ProviDyn, Inc. Completes the MSPAlliance MSP Verify Certification

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ProviDyn, Inc., a provider of IT support, strategy and services for small and medium-sized businesses and nonprofits, today announced that it has received the MSPAlliance® Cyber Verify™ Risk Assurance Rating for Managed Services and Cloud Providers. Cyber Verify is designed to provide consumers greater transparency and assurance when it comes to the cyber security practices of those providers.

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"Going through this certification process has challenged our organization to improve our processes and, in turn, strengthened the core of our business."

ProviDyn, Inc., a provider of IT support, strategy and services for small and medium-sized businesses and nonprofits, today announced that it has received the MSPAlliance® Cyber Verify™ Risk Assurance Rating for Managed Services and Cloud Providers. Cyber Verify is designed to provide consumers greater transparency and assurance when it comes to the cyber security practices of those providers.

"Going through this certification process has challenged our organization to improve our processes and, in turn, strengthened the core of our business, said ProviDyn’s CEO and founder, Hamish Davidson."

Cyber Verify is based on the Unified Certification Standard™ (UCS) for Cloud and Managed Service Providers and governed by the International Association of Cloud and Managed Service Providers.

"Today, more than ever, the consumer needs assurance when it comes to matters of cyber security and IT risk. We are honored to award ProviDyn with the “AA” rated Cyber Verify seal and congratulate them on their exemplary display of dedication towards providing one of the highest levels of assurance possible to the consumer.” said Celia Weaver, President of MSPAlliance. “Today, less than 5% of the global MSP community has achieved an AA Cyber Verify rating, placing ProviDyn in an elite group of managed service and cloud providers world-wide.”

Cyber Verify Rating System
The Cyber Verify evaluates many different aspects of a company’s service delivery, paying particular attention to security. Cyber Verify evaluates internal service delivery security practices, business continuity of the provider, cyber insurance usage, and many other characteristics which are important in the evaluation process of customers seeking out professional and secure providers.

Cyber Verify applies the following rating system:

  • AAA - evaluates the provider’s cyber security practices on a 3-12 month period of review
  • AA - evaluates the provider’s cyber security practices on a particular day
  • A - evaluates the provider’s cyber security practices based on a thorough and in-depth self-attestation examination.

Cyber Verify must be renewed annually. The Cyber Verify is a first in the industry and specifically designed for outsourced service providers and the customers they service.

ABOUT PROVIDYN
ProviDyn provides technology expertise, services, and support to help small and mid-sized organizations sustain growth and strengthen performance. Backed by technology experts, ProviDyn helps organizations gain the full benefits of existing technology, make strategic investments in implementing new technology and maintain an infrastructure that is secure, reliable, and flexible. ProviDyn offers managed services, mobile computing, IT strategy, virtualization, cloud computing, business continuity, network security and IP telephony. To learn more about how ProviDyn is driving business through technology and helping companies reduce costs, improve efficiency, and maximize productivity, visit http://www.providyn.com.

ABOUT MSPALLIANCE
MSPAlliance® is a global industry association and accrediting body for the Cyber Security, Cloud Computing and Managed Services Provider (MSP) industry. Established in 2000 with the objective of helping MSPs become better MSPs. Today, MSPAlliance has a robust and global reach of cloud computing and managed service provider members across the globe and works in a collaborative effort to assist its members, along with foreign and domestic governments, on creating standards, setting policies, and establishing best practices. For more information, visit http://www.mspalliance.com/

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