Charlie Frayer, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer at Protected Trust, has earned certification as a Health Care Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP).  HCISPP is backed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, a non-profit organization specializing in information security education and certifications, which has been described as the "world's largest IT security organization."  According to (ISC)2:

“As the rapidly evolving healthcare industry faces increasing challenges to keeping personal health information protected – including growing volumes of electronic health records, new government regulations, and a more complex IT security landscape – there is a growing need to ensure knowledgeable and credentialed security and privacy practitioners are in place to protect this sensitive information. HCISPPs provide the frontline defense in protecting health information.”

Charlie is a licensed Michigan attorney and Florida Authorized House Counsel.  He earned A.S. and B.S. degrees in Computer Information Systems at Purdue University, and J.D. and M.S. degrees at Indiana University.  Charlie is an ABA award-winning legal author on the subject of privacy, and a long-standing member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, from which he holds CIPP and CIPM credentials. He has over a decade of Fortune 10 corporate experience, including IT security, intellectual property, IT contracts, and domestic and international privacy.