Clearwater Compliance, LLC announced this week that it has signed on as a partner of the nationwide global cybersecurity awareness campaign STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Clearwater’s partnership with the program is part of an increase in their education initiatives being launched in Cyber Security Awareness Month and will provide additional resources to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online.

The campaign’s three easy, actionable steps: STOP. THINK. CONNECT were designed to be easy to understand and apply.  STOP. THINK. CONNECT also advises all internet users to take security measures, understand the consequences of their actions, and enjoy the benefits of the Internet.  Clearwater Compliance is joining STOP. THINK. CONNECT’s partner program to as part of their mission to promote education about the importance of cybersecurity.

At the end of the day, our products and services are often used for protecting personal information,” says Clearwater CEO, Bob Chaput. “Increasing awareness of safely sharing information online and in the cloud is an important part in that.”

The campaign’s partner program aims to address the worldwide problems of online security and cybercrime by harmonizing messaging across the globe.  STOP. THINK. CONNECT partners, like Clearwater Compliance, will gain exclusive access to content, templates and other resources to make it easy for them to promote the campaign across all channels.

STOP. THINK. CONNECT was created by an unprecedented coalition of private companies, non-profits and government organizations with leadership provided by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).  The campaign NCSA, in partnership with the APWG, continue to lead the campaign while The Department of Homeland Security leads the federal engagement in the campaign.

The campaign launched in 2010 and was developed by the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Messaging Convention, a public-private partnership established in 2009 and led by The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to develop and support a national cybersecurity awareness campaign.  The Department of Homeland Security provides the Federal Government’s leadership for the campaign. Industry, government, non-profits and education institutions participate in STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Learn how to get involved at the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Facebook page at, on Twitter at @STOPTHNKCONNECT, and on the campaign website at


Clearwater Compliance

Clearwater Compliance helps healthcare organizations ensure patient safety and improve the quality of care by safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity and availability of protected health information (PHI).

We have assisted more than 400 customers to operationalize and mature their information privacy, security, compliance and information risk management programs. And in the process, we are raising the bar for safeguarding PHI, protecting millions of Americans and driving real value for the organizations we support and the healthcare industry at large.