Tag Archives: HIPAA

Executive Spotlight: Monica McEwen, VP of Public Sector at ThoughtSpot

Monica McEwen VP of Public Sector ThoughtSpot

Monica McEwen, vice president of Public Sector at ThoughtSpot, the leader in search and AI-driven analytics, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding how technology has shifted the ways organizations collect, analyze, and act on data, common challenges within the commercial and federal sectors, as well as how COVID-19 has advanced digital transformation. 

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SolarWinds: Federal IT Security Pros Consider Untrained Insiders, Foreign Governments as Main Threat Sources

A new SolarWinds report shows that more than 50 percent of information technology security professionals from federal civilian and defense agencies say foreign governments and careless insiders are the primary sources of IT security threats. SolarWinds said Wednesday research firm Market Connections was commissioned to poll 200 federal IT security personnel between December and January for its annual Federal Cybersecurity Survey and found that 51 percent of respondents say contractors pose greater security risks to agencies.
 

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NTT Data to Sell GDS360 Information Protection, Data Security Tech to Public Sector Clients

NTT Data will offer GDS360-built information protection and data security platforms to the former’s public sector client base as part of a multi-year teaming agreement. GDS360 said Wednesday its end-to-end products combine elements such as zero-knowledge encryption key management, user identity management, behavioral analytics and access audits to help clients meet …

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Comprehensive Health Services Completes Annual HIPAA Compliance Audit

GuidePoint Security has evaluated Comprehensive Health Services‘ compliance with data security requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Cape Canaveral, Florida-based Comprehensive Health Services said Wednesday the annual HIPAA assessment covered  the company’s administrative, physical and technical measures to protect client data. During the audit, GuidePoint collected information from personnel interviews, documents and responses …

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SpringCM Obtains FedRAMP Certification for Cloud-Based Contract Mgmt Platform

SpringCM has received Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to deliver a cloud-based contract and document management platform to federal agencies. The FedRAMP moderate-impact level authorization for SpringCM seeks to help agencies streamline workflows and business processes as well as meet the federal government’s security requirements, the company said …

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Druva Cloud Data Protection Tech Gets FedRAMP ‘In Process’ Designation

Druva‘s cloud-based data protection technology offering has received “in process” status under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The designation is for the Druva inSync platform and reflects the company’s commitment to meet federal government security requirements for data availability management and information governance across cloud applications, Druva said Tuesday. InSync is designed to support cloud application backup …

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Jive Software Gets FedRAMP ‘In-Process’ Status for Collaboration Platform

Jive Software has obtained “in-process” designation under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for its cloud-based enterprise collaboration platform. NASA sponsors Jive’s efforts to complete and secure FedRAMP certification later this year for the collaboration tool, the company said Monday. The company’s collaboration platform will feature a key-based encryption, restricted production …

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Diane Gongaware on Cisco’s Security Approach for Agencies & ‘Internet of Things’ Trends to Watch

Diane Gongaware in January started her second full year as vice president of U.S. public sector services at Cisco, where she manages the company’s sales of technical and security services to government agencies at the federal, state, local and education levels. The 10-year Cisco veteran first joined the company in …

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HyTrust Survey: 25% of Healthcare Orgs Don’t Encrypt Patient Data in Public Cloud Environments

A new HyTrust survey has found that 25 percent of healthcare organizations that adopt public cloud platforms do not subject patient information to data encryption. HyTrust polled 51 healthcare organizations and biotech firms and found that 63 percent of the respondents plan to use cloud platforms from multiple vendors, the company said in …

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Amazon Web Services Adds ClearDATA to Public Sector Partner Program; Darin Brannan Comments

ClearDATA has joined the Amazon Web Services Public Sector Partner Program in a move to help government and nonprofit healthcare organizations access Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-compliant cloud platforms. AWS added ClearDATA to the partner network for the healthcare cloud platform and managed services provider’s ability to help customers …

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Code Dx Unveils Updated Version of Software Vulnerability Mgmt Tool; Anita D’Amico Comments

Code Dx has released a new version of its software vulnerability management tool that complies with the Defense Information Systems Agency’s security technical implementation guides and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Anita D’Amico, CEO of Code Dx, said in a statement released Wednesday Code Dx version 2.3 is an application …

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Fpweb.net Obtains FedRAMP, ITAR, EU-US Privacy Shield Certifications for Cloud, Data Security

Fenton, Missouri-based managed cloud and security service provider Fpweb.net has received three international certifications that seek to recognize the company’s compliance with requirements for cloud platforms, personal information and technical data. The company said Monday it secured the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for its cloud computing platforms …

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BPM Accredited as FedRAMP Third-Party Assessment Organization

BPM has received accreditation as a Third Party Assessment Organization that can conduct assessments of cloud service providers in accordance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The company said Wednesday it will utilize previous assessment work by its information technology assurance group based on the International Organization for Standardization, Service Organization Control and Health …

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