The External Assessor Council provides a means for assessors to provide feedback directly to HITRUST to help influence programs and processes.
Atlanta, GA – Frazier & Deeter (“FD”), one of the nation’s Top 50 accounting & advisory firms, has been named to the 2022 HITRUST External Assessor Council, marking the firm’s second nomination for a two-year term. The council is comprised of 13 firms representing a broad range of experience in information security and privacy. These members’ experienced opinions and wide range of expertise offer valuable insight into the success of their respective industries and companies.
FD’s National HITRUST Practice Leader, Andrew Hicks, has been an active member of the HITRUST External Assessor Council for numerous years. According to Hicks, “FD’s appointment to this council signifies our commitment to HITRUST and the marketplace as well as HITRUST’s acknowledgement of FD as a highly respected External Assessor organization. We continue to bring deep HITRUST experience and thought leadership to a market that sees the HITRUST CSF as the de facto framework used to provide necessary assurances. FD’s appointment to these councils will give us a broader platform to further this initiative, and for that, we are excited.”
Organizations seeking to obtain and maintain a valid HITRUST certification must be validated by a HITRUST-approved Assessor every two years. FD’s dedicated team of certified HITRUST practitioners has extensive experience helping organizations comply with the framework’s information security and privacy requirements. The firm is a HITRUST Assessor and also a member of the HITRUST TPRM Council.
About Frazier & Deeter
Frazier & Deeter is an award-winning, Top 50 accounting & advisory firm that offers a full scope of tax, audit, internal controls advisory and business transformation services. FD and its family of brands serve clients worldwide, from the Fortune Global 500 companies to growing small businesses, and the firm has been recognized repeatedly as a Best of the Best Accounting firm, a Best Firm to Work For® and a Best Firm for Women in Leadership. The firm is registered with the PCAOB, the CPAB and the AICPA. FD’s brand promise is Investing in Relationships to Make a Difference®, and the firm focuses on consistently exceeding expectations by supporting clients’ evolving needs as their businesses grow.