Our leadership consists of Cybersecurity experts with hands-on experience who have served in various capacities such as Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Technology Director and active-duty top-secret roles. We are your Cybersecurity and Compliance specialists, and have experience in providing the full range of IT security consulting services. We believe that Cybersecurity needs to be priority ONE across all functions (IT, Finance and Accounting, Operations, HR, Sales and Marketing) of the enterprise, thus avoiding unnecessary risk to businesses and preventing the next generation of threats that could undermine the stability of companies.
President & Founder
— Developed HIPAA Gap Assessment and Risk Assessment methodology for a consulting company to assess payers and providers’ HIPAA/HITECH compliance with security, privacy and breach notification rules.
— Regional Healthcare Insurance Company – A regional Insurance company suffered a breach as a result of a stolen laptop. HIPAA related services provided included HIPAA assessment, remediation roadmap, coordination of internal resources to execute the HIPAA remediation plan, status update to executive management, coordination with external counsel to prepare responses for HHS And OCR.
— State Health & Human Services – The state HHS agency suffered a breach as a result of an internal employee releasing data to outside party without authorization. The services included PHI security assessment of external facing IP Addresses and security vulnerability assessment of internal servers and desktops of HHS department.
Sanjay has a BS in Computer Engineering from University of Mumbai and a MS in Computer Science from Texas A&M University. He is an AHIMA certified HITPRO – Implementation Manager, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Managing Director & CEO
Prior to assuming this role, Rema Deo was a Director and Risk Technology Head for Citigroup Latin America. She has held a variety of roles in technology and finance from entry level to Director, having worked in several locations including Mumbai, New York, Long Island, Baltimore, Denver and South Florida. She has experience in several key areas such as Healthcare Compliance, Financial Compliance technology, Credit risk technology, multi-location software development, outsourcing, program and project governance, regulatory programs like HIPAA, BASEL, Dodd-Frank, legal lending limits, and leading virtual and co-located teams.
In addition to the professional responsibilities of her function, Rema enjoys the multi-cultural aspect of the job especially as it involves learning different languages, traveling to different countries and meeting and working with people of different backgrounds and cultures. Rema is also actively involved in the South Florida community and has served in different capacities including a year as Vice President on the Board of the Indian Regional and Cultural Center. She is a member of the Board of Trustees at North Broward Preparatory School.
Rema is certified as a Health Care Information Security & Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) from (ISC)2. She holds a certificate in Cybersecurity: Technology, Application and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She also has a Master of Business Administration Degree from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management in Pune, India and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Bombay.
Patrick has advised healthcare organizations on electronic medical record (EMR) implementation, healthcare data management, and regulatory compliance.
Patrick also trains medical personnel in privacy and security best practices, and has conducted numerous IT security projects and HIPAA risk assessments.
Michael R. Brown
His main focus is in Governance, Risk, and Compliance with experience in HIPAA-HITECH, ISO/IEC 27001/27002, NIST CSF, GLBA, SOX and SAS 70. He has prior experience as a Unix and Windows Systems Administrator before moving into security where he went from overseeing security at the local level to beign a global IT security architect for a large multinational firm. He has experience with system hardening, endpoint protection including antivirus and full disk encryption, data loss prevention, and business continuity/disaster recovery plans.
Michael has a BS in computer Science and a Masters of Computer Science from Florida Atlantic University. He has been elected President of South Florida ISSA chapter for 2018-2019. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). He is also Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and GIAC Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership (GSTRT).
For the past 10 years, he has focused on IT Security activates such as: Physical Security Assessments, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, Incident Response Teams, Security Control Assessments (SCA), Risk Analysis and the Certification and Accreditation (C&A) of applications, systems and networks. He also has experience with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800 series, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and HIPAA-HITECH compliance.
Benjamin was one of several Team Leads involved with ensuring data security and HIPAA compliance nationwide of the TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) and Military Health Systems (MHS) network and physical facilities as well as those of their Primary Care Providers (PCP). Similar tasks were performed on behalf of the Department of Veterans Affairs, for their Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN) and associated VA hospitals and Data Centers nationwide.