Coalfire Systems, Inc., an independent information technology
Governance, Risk and Compliance firm, today announced its selection as a
Listed Vendor by the State of Texas Department of Information Services
With Texas DIR Listed Vendor status, Coalfire is now able to provide
State of Texas entities and other State and Local government agencies
with IT Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (IT GRC) services.
Coalfire's Listed Vendor status reduces potentially lengthy contract
negotiation time in order to expedite critical security and compliance
needs and also provides discounted pricing for state and local entities
"We are pleased to become a Listed Vendor with the State of Texas DIR,"
said Ken Ballard, Coalfire vice president of sales, Central U.S.
"Coalfire is working with hundreds of state and local entities across
the nation and today more than ever these agencies are facing
significant and potentially costly compliance and risk management
challenges. This new status opens the door for thousands of State of
Texas affiliated organizations to access Coalfire's team of proven IT
GRC experts at affordable rates."
The services offered by Coalfire to State of Texas agencies include
regulatory compliance assessments such as HIPAA/HITECH for healthcare
and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), as well
as general IT security and risk assessments, vulnerability scanning,
information security business case and security program development,
compliance advisory, IT Governance advisory, application validation,
penetration testing and incident response and computer forensics.
Contract information, services and pricing can be viewed on Coalfire's
Coalfire's Texas DIR program is being managed by Joe Barnes, director of
Coalfire's Dallas office: firstname.lastname@example.org
phone: (972) 763-8012.
Coalfire is a leading, independent information technology Governance,
Risk and Compliance (IT GRC) firm that provides IT audit, risk
assessment and compliance management solutions. Founded in 2001,
Coalfire has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles,
New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C. and completes
thousands of projects annually in retail, financial services,
healthcare, government and utilities. Coalfire's solutions are adapted
to requirements under emerging data privacy legislation, the PCI DSS,
GLBA, FFIEC, HIPAA/HITECH, NERC CIP, Sarbanes-Oxley, FISMA and FedRAMP.
For more information, visit www.coalfire.com.
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