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24by7Security: A Decade of Cybersecurity Leadership

on September 24, 2023 / by Adam Elitzur ,

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24By7Security is a cybersecurity and consulting compliance firm based in Coral Springs, Florida. 24By7Security (originally called HIPAA-HITECH-SOLUTIONS) was founded by Sanjay Deo in 2013, when he noticed a pressing need to help healthcare organizations properly comply with critical regulations like the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Initially focused on the healthcare industry in South Florida, 24By7Security quickly expanded its geographic reach and its industry expertise as non-healthcare companies also sought out its compliance services. This growth led to a rebranding as 24By7Security in 2015.

Over the past decade, 24By7Security has established itself as a trusted cybersecurity advisor delivering over 3,000 risk assessments, compliance assessments, training, and support. The company has particularly deep expertise helping clients meet healthcare and financial regulations, and payment card industry requirements.

24By7Security has 25 professionals serving more than 100 clients across the United States, primarily in healthcare, financial services, retail, manufacturing, hospitality and technology. The company was recently selected as an endorsed partner of the Texas Hospital Association, including over 400 hospitals, which was an important milestone.

24By7Security prides itself on its continuous communication model, whereby if during an engagement, its employees discover a serious issue or vulnerability, they immediately let their client know and help them fix it. Many times these issues, if not fixed immediately, could lead to an attack. This could potentially cost the company millions of dollars, whether from a ransomware attack or fines from government agencies if personal information is leaked, such as medical records.

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Rema Deo

Rema Deo, CEO & Managing Director of 24By7Security, believes that one of the foremost challenges of 24By7Security lies in meeting the ever-growing demand for cybersecurity and compliance efforts, especially in a world where hackers operate around the clock. Therefore, the company is continually on the lookout for new hires, with the hiring cycle showing no signs of slowing down. In March 2020, another challenge arose when the sales pipeline froze due to the pandemic. Despite this, the company retained all its full-time employees and used this time to provide extensive training to them. It successfully achieved status as a PCI-DSS Qualified Security Assessor company. During this period, the company also sought authorization to become a CMMC Registered Practitioner, thus able to assist contractors working with the Department of Defense in fortifying their security measures and preparing for the upcoming mandatory CMMC certification.

As 24By7Security celebrates its 10th anniversary, it remains as committed as ever to empowering clients to expertly navigate the complex compliance and cybersecurity landscape. 24By7Security works round-the-clock to address potential threats whenever they are needed. “Cyber criminals never sleep,” stated Deo. “Security breaches and cyber attacks can occur in your environment day and night, 365 days a year. I cannot tell you how many times we’ve had calls from clients on Thanksgiving or Christmas Day. We’re always here to support our clients.”

24by7Security: A Decade of Cybersecurity Leadership