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Citrin Cooperman Gains Qualified Security Assessor Certification

January 22, 2018
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Citrin Cooperman announced today that the PCI Security Standards Council has certified the firm as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) company in the United States.  Citrin Cooperman has been recognized by the council for demonstrating the expertise, experience, and training of its staff to ensure the quality of PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) compliance assessments they perform. This designation affirms Citrin Cooperman’s expertise and authority to, at a minimum, evaluate a client’s security infrastructure and procedures, policies, networks, and systems to ensure an organization is protecting payment card data in compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard PCI DSS (“PCI DSS”).

“This elite certification reflects Citrin Cooperman’s dedication to providing its clients across diverse industries with the most comprehensive cybersecurity solutions,” said Joel Cooperman, CEO of Citrin Cooperman. “The QSA designation adds another dimension to the multifaceted cybersecurity services we already offer in the marketplace which help organizations reduce their risk of cyber-attacks while working to prevent, respond to, or remediate cyber-related challenges.”

The firm’s Cybersecurity Practice is part of Citrin Cooperman’s Technology and Risk Advisory Consulting (TRAC) Practice, a group formed to provide comprehensive advisement at the intersection of where technology, security, and business needs fit together. The firm’s cybersecurity team is comprised of senior consultants with extensive experience assessing IT security risk as well as compliance with standards such as state privacy regulations, GDPR, PCI DSS, CUI, HIPAA/HITECH, GLBA Safeguard Rule, and more. Along with QSA services, the team provides penetration testing, social engineering, web application assessments, content discovery, and forensics services.


About Citrin Cooperman: Citrin Cooperman is among the largest, full-service assurance, tax, and business advisory firms in the United States, having steadily built its business serving a diverse and loyal clientele since 1979. Our daily mission is to help our clients “focus on what counts.” Rooted in our core values, we provide a comprehensive, integrated business approach to traditional services, which includes proactive insights throughout the lifecycle of our clients; wherever they do business, across the globe. Citrin Cooperman has deep experience in a variety of industries, including entertainment, financial services, franchising, health care, private equity, real estate, and technology. Citrin Cooperman is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited.