CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a provider of colocation data center and interconnection solutions across the U.S., has successfully obtained Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) validation for its platform of 16 operating multi-tenant data centers.
HIPAA requires that covered entities take strong measures to protect the privacy and security of health information. By attaining HIPAA validation, CoreSite provides assurance to healthcare providers and other related enterprises that its U.S. platform of multi-tenant data centers conforms to a high standard of data security and provides a secure environment for customers’ sensitive and confidential data.
The validation would assert that the information security program governing the colocation services implements applicable control guidance in HIPAA Security Rule and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) act requirements, including the following standards and specifications:
- Administrative Safeguards
- Physical Safeguards
- Technical Safeguards
- Organizational Requirements
- Policies and Procedures and Documentation Requirements
- Protected Health Information (PHI) Use and Disclosures – General Rules
- PHI Uses and Disclosures – Organizational Requirements
- Breach Notification
With 350+ dedicated employees, Coresite offers data center and interconnection solutions to a growing customer ecosystem across eight key North American markets.