HITRUST certification validates company's commitment to healthcare regulations

Peak 10 + ViaWest, a hybrid IT infrastructure provider, has announced that its Managed Compliance Cloud environments have earned certified status for information security by HITRUST, the company said.

HITRUST Complete Security Framework (CSF) Certified status indicates that Peak 10 + ViaWest´s Managed Compliance Cloud environments have met industry-defined requirements for securing the infrastructure that customers require to safeguard their protected healthcare information.

It propels the company to an elite group of organizations worldwide that have a HITRUST CSF Certification for environments that support colocation and cloud. 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.

Through AppliedTrust, its professional services division, Peak 10 + ViaWest also has the further distinction of being a CSF accessor and is authorized to help healthcare organizations achieve their own HITRUST CSF certification. Annalea Ilg, vice president and chief information security officer at Peak 10 + ViaWest, states, “All organizations should consider a security assessment as a first step to ensure they have the right security protections in place.”

Peak 10 + ViaWest is a powerful combination that helps organizations optimize their journey of IT transformation while simultaneously balancing cost, scalability, compliance and security. Its 4,200 customers trust it to deliver hybrid IT infrastructure solutions spanning colocation, interconnection, cloud, managed solutions and professional services. For more information on Peak 10, visit www.peak10.com. For more information on ViaWest, visit www.viawest.com.