Why HITRUST?

There are many inconsistencies and ambiguous details in the requirements for HIPAA compliance. The vague language and lack of guidance make it difficult to understand HIPAA’s “reasonable and appropriate” protections. If you make a mistake in meeting HIPAA’s requirements, you risk hefty fines and security breaches—or worse, the loss of your brand reputation.

HITRUST (The Health Information Trust Alliance) created the Common Security Framework (CSF) and incorporated best practices across several industries to create a meaningful, robust compliance framework for healthcare. By incorporating the requirements of HIPAA, PCI, ISO and NIST, the CSF creates a certifiable baseline that promises HIPAA compliance and effective security.

LightEdge is One of Few Providers Who Has Been HITRUST Audited and Certified

Very few hosting providers have gone through the demanding process of attaining the HITRUST CSF Certification. With LightEdge as your partner in compliant hosting solutions, you’ll be able to confidently state that you have the clarity, backing, and certification of HITRUST. Our Austin Data Center is HITRUST-Compliant to keep your data safe.

The benefits are clear: you save considerable time and money when it’s time for an audit, and you protect your customers’ critical data. Quickly generate reports that map to the requirements of your regulations, including HIPAA, PCI, and ISO. Safeguard your brand from breaches with the certification of a trusted and recognized third-party.

Get HITRUST-Certified Hosting Solutions for the Utmost Security

Cloud Solutions
Get the resources you need in an isolated environment—relying on proven security models that meet your workload’s performance and compliance demands. You’ll enjoy the economic benefits and scalability of virtualization, while avoiding the security risks associated with shared public clouds.

Colocation
Colocate your critical systems and sensitive data at our audited facilities, certified to the highest standard available, using HITRUST’s stringent controls. Space and power are just the beginning—prevent issues before they become a problem.

LightEdge completed the audit by a third-party provider to receive a valid certification. The HITRUST CSF process is comprised of these major categories in which security controls are carefully assessed and scored; the validation confirms that a policy is in place, that there’s a process for it, and that the control results can be measured and managed. The following controls offer a high-level overview of the audit categories for our HITRUST-certified services and Austin Data Center facilities:

  • Information Security Management Program
  • Access Control
  • Human Resources Security
  • Risk Management
  • Security Policy
  • Organization of Information Security
  • Compliance
  • Asset Management
  • Physical and Environmental Security
  • Communications and Operations Management
  • Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Maintenance
  • Information Security Incident Management
  • Business Continuity Management

Choose the solution that’s right for your business, knowing you’ve taken the critical step of selecting a HITRUST CSF Certified provider. With LightEdge at your side, you will go the full distance to protect your brand, customers, and critical assets.

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