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Craig Petronella 

Petronella Technology Group, Inc.  CEO
Raleigh, NC

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Raleigh, NC
Petronella Technology Group, Inc.
5540 Centerview Dr.
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27606

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Healthcare Delivery, risk, insurance
Health Law, compliance, Ethics
Business, entrepreneurship, innovation, intellectual property
marketing and social media


Craig Petronella is founder of, and Craig is the Amazon #1 Best-Selling Author of How HIPAA Can Crush Your Medical Practice and many other books and magazines. He is an MIT Certified Professional in AI, Blockchain, Cybersecurity and Compliance with over 30 years experience in Health IT and Compliance Consulting. Author, Cybersecurity & Compliance Expert, HIPAA, CMMC, NIST 800-171, HITECH, PCI, GDPR, SOC Audits, ISO 27001. Security risk assessments, pen tests, forensics, managed security,  certified AI marketing automation proven to grow medical, law firms and smb.

Author, Cybersecurity & Compliance Expert, HIPAA, CMMC, NIST 800-171, HITECH, PCI, GDPR, SOC Audits, ISO 27001. Security risk assessments, penetration tests, red team, blue team, digital forensics, managed security services, managed security operations center, SOC, secure hosting, hosted desktops, vdi, end to end encrypted data protection solutions, certified marketing automation grows revenues for medical practices, law firms and federal contractors with compliance mandates: CMMC Levels 1-5, CMMCAB Registered Provider Organization (RPO), Registered Practioner, FEDRAMP, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, HIPAA, HITECH, consulting & breach incident response services.

What makes us different

Petronella Technology Group, Inc serves customers across many vertical sectors in both public and private organizations. We understand that every industry and organization can be faced with unique IT challenges. Our expertise enables us to help clients navigate the requirements of their industry – such as CMMC for federal contractors, HIPAA and HITECH for medical practices and Sarbanes Oxley and NIST for Law firms – to find a solution that meets their needs.

We will partner with you to design, implement, and support a solution that meets your specific requirements. Compliance areas we are proficient with regulatory compliance issues such as: CMMC, ISO 27001, ISO 27002, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 2 Type II, SOC 3, HIPAA, HITRUST, GLBA, PCI, FACTA, SOX, FERPA, Sarbanes-Oxley, SOX, FDA 21 CFR PART 11 (Electronic Records) & 21 CFR 820 (Quality Systems), NIST SP 800-171, NIST 800-53, ISO 27001-2013, FedRAMP, COBIT, SSAE16. NIST 800-171 and more.

PTG understands that the necessary cybersecurity layers can be expensive which is why we are also a full-service marketing agency that provides SEO, website design, LinkedIn and advanced marketing automation solutions that help drive more leads through your doors each day. All backed by proven data and analytics.

Almost all of Craig's clients are earned by referral with little or no advertising. Craig is well known and highly regarded in medical circles throughout the United States.


Consulting services provided:

CMMC HIPAA Security/Privacy auditing
Comprehensive CMMC and NIST based risk assessments with mitigation
Penetration Testing
CMMC and HIPAA awareness training and certification
CMMC Custom written policies and procedures
Public speaking
Specialized CMMC and HIPAA Training
Subject matter writing
CMMC and HIPAA consulting and certification for proprietary software companies
Business continuity (Disaster Recovery) planning and consulting

With vast experience in federal contractor, law firm and health IT systems (i.e. practice management/EMR systems, imaging, transcription, medical messaging, etc.) as well as over 30 years experience in standard Health IT with multiple certifications and hands-on knowledge, Craig Petronella serves as compliance consultant and has conducted onsite risk assessments for over 500 medical practices, hospitals, and business associates throughout the United States.