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Redspin’s proven, quantifiable, real-world approach to analyzing security risks to infrastructure, applications, and personnel is a core strategy for protecting our client’s data, privacy, and reputation. Our world-class engineering teams offers unparalleled expertise and experience in penetration testing, application security, social engineering, HIPAA and healthcare IT security.
In the past decade, Redspin has become one of the most trusted IT security companies in the industry. Our exclusive focus on tailoring our IT security assessments and consulting services for each client, delivers peace of mind by definitively lowering the risk of a security incident or breach. Since our founding in 2001, we’ve performed thousands of vulnerability assessments and penetration tests, become a thought leader in IT security, and helped countless clients control their security risk, develop their security strategy, and avoid a breach headline.
Redspin is a leading provider of HIPAA risk assessments and healthcare IT security consulting. We’ve helped a host of healthcare organizations lower their risk of costly breaches of protected health information (PHI). With large scale breaches dominating the headlines, Redspin’s advanced solutions help thwart phishing attacks and other new threat vectors.
All of our engagements are informed by:
- A world-class security engineering team
- Years of penetration testing and IT security experience
- Thousands of security risk assessments and engagements
- Industry-standard best practices and an arsenal of security tools
- The latest research and the most effective methods and techniques
- Carefully controlled methodology ensures low impact on your business operations
- Compliance standards such as HIPAA, PCI-DSS, NERC, GLBA/FFIEC, OWASP, etc.
Dave Kythe, VP Security Services & Strategy
Dave Kythe joined Redspin in March 2016 as VP of Security Services and Strategy leading the security services delivery organization. He has over 25 years of professional experience leading information security teams, advising clients, and assessing risk. Dave’s experience includes helping complex organizations mature their information security programs and identify strategic security investments aligned with business strategy to help manage risk. Prior to joining Redspin, Dave was a Director in the Cybersecurity and Privacy practice of PwC. He has also advised major clients as Senior Manager in the security practice at Ernst & Young. Dave previously held security leadership positions at Morgan Stanley and Zurich Financial Services. As security architect, Dave developed the security infrastructure of a cloud-based consumer health application. He has run and sold his own healthcare security consulting and product company.
Dave has consistently developed security strategies and roadmaps for major companies, such as managed healthcare clients as an executive at Ernst & Young and PwC or as security strategist at Zurich Financial Services. At Zurich, he developed the company’s security strategy and roadmap, managed the global security policies, assessed the risk of major IT programs, and led the rollout of several key programs such as the global process for secure software development and endpoint encryption technology to all laptops and desktops in North America. Dave has consistently focused on presenting a clear and holistic view of risk to facilitate executive decision making.
Dave holds an MS in Computer Science from Indiana University and a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics from Tulane University. He also holds the CISSP and CISM security certifications. Dave is based in the greater Los Angeles area.
Daniel Berger, President & CEO
Daniel W. Berger, President and CEO
Dan joined Redspin in 2010 after 25 years of sales, marketing and general management experience in the global technology industry. As President and CEO of Redspin, he has led the company’s successful expansion into the healthcare market, establishing the company as the leading provider of HIPAA security risk analysis to hospitals.Mr. Berger is a frequent speaker and blogger on the topic of healthcare IT security. He is also the author of Redspin’s “Annual Breach Report – Protected Health Information” and whitepaper “What Healthcare CEO’s Need to Know About IT Security.” In 1996, Mr. Berger received a commendation from the Oklahoma City Department of Health for his participation in “The Role of Technology in Disaster Preparedness” conference.
Earlier in his career, Dan developed a strong background in networking infrastructure and management having sold some of the first router-based networks in the U.S. and the Asia Pacific region. He then led two Internet start-ups through rapid growth and successful IPO’s and acquisitions. As President and CEO of SalesDriver.com, he raised $6.5 million in venture funding and managed the company from product launch to profitability in less than 18 months. SalesDriver.com was acquired by the Carlson Marketing Group in 2002. As SVP and General Manager of Cybergold, a pioneering Internet marketer, Dan increased revenues 10-fold leading up to the company’s successful 1999 IPO. Cybergold was acquired by MyPoints.com (now a division of United Online) for $160 million in 2001.
Dan holds a B.A. cum laude with distinction in his major of Government from Colby College in Waterville, Maine
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Our most important asset is our team. We hire only the “best and the brightest” security engineers, and encourage them to be even better. We’re armed with a proven methodology, more than a decade of security research, and an arsenal of open-source, commercial, and in-house tools. We apply more individual human intelligence to find potential vulnerabilities than any other firm we know. Apply now and see if you have what it takes to be a part of the Redspin team.