BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Base2 Solutions, a leading provider of custom software, announced today that it has been designated as a HITRUST CSF Assessor by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). With this achievement, Base2 Solutions is now approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF, a comprehensive security framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing healthcare organizations in order to comply with healthcare (HIPAA, HITECH), third-party (PCI, COBIT) and government (NIST, FTC) regulations and standards.
CSF Assessors are critical to helping uphold information security and privacy standards for the healthcare industry, and serve as a core component of the HITRUST CSF program by providing trained resources to healthcare organizations of varying size and complexity. They assess compliance with security control requirements and document corrective action plans that align with the CSF. CSF Assessors such as Base2 Solutions serve as a key component of the program by providing assessment and remediation services.
"We're proud to have achieved the HITRUST CSF Assessor designation by demonstrating we're a trusted partner when it comes to assessing and evaluating risk to healthcare systems," said Chris Dalton, Director of Information Security for Base2 Solutions. "We understand the unique challenges in healthcare and use an agile approach providing project accuracy, speed-to-completion and integration with complicated security frameworks, all of which has been complemented by this HITRUST achievement."
"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," said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer of HITRUST. "We are pleased that Base2 Solutions has taken the steps necessary to become a designated HITRUST CSF Assessor, and we expect their customers to have confidence in this designation."
Vander Wal added: "The company's long-standing expertise and leadership in health IT privacy and security solutions make it a perfect addition to our program."
About Base2 Solutions
Base2 Solutions develops custom technology to solve complex business problems, specializing in supporting highly regulated industries in need of security, compliance, dev-ops and custom software. They bring a consultative approach with an agile and systemized process to every project. A multi-year Best Places to Work finalist in Washington State and Orange County including 2016, Base2 Solutions is headquartered in Bellevue, Wash. with offices in Brea, Calif. Clients include Boeing Commercial Aviation, Boeing Defense, Thales, Horizon Air, Arbonne, BioLife Solutions and US Healthworks among others.
Base2 Solutions is an approved HITRUST CSF Assessor for performing assessments and services through the CSF Assurance Program. The HITRUST CSF is the most widely-adopted security framework in the U.S. healthcare industry. Base2 Solutions will assess compliance and security control requirements, create an action plan and implement security controls to fit your business.
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