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Monday, June 24, 2024
Anthony Catalano
Anthony Catalano
National Cyber Lead


Anthony Catalano leads the cybersecurity practice for private equity at RSM. He has more than 17 years of experience advising multibillion-dollar healthcare and technology organizations on matters relating to information security. Having served as virtual chief information security officer (vCISO) for a variety of organizations, Catalano has experience building entire security programs and developing security management strategies that align with an organization’s business goals. He focuses on helping private equity and healthcare clients solve regulatory challenges and mitigate operational and financial risk. Catalano has assisted domestic and international Fortune 500 clients with alignment to vertical-specific standards and frameworks, including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), HITRUST, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), European Union Safe Harbor, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), HIPAA, Payment Card Industry (PCI) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Catalano is a published author, a frequent speaker at cybersecurity events, and is a certified information systems auditor and certified information systems security professional. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Kent State University.

Areas of expertise

Advising multibillion-dollar healthcare and technology organizations, Developing security management strategies that align with an organization’s business goals.

Group Overview

RSM’s security and privacy professionals are more than technology specialists—we’re also experienced business analysts. We have in-depth knowledge of current security and privacy issues and trends as well as insight into your specific industry and business processes. Our professionals will take the time to understand your business and create strategies to ease the burden of compliance while engaging the business to identify and manage risk. This will help move your security program to the next level, enabling effective identification and strategic decision-making for cybersecurity risk, alignment with enterprise risk efforts, efficient management of controls for risk reduction and proactive management of regulatory, contractual, and legal requirements as part of day-to-day business. Whether you’re trying to enhance or build your risk and compliance program, facing pressure from clients about security practices or reacting to a new compliance requirement, we’ll help meet your security and privacy needs through a cost-effective approach and standardized processes.

Firm Overview

RSM is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to the middle market. With over 13,000 professionals across the U.S. and Canada and a global presence in 123 countries, RSM’s purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to their clients, colleagues and communities. As first-choice advisors, RSM is focused on developing leading professionals and innovative services to meet their clients’ evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment. Through a supportive, caring culture, RSM’s people are empowered to be their authentic selves and share their unique perspectives. RSM’s culture of diversity and inclusion enhances the insights they provide while transforming innovation, collaboration and business results through fostering an inclusive environment, working hard to engage a talented workforce and reflect their diverse community, and developing relationships that serve others in business and the broader community. Together, RSM’s people’s individual talents and diverse perspectives strengthen their teams and enhance the unique insights that they provide to their clients.