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Rich Curtiss

Mr. Curtiss has over 35 years of diverse, executive IT experience across several verticals including Healthcare, Finance, Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Consulting Services. Rich has served in executive information technology and cybersecurity positions as a CIO, CISO, Director and Program Manager. He's a member of the Clearwater consulting team.

Recent Posts

NotPetya - How Weaponized Malware Impacts Patient Care

NotPetya, not again? No – but the results are in.

Meltdown and The Cloud – Time To Validate Cloud and Hosted EHR Performance

Meltdown is one of two significant hardware “chip” defects recently identified. These defects can only be directly by replacing the affected Intel Central Processing Unit (CPU.) The affected CPU’s are used in virtually every compute server on the...

By Rich Curtiss | January 12, 2018 | meltdown | 0 Comments Read More

Meltdown and Spectre – Security Vulnerabilities of A Different Sort

Meltdown and Spectre. A very real call to action.


These chip defects impact just about every device that uses a vulnerable CPU including PC’s, laptops, smartphones, tablets, servers and the cloud. Even the Apple TV is affected. This is a BIG...

By Rich Curtiss | January 09, 2018 | | 0 Comments Read More

The Apple iPhone Battery Replacement Offer – What Should We Do?

Apple recently released a message addressing the replacement of batteries in iPhone devices which are out-of-warranty. Apple has voluntarily reduced the cost of a battery replacement in iPhone 6 and later devices which are out-of-warranty to $29...

NotPetya Is NotRansomware – A uniquely disguised and damaging attack

Article by Rich Curtiss, Managing Director at Clearwater Compliance, Originally published on Becker's Health IT & CIO Review on July 6, 2017 

Medical Devices, Patient Safety and Cybersecurity | Originally Published on Becker's Health IT & CIO Review

The recent Ransomware event has focused attention on the fragile state of information systems across the globe.


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