(PRWEB) June 19, 2012
Clearwater Compliance, a leading provider of HIPAA-HITECH compliance software, solutions, and professional services, and GBprotect, a comprehensive Managed Security Services Provider, are pleased to announce their new partnership under Clearwater’s Reseller Program.
Dedicated exclusively to managed IT security services and to providing the highest level of technical expertise and customer service available, GBprotect will complement its high-touch next-generation security management and compliance services with Clearwater’s HIPAA-HITECH products and solutions.
The partnership will provide the ability to more quickly identify gaps and develop remediation plans for an even more comprehensive compliance program for GBprotect’s customers.
“We pride ourselves on custom-fitting our security solutions to fit our client businesses,” said Ed Bassett, GBprotect’s President. “Ready access to Clearwater’s proprietary software-as-a-service platform will provide us with the tools we need to ensure that our clients are meeting the regulations while creating a customized, perfect-fit security solution to implement controls for identified risks in their environment.” “GBprotect’s exclusive focus on managed security services meshes well with Clearwater’s exclusive focus on HIPAA-HITECH compliance” said Bob Chaput, founder and CEO of Clearwater Compliance. “GBprotect brings a trusted, dedicated and full-service approach to security operations, appliance security and strategic consulting. Our SaaS platform will enable them to customize the specialized and complex requirements of HIPAA and HITECH compliance cost-effectively. Named a finalist for the 2012 Colorado Companies to Watch Award, GBprotect’s brand and reputation are stellar. We are delighted to partner with such an acclaimed organization.”
An early adopter of Clearwater Compliance’s approach, GBprotect is pleased to formalize the partnership and make Clearwater Compliance an integral part of its health care offerings, according to Bassett.
Clearwater’s proprietary software as a service platform is the first of its kind, leading the market in providing cost-effective, easy-to-use tools to help organizations that handle protected health information meet the stringent privacy and security requirements under the HIPAA-HITECH regulations. In addition to this platform, Clearwater offers related policy and procedure templates, contract templates, workshops, end user education programs and managed compliance services.
About Clearwater Compliance: http://clearwatercompliance.com
Clearwater Compliance helps Covered Entities, Business Associates and their Subcontractors assess their HIPAA-HITECH compliance programs, identify gaps and prioritize remediation efforts to ensure the greatest return on capital and resource investments. It delivers that return on compliance investment through education, tools and software, risk management solutions and professional services and consulting. Since 2003, Clearwater Compliance has delivered thought, methodology, software and service leadership to the healthcare industry. As an example, Clearwater Compliance is the Co-Sponsor of the American National Standards Institute Publication of the Report on “The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information: A Business Case for Enhanced PHI Security”. For more information, visit: http://ANSI.org/PHI.
About GBprotect http://www.gbprotect.com
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, GBprotect delivers comprehensive managed security services, including operations management, enterprise log management, application security, and strategic consulting to organizations of all sizes. With a commitment to architecting and integrating built-to-fit information security solutions that are sophisticated, flexible, and always backed by a personalized approach, GBprotect enjoys a 100% satisfaction rating with clients throughout the United States. To stay protected with GBprotect, visit http://www.gbprotect.com.