Distinction recognizes secure messaging platform for meeting the strictest security and safety standards; underscores Cortext’s ability to facilitate the delivery of care in a secure manner
Lexington, Mass.–January 21, 2016—Imprivata® (NYSE: IMPR), the healthcare IT security company, announced today that Independent service auditor, KPM & Associates, P.C. has completed an in depth security audit of the Imprivata Cortext secure messaging system and has issued an unqualified opinion that Imprivata Cortext meets the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) criteria for SOC 2 Type 1 certification, recognized worldwide as one of the strictest audit standards for service providers. SOC 2 Type 1 certification offers Imprivata Cortext customers an independent verification of the infrastructure and operating controls for a highly secure and available system.
“As concerns over cyber-attacks and data breaches continue to grow into 2016, a reliable secure messaging platform gives healthcare providers one less thing to worry about,” said Ed Gaudet, General Manager of Imprivata Cortext. “Although it’s not mandated by the industry, we sought out SOC 2 certification to ensure that Cortext meets the highest standards for security, a distinction that all service providers should aim to achieve for the safety of their customers.”
SOC 2 Type 1 certification offers Imprivata Cortext customers an independent verification of the infrastructure and operating controls for a highly secure and available system. Based on the fairness of presentation of the description, suitability of design, and the operating effectiveness of controls, the certification assures customers that Imprivata has effective systems in place to protect the data transmitted through secure messaging.
Endorsed for secure messaging by the American Hospital Association, Imprivata Cortext is the secure communication platform for healthcare that enables providers to quickly and easily communicate using their mobile device, tablet, or desktop to better coordinate care across groups and multiple affiliated sites. According to a new report from KLAS, providers considering secure messaging consider Imprivata Cortext in potential purchases twice as many times as any other strategic vendor.
Imprivata® (NYSE: IMPR), the healthcare IT security company, provides healthcare organizations globally with a security and identity platform that delivers authentication management, fast access to patient information, secure communications, and positive patient identification. Imprivata enables care providers to securely and efficiently access, communicate, and transact patient health information to address critical compliance and security challenges while improving productivity and the patient experience. For more information, please visit www.imprivata.com.
Jeff Bray, CFA
Director of Investor Relations