SSAE 18 SOC 1 SOC 2 (formerly SSAE 16) Certified, HIPAA and HITECH Audited
HIPAA Compliant Hosting by Atlantic.Net™ is SOC 1, SOC 2 certified, HIPAA and HITECH audited, designed to secure and protect critical data and records. Whether you're looking for a comprehensive managed hosting solution for your HIPAA servers or an unmanaged hosting service, you can rest assured that we are here to assist you with HIPAA compliance every step of the way. Backed by our 100% uptime guarantee, we assist our clients reduce exposure to the security and compliance challenges associated with hosting electronic health records.
Whatever your technical requirements or your use cases, our experts can offer a top-grade HIPAA Compliant web hosting solution. Our HIPAA Solutions have been audited by a qualified independent third party and we’re committed to providing you with the best security and compliance solutions. Our high-performance HIPAA servers are available in both dedicated and cloud environments. Contact us today for a customized solution!
According to The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), there are two different types of organizations that must ensure compliance: covered entities and business associates. Atlantic.Net™ falls into the latter category, a third-party entity contracted to handle protected health information(PHI).
In order to both comply with the law and assure our clients that we’re committed to keeping their information safe, we’ve drafted up a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement, or BAA. BAAs are a type of HIPAA-Compliant documentation that is critical to our relationship with healthcare firms and medical practitioners alike, as it firmly establishes the legal parameters for our use of PHI. The following three components are central to this contract:
In conjunction with our SSAE 18 SOC 1 SOC 2 (formerly SSAE 16) certified data center, our BAA documentation shows that we’re committed to keeping the private healthcare information of our clients both safe and secure. Moreover, BAAs show that we’re willing to go beyond the minimum standards of compliance established in HIPAA. Healthcare businesses who choose us as a host have the peace of mind that can only come from knowing that they’re partnered with a veteran - and one that’s completely committed to their best interests, at that.
Here is a list of HIPAA Compliant Hosting Services, provided by Atlantic.Net:
Our data center facilities are fully audited and certified to be in compliance with HIPAA and HITECH. Our Healthcare colocation clients enjoy an industry-leading service-level agreement, world-class data center infrastructure and superior on-site security.
The applications healthcare companies are running are frequently incredibly resource-intensive, requiring a dedicated server imply to operate effectively. This server, whether a dedicated or virtual system, needs to be both secure and compliant. That’s doubly true in cases where the company is a healthcare application service provider, which routinely manages patient data from a wide array of firms.
Once again, Atlantic.Net™ is fully-equipped to deliver.
Our design includes an application server that can be adapted to your needs whether your architecture is physical or virtualized. Even better, all Atlantic.Net application servers are protected with a full suite of security components, including a Fully-Managed Firewall appliance, an encrypted VPN with an optional GeoTrust SSL, and a powerful Intrusion Prevention System with proactive monitoring.
Perhaps the most frequent reason for healthcare providers to look into hosting services is the operation of databases in order to store patient and organizational data. Our engineers will provide you with whatever format of database best meets your needs - and it’ll be affordable no matter what your choice. Whether you choose Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, or PostgreSQL, we've got you covered when it comes to databases.
Our HIPAA-compliant database security incorporates our fully-managed firewall appliance, an encrypted VPN with SSL technology, and our intrusion detection system. Further, everything we do that concerns the hosting plan is considerate of compliance implications; we honor regulatory parameters at all times.
Here are just a few benefits of choosing to host your database with Atlantic.Net:
In addition to managed/unmanaged dedicated servers, we offer virtualization hosting solutions with the following hypervisors:
Our fully-managed and compliant security allows us to consistently keep track of your security, allowing you to stay focused on your core competencies.
Our Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) works off of a continually-revised database of malware and other potential hazards, and features customizable security infrastructure that allows us to tweak it to your specific needs. We routinely test and re-test all components of our IPS, and allow upgrades on an as-needed basis. Threats are monitored and prevented in real-time.
Our IPS also features a powerful Firewall Appliance which connects to each interface, monitoring everything from CPU usage to response rate for gateways. For those of you who require traffic shaping and simultaneous connection limitations, both are easily configurable.
All of this is available at minimal cost - meaning you’ll have access to world-class security at a price that won’t leave you tapped out.
One of the stipulations for HIPAA is that healthcare organizations must utilize an antimalware application to remain compliant. Atlantic.Net's engineers trust Trend Micro Anti-Malware to protect clients from malicious software.
Virtual Environments: Preserve performance and consolidation ratios with comprehensive agentless security built specifically to maximize protection for virtual environments.
Optimized for Server Environments: Optimizes security operations to avoid antivirus storms commonly seen in full system scanning and pattern updates from traditional security capabilities.
Virtual patching: Shield vulnerabilities before they can be exploited, eliminating the operational pains of emergency patching, frequent patch cycles, and costly system downtime.
Compliance: Demonstrate compliance with a number of regulatory requirements including PCI DSS 3.0, HIPAA, HITECH , FISMA/NIST , NERC , SSAE 18, and more. Learn more about Trend Micro Deep Security.
Trend Micro Deep Security Anti-Malware
Trend Micro Deep Security Network Security Package
Trend Micro Deep Security Integrity Monitoring
Trend Micro Deep Security Log Inspection
In addition to our IPS system, Atlantic.Net provides a powerful set of managed firewall components, designed with optimal affordability and security in mind. Learn more about our managed firewall service here. We’re able to create out-of-the-box solutions for just about any configuration, including Linux servers or even Cisco ASA Firewalls. Reporting maintains historical information on every aspect of your system related to network security, including CPU utilization, firewall states, WAN gateways, and traffic shaping.
By default, we deploy an OpenBSD stateful firewall that allows you to granularly control your states. This allows you to limit states per host, new connections per second, state timeout, state type, and simultaneous client connections. It allows the handling of multiple states, as well. Have a look for yourself:
It also offers a number of state table optimization options:
Last but certainly not least, our dedicated firewalls are connected to a management service that’ll help you ease the burden of monitoring.
This management service allows us to help you implement switches that can be used to set up encrypted VPN connections (we support OpenVPN, IPsec, and PPTP by default) to and from your hosted servers. HIPAA compliance requirements are kept central to the entire process, from management to maintenance to troubleshooting. It’s efficient, too - we realize that your time is important, so we stay with you every step of the way to make compliance a breeze.
All Atlantic.Net clients by default have access to our Network Address Translation Utility, designed to allow them to quickly and easily shape how their network functions. It features easy configuration for port forwarding (including ranges and the capacity to support multiple public IPS), outbound NAT, and advanced load balancing for both inbound and outbound connections. Integrated with the firewall appliance, it can be readily set up with full redundancy thanks to pfsync and CARP from OpenBSD.
The rapid growth of data, shrinking backup windows and budgets, scaling issues, and multiplatform environments currently in place in the healthcare industry all present significant challenges for server administrators. Atlantic.Net's experts can help, whether you're looking to back up your HIPAA compliant cloud hosting servers or your HIPAA compliant dedicated servers. Through our powerful Server Backup Manager - a fast, affordable platform for both Linux and Windows - we perform backups either daily or in real-time for each of our HIPAA clients, whichever they request. Incremental backups are done at the block level for advanced speed, and HIPAA hosting clients have full control over when, where, and how their data is stored. Data is by default kept in our HIPAA compliant SSAE 18 SOC 1 SOC 2 (formerly SSAE 16) data center, secured through on-site measures along with a suite of powerful and robust HIPAA compliant security software.
In addition to a host of customization options, the hosting backup platform is also equipped with robust monitoring tools, portable backups, point-in-time snapshots, and the ability to perform a bare-metal restore at any point in time. We support HIPAA compliant backups for the majority of virtualized platforms, as well as a wide range of SQL servers and databases.
Atlantic.Net provides highly available and faster HIPAA Compliant Web Server Hosting for faster load times, reliability, better security, and minimal risk of crashing. We support IIS, Nginx and Apache.
Atlantic.Net delivers HIPAA Compliant Storage Hosting for clients looking for stability, security and compliance backed by industrial grade solutions. Atlantic.Net HIPAA storage hosting solutions are ideal for running mission-critical applications and storing a large amount of user-generated data, media files, and data that requires encryption.
Business Associate Agreement (BAA)
24/7 Phone, Chat, & Email Support
Fully Managed Firewall
Intrusion Detection System
Linux & Window Servers
Highly Available Infrastructure
Encrypted Backup, Storage, & VPN
Log Management System
Ensures internal controls and best practices for physical security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy.
Ensures that our processes, policies, facilities, and hosting solutions comply with the latest HIPAA Audit Protocols.
Stringent testing that continues to expand to comply with HITECH Act policies and protocols.
Dedicated to Your Success
"After evaluating a range of managed hosting options to support our data operations, we chose Atlantic.Net because of their superior infrastructure and extensive technical knowledge."
– Jason Coleman
VP of Information Technology, Orlando Magic
"Atlantic.Net’s support for Windows Server Containers in their cloud platform brings additional choice and options for our joint customers in search of flexible and innovative cloud services."
- Erin Chapple
General Manager for Windows Server, Microsoft Corp.
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