Peak 10 strengthens security, compliance program with ISO 27001 certification

Peak 10, Inc. said it has completed the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. ISO 27001 is an auditable international standard that formally outlines requirements for an Information Security Management System (ISMS) to help protect and secure an organization´s data.

ISO 27001 details a set of international best practices for data security. It includes, but is not limited to, requirements for documentation, divisions of responsibility, availability, access control, security, auditing, continuous improvement and corrective and preventive measures. Peak 10´s audit was performed by BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc., a leading provider of attestation and compliance services.

The certification, which covers Peaks 10´s network of 26 US data centers, further strengthens the company´s industry-leading security and compliance program. Peak 10 annually completes an SSAE 16 attestation engagement, and obtains SOC 1, Type 2; SOC 2, Type 2; and SOC 3, Type 2 reports. The company is also certified under the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) as a Level 1 service provider, and meets the stringent requirements for compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Peak 10 operates 26 data centers in key US markets and serves a diverse range of customers in the US and abroad.