HITRUST CSF® Certification validates 2nd.MD is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information.
HOUSTON, TX, January 24, 2020 – 2nd.MD, a leading provider of virtual medical second opinions, today announced that 2nd.MD has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the organization’s Consult Platform and supporting infrastructure has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places 2nd.MD in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. 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.
“We understand that our customers are entrusting us with their data. At 2nd.MD, security is built into our company DNA. We are pleased to be recognized for demonstrating market leadership in achieving HITRUST certification, the gold standard. Achieving HITRUST certification confirms our commitment to our customers as trusted partners,” said Jason Melton, the CEO at 2nd.MD.
The HITRUST CSF has helped 2nd.MD address the rapidly changing security and compliance landscape by combining federal and state regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, NIST and ISO frameworks into a single certifiable framework.
“HITRUST is helping organizations ensure that the highest standards of information protection requirements are met when sensitive data is accessed or stored,” stated Jeremy Huval, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “2nd.MD can be recognized as an organization that can be counted on for keeping information safe.”
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