NextGate Awarded Cyber Essentials Certification in the United Kingdom
Certification demonstrates identity solutions provider’s ongoing commitment to global security, compliance, and data protection
PASADENA, Calif., January 29, 2021—NextGate, the global leader in healthcare enterprise identification, announced today that it has received the United Kingdom National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) Cyber Essentials certification. The government-endorsed designation is a key part of the UK’s National Cyber Security Programme, designed to help organizations guard against common cybersecurity threats and ensure sensitive data is secure.
The Cyber Essentials certification recognizes NextGate’s vigorous data protection practices and buoyant cyber defenses, and demonstrates the company’s ongoing commitment to trust, security, and compliance.
“Achieving the Cyber Essentials designation reflects NextGate’s commitment to safeguarding our customers against online risk and vulnerability threats,” said Greg Rumple, Chief Information Security Officer of NextGate. “Further, it ensures that the sensitive data we are entrusted with, is unequivocally protected.”
NextGate attained the Cyber Essentials certification through the IASME Consortium, one of four accreditation bodies specified and appointed by the UK Government, after a rigorous review of its IT security measures.
The Cyber Essentials certification ensures NextGate maintains:
- Secured internet, devices and software, with regular and timely patching, keeping devices and software up to date
- Controlled access to data and services
- Policies and procedures to maintain compliance
- Anti-virus and anti-malware software
“Embracing the very highest standards in security and compliance assures NextGate customers that their data is highly protected,” said Royston Adamson-Green, NextGate’s Director of EMEA and APAC Channel Sales. “We are also currently pursuing other critical privacy and security certifications, including HITRUST and ISO 27001.”
With over 200 customers in six countries, NextGate is the global leader in healthcare enterprise identification. Committed to helping organizations overcome the clinical, operational and financial challenges that result from duplicate records and disparate data, our full suite of identity matching solutions connects the entire healthcare ecosystem to drive critical improvements in quality, efficiency and safety. NextGate’s market-leading EMPI currently manages 300 million lives and is deployed by the nation’s most successful healthcare systems and health information exchanges. For more information, visit NextGate.com.
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