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Fortified Health Security Welcomes William Crank as COO


Fortified Health Security Welcomes William Crank as COO

New hire bolsters cybersecurity expertise on the executive team

PR Newswire

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fortified Health Security, a leader in healthcare cybersecurity, compliance, and managed services, today announced that William Crank has joined its leadership team as chief operating officer (COO). Crank's addition to the team will allow Fortified to effectively scale operations amid its continued growth.

In the COO role, Crank will focus on enhancing Fortified's services, delivery model, and security operations center in order to maintain the company's high client retention rates and client satisfaction scores. Crank will work closely with sales, solution architect, account management, and customer success teams to streamline operations while also working to attract, train, and retain top security talent to further the company's position as a leading employer in the cybersecurity space.

"William has a proven track record of building high-performing teams and is a very accomplished cybersecurity healthcare executive," said Dan L. Dodson, president of Fortified Health Security. "We are very pleased that he has joined the Fortified family, and look forward to the positive impact that William's talent and experience will bring to the organization and to our clients."

Crank brings more than 20 years of combined information security and network leadership, management, and operations experience to his role at Fortified. He previously served as the chief information security officer (CISO) at MEDHOST, a provider of market-leading enterprise, departmental, and healthcare engagement solutions.

"Fortified is leading the way for cybersecurity in the healthcare space, and I'm thrilled to join this talented team during this time of growth," said William Crank, COO at Fortified Health Security. "I look forward to collaborating with our clients, and all the Fortified departments to ensure we deliver exceptional services, so our clients can mitigate risks and keep patient information secure."


Fortified Health Security is a leader in cybersecurity, compliance, and managed services, focusing exclusively on helping healthcare organizations overcome operational and regulatory challenges. Founded in 2009, Fortified has established a heritage of excellence, compliance, and innovation. Today, Fortified works closely with organizations across the healthcare continuum to assess risks, implement safeguards to protect sensitive information, and assist with compliance to state, HIPAA and other federal regulations. Fortified was named the 2018 North American Health IoT Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan and a Top Provider of Medical Device & IoT Cybersecurity Solutions by Black Book for its impressive portfolio of healthcare cybersecurity solutions. For more information, visit or call (615) 600-4002.

Media Contact: Chantal LeBoulch, Golden Spiral Marketing, 615-538-7008,

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