Lurie LLP Certified as a HITRUST External Assessor

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June, 15, 2020) – Lurie LLP has been certified as a HITRUST external assessor, a sought-after certification given to a select group of advisory firms. The HITRUST CSF is the healthcare industry’s most widely adopted security framework which harmonizes existing controls and requirements from standards, regulations, business and third-party requirements.

The HITRUST CSF is a certifiable standard/framework that provides organizations with a comprehensive, flexible and consistent approach to regulatory compliance and risk management. Scope is determined based on a set of factors specific to the organization

External assessors are an important element of the HITRUST CSF program. They assist organizations in reviewing their existing security and privacy programs to ensure compliance with industry-specific requirements and suggest action plans that align with the HITRUST CSF. “We are excited to join the elite group of certified HITRUST external assessors and are looking forward to helping our clients meet HITRUST requirements”, commented Kate Siegrist, the leader of Lurie LLP’s Technology Practice 

Lurie is uniquely qualified to offer combined SOC 2 plus HITRUST offerings. Lurie can assist organizations by offering a unified audit approach to achieving compliance with both standards.

Learn more about Lurie LLP’s HITRUST readiness and assessment services and the firm’s cybersecurity program here. 

About Lurie LLP

Founded in 1940, Lurie, LLP is a prominent CPA & Advisory firm providing accounting, audit, tax planning, and advisory services to privately held and family businesses, as well as individuals. With more than 175 employees, offices in Minnesota and Southwest Florida, and membership in Moore North America, Lurie has the ability to serve clients across the United States and hundreds of countries worldwide. To learn more visit:


Founded in 2007, HITRUST Alliance is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to champion programs that safeguard sensitive information and manage information risk for organizations across all industries and throughout the third-party supply chain. In collaboration with privacy, information security and risk management leaders from both the public and private sectors, HITRUST develops, maintains and provides broad access to its widely adopted common risk and compliance management and de-identification frameworks; related assessment and assurance methodologies; and initiatives advancing cyber sharing, analysis, and resilience.  HITRUST actively participates in many efforts in government advocacy, community building, and cybersecurity education.

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Partner, Technology Consulting

Kate Siegrist leads Lurie’s growing technology practice and consults with business owners to help improve their security, compliance, and technology controls posture. As a partner, she oversees the firm’s SOC 1, 2, and 3 practices, security assessments, IT strategic planning services, IT risk assessments, IT governance assessments, business and systems transformations, and controls audits. Kate has been a featured speaker on technology and controls topics relevant in this rapidly evolving arena.

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