Tanner LLC (Tanner), a leading Utah-based accounting and auditing, business advisory, and IT risk consulting firm, has been designated as an approved HITRUST CSF® Assessor by HITRUST®, making it the first company headquartered in Utah to achieve this designation. Tanner is now approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF, a comprehensive security risk management framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy, and regulatory challenges facing organizations in order to comply with healthcare (HIPAA, HITECH), third-party (PCI, COBIT), government (NIST, FTC, GDPR), and other industry-specific regulations and standards.
Approved HITRUST CSF Assessors are critical to helping uphold information security and privacy standards for various industries of varying size and complexity. The HITRUST CSF program provides trained resources to assess compliance with security control requirements and document corrective action plans. Approved HITRUST CSF Assessors such as Tanner serve as a key component of the program by providing assessment and remediation services to all industries that deal with PHI and/or PII.
“Tanner is proud to be the first company headquartered in Utah to achieve the HITRUST CSF Assessor designation,” said Eric Andersen, Director of Tanner’s IT Assurance and Advisory department. “It’s a sign of our commitment to current and future clients, as we continue to expand our IT assurance, advisory, and information security services to meet industry needs.”
The HITRUST CSF Assessor designation adds to Tanner’s IT and information security assurance, advisory, and compliance services, which incorporates standards and frameworks such as COSO, SOX, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, SOC for Cybersecurity, GDPR, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, COBIT, ISO 27000, NIST, and FFIEC. Tanner’s team members have been helping clients identify, measure, assess, and mitigate IT and information security risks for over 15 years.
"We are pleased to have Tanner as an Approved HITRUST CSF Assessor to help organizations with the process of adopting and utilizing the HITRUST CSF's requirements and give their customers confidence in the protection of their information," said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. "Tanner’s long-standing expertise and leadership in IT privacy and security solutions make it a perfect addition to our program.”
Tanner is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting (CPA), assurance, tax, and consulting firm located in Salt Lake City, UT. With 13 partners and approximately 130 professionals, Tanner is the largest locally-owned public accounting firm in Utah and one of the largest public accounting firms operating in the region. Founded in 1940, Tanner operates with the passion of a startup, focusing on delivering exceptional client experiences! Its audit, tax, and IT assurance services, including SOC reporting, are regarded by many as the very best. Tanner also provides unique, local expertise in IT security services, sales and use tax, and strategic planning.
Tanner is Utah’s first and only member of Allinial Global, an association of accounting and consulting firms whose members reinforce client service by exchanging expertise, resources, and advice in a wide range of industries. Founded in 1969, Allinial Global is over 100 members strong and is growing, with locations throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, and throughout the world, generating approximately $1.6 billion in collective revenues. For more information visit: www.tannerco.com