San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014
Sookasa, Inc., an innovator in encryption and compliance for popular cloud applications and mobile devices, is excited to announce that Sookasa’s Dropbox encryption solution has been selected by Blog HIPAA as one of “5 Key Tools to Help Achieve HIPAA Compliance.” Also featured in the top 5 were Compliancy Group, DataMotion, qliqSoft, and Online Tech. Blog HIPAA is an industry leading resource center for news, best practices, case studies and guides for achieving HIPAA compliance.
Blog HIPAA reports that over 25% of all healthcare entities utilize external storage for Protected Health Information (PHI). Cloud storage and synchronization solutions like Dropbox offer many benefits to healthcare providers, such as file synchronization across multiple sites and devices, and seamless mobile access. However, utilizing services like Dropbox without an extra layer of encryption and compliance can pose significant risks to healthcare providers, because the loss of a single device that is connected to a cloud account can cause a catastrophic data breach and significant legal liability.
Sookasa provides healthcare organizations with a self-service transparent Dropbox encryption and compliance solution that enables their employees to safely use their favorite mobile devices and cloud services. Sookasa enables healthcare providers to remain HIPAA compliant, by encrypting sensitive data anywhere it resides, and providing organizations with centralized cloud-based access control and auditing that guarantee that only authorized people and devices can access Protected Health Information. Blog HIPAA described Sookasa’s Dropbox encryption solution as a key tool for healthcare providers and business associates that need to achieve HIPAA compliance while enjoying the productivity benefits of cloud-connected mobile devices.
Sookasa is the industry’s first Compliance as a Service™ that transparently protects files across popular cloud services and mobile devices. Sookasa enables professionals to use their favorite cloud services, such as Dropbox and Gmail, and mobile devices, while transparently encrypting sensitive data and addressing regulations such as HIPAA and FERPA. The company is led by a team of academics, serial entrepreneurs and seasoned security veterans. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Sookasa is backed by Accel Partners and other top-tier investors, including Andreessen Horowitz and First Round Capital. For more information about Sookasa and its solutions, call (888) 675-4998.