CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Access, a leading provider of hybrid colocation, cloud and connectivity solutions, today announced the successful completion of a voluntary 3rd party audit certifying that their data centers and cloud services comply with current federal and industry standards for protecting consumers' private health information.
The audit, which was conducted by BrightLine CPAs and Associates, Inc., a leading provider of attestation and compliance services, included in-depth review of Net Access' physical data center security management, IT security policies and procedures, data protection, network architecture, monitoring and other safeguards. Upon completion of the audit, BrightLine found Net Access had controls in place to meet federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) administrative, technical and physical security rule safeguards and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) breach notification safeguards. HIPAA and HITECH set standards to protect the privacy of electronic medical records, including guidelines that healthcare entities must follow to secure such information when it is processed, transmitted or stored in a data network.
"Achieving these independent third party validations underscores our ongoing commitment to provide secure, reliable and compliant data center solutions for our customers, while maintaining the highest standards for the protection of their data," says Raul Martynek, CEO of Net Access. "It's a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team that our facilities and cloud services meet the stringent HIPAA and HITECH security requirements set forth by the federal government."
"Partnering with Net Access allows us to leverage their technical expertise and experience operating HIPAA compliant data centers," says David Ulrich, President and HIPAA Security Officer of ITelagen. "That lets us focus our attention on our customers' needs and not on managing data center compliance and audit issues."
ABOUT NET ACCESS
Net Access is an innovative provider of enterprise data center services, delivering secure, reliable, and flexible colocation, cloud, network, and managed solutions to IT intensive businesses. Founded in 1995, Net Access' compliant data centers allow customers to focus on their core strengths, without the need to operate the underlying infrastructure. Our team strives to provide outstanding service that aligns with our mantra, "taking care of the customer for life". For more information please visit www.nac.net.
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