SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloudticity, a leading provider of next-gen managed services for HIPAA compliance on Amazon Web Services, today announced its Managed Services systems have earned Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, Cloudticity’s use of the implemented tools – including server security, endpoint protection, application performance monitoring, alerting and incident management, infrastructure optimization, cloud performance monitoring, software development platform, eSignature platform, 2-step verification process, and endpoint disk encryption (Cloudticity refers to the combination of these systems as Cloudticity Oxygen™) – meet key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information.
HITRUST CSF Certified status indicates that the organization’s Managed Services systems have met industry-defined requirements and are appropriately managing risk, and places Cloudticity in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards, and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.
“Healthcare providers and payers, along with those who manage information systems for them, are under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO, and COBIT,” said Gerry Miller, Founder/CEO/CTO at Cloudticity “The HITRUST CSF is the gold standard that needs to be met, and Cloudticity is pleased to be able to demonstrate its commitment by achieving HITRUST CSF Certification.”
“HITRUST has been working with the industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive health information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment. By taking the steps necessary to obtain HITRUST CSF Certified status, Cloudticity is distinguished as an organization that people can count on to keep their information safe,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST.