CoreSite Realty Corporation Successfully Completes Annual Compliance Objectives for Its Data Center Colocation Services
- Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2
- Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16 (SOC 1) Type 2
International Organization for Standardizationcertification (ISO 27001)
- Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS)
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) validation
The SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations are attestation standards issued by the
ISO 27001 is an internationally recognized standard that outlines the requirements for constructing a risk-based framework to initiate, implement, maintain, and manage information security within an organization. The ISO 27001 certification, one of the most stringent certifications for information security controls, confirms that specified information security controls and other forms of risk treatment are in place to detect and defend against potential data system vulnerabilities. The certification also ensures that the information security controls continue to meet security needs on an ongoing basis. The scope of the ISO 27001 certification is applicable to the information security management system (ISMS) supporting CoreSite’s provision and operation of 24x7 colocation services for its customers, and covers both its corporate policies and procedures as well as those of all of its operating data centers.
The PCI DSS is a comprehensive set of standards that require merchants and service providers that maintain or host systems that store, process, or transmit customer payment-card data to adhere to strict information security controls and processes. As a provider of data center colocation services, CoreSite has proactively met the relevant requirements for its business in support of the PCI compliance needs of its customers.
HIPAA requires that covered entities take strong measures to protect the privacy and security of health information. By attaining HIPAA validation, CoreSite provides assurance to healthcare providers and other related enterprises that its national platform of multi-tenant data centers conforms to a high standard of data security and provides a secure environment for customers’ sensitive and confidential data.
CoreSite’s numerous data center controls support its diverse communities
of interest in meeting a wide variety of
All of the above examinations were conducted by
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include, without limitation: any adverse developments in local economic
conditions or the demand for data center space in these markets;
operational difficulties, including difficulties relating to information
systems, internal processes and information security; significant
industry competition; financial market fluctuations; and other factors
affecting the real estate industry generally. All forward-looking
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expectations, but they are not guarantees of future performance.
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factors that could cause CoreSite's future results to differ materially
from any forward-looking statements, see the section entitled "Risk
Factors" in CoreSite's most recent annual report on Form 10-K, and other
risks described in documents subsequently filed by CoreSite from time to
time with the
Greer Aviv, 303-405-1012
Vice President of Investor Relations and Media/Public Relations