ESHA IT, a leading provider of cyber security services, today announced that it has been designated as a HITRUST CSF® Assessor by HITRUST. With this achievement, ESHA IT, is now approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF, a comprehensive security framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing organizations in order to comply with healthcare (HIPAA, HITECH), third-party (PCI, COBIT), government (NIST, FTC) and other industry specific regulations and standards.
CSF Assessors are critical to helping uphold information security and privacy standards for various industries of varying size and complexity and are a core component of the HITRUST CSF program by providing trained resources to assess compliance with security control requirements and document corrective action plans that align with the HITRUST CSF. HITRUST CSF Assessors such as ESHA IT, serve as a key component of the program by providing assessment and remediation services to all industries that deal with PHI and/or PII.
“We are very excited to become a HITRUST CSF Assessor firm as we continue to see a need for security framework for companies,” said Premal Parikh, Managing Director of ESHA IT. “With our focus on health care companies, this achievement is the perfect complement to it.”
“HITRUST has been working with the industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer of HITRUST. “We are pleased that ESHA IT has taken the steps necessary to become a designated HITRUST CSF Assessor, and we expect their customers to have confidence in this designation.”