Greatresponder.com on Oct 19, 2012: It was announced on Wednesday October 17, 2012 by web hosting FireHost that it has successfully achieved the CSF or common security framework certification from health information trust alliance or HITRUST. This was announced by the company management through a press release statement.
It was further told in the press release that this certification indicates the seriousness of FireHost web hosting company to customers’ electronic personal health information from the cyber attacks. It is also important to note that web hosting FireHost is already certified under HIPAA cloud hosting, which provide healthcare options to the customers. Meanwhile, it was also maintained in the statement that company is growing very rapidly and this growth is clear indication of the confidence that customers show in the services of FireHost web hosting company.
In his press release statement, Mr. Kurt Hagerman, the director for global compliance at FireHost web hosting said, “While many organizations say they meet compliance standards, it’s very hard to prove. By obtaining this certification, FireHost has been audited by an independent, third party HITRUST CSF Assessor and has confirmed that it meets the requirements of the CSF. The HITRUST CSF certification is another way FireHost shows its commitment to the healthcare industry.”
At the meantime, Mr. Daniel Nutkis, CEO of HITRUST alliance said, “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. We are pleased that FireHost has taken the steps necessary to achieve HITRUST CSF Certified status, and we expect their customers to have confidence in this designation.”