owned professional services firm offering cyber security, program management, and technical services to academic, federal government, non-profit, and commercial clients. COMPASS’ vision is to shift the world’s data to being safe and secure, by providing their clients with high quality, cost-effective information technology security expertise. COMPASS is a vendor-agnostic advisor, which allowing them to make truly objective recommendations that are in the best interest of their clients.
ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN
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