Windstream Enterprise OfficeSuite UC Achieves SOC 2 and HIPAA Compliance
LITTLE ROCK, Ark .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Windstream Enterprise (WE), a leading provider of managed communications services, announced the successful completion of two reviews of its proprietary OfficeSuite UC solutionÂ® Solution. Both reviews were carried out by an external audit firm and included a Type 2/3 Service Organization Control (SOC) review in accordance with Trust Services Principles for Security and Availability, as well as ” a HIPAA and HITECH certification exam.
“Passing the HIPAA and HITECH exams demonstrates our unwavering commitment to protecting sensitive customer data, âsaid Austin Herrington, vice president of product management for Windstream Enterprise. “Organizations can take advantage of Windstream Enterprise’s OfficeSuite UC SOC 2/3 report and HIPAA and HITECH attestations as part of their efforts to demonstrate adequate data protection controls.
The SOC is a suite of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) reports that CPA firms can publish as part of system-level controls in a service organization. These audit reports help clients meet audit and compliance requirements.
“Customers and partners need the reassurance that they are working with a trusted supplier, âsaid Mike Flannery, Marketing Director, Windstream Enterprise. “Healthcare, finance, government, and other compliance-conscious customers have the confidence they need to be confident in OfficeSuite UC.
The SOC 2 report focuses on the controls over a company’s non-financial reporting with respect to the security and availability of a system. Each of the principles has defined control criteria that must be met to demonstrate adherence to the principles and to produce an unqualified opinion.
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