Quintiles Addresses Cloud Computing Security Concerns

Jan 17, 2014
By Applied Clinical Trials

We usually don't post press releases on our site about awards, however, this one for Quintiles looks at cloud computing and security, so we thought it a bit different. Quintiles was named to the CSO40—CSO is a content site for security professions ls in a broad range of disciplines. Specifically they focus on information security, physical security, business continuity, identity and access management, loss prevention and more. The Award recognizes 40 organizations for security projects and initiatives that demonstration outstanding business value and thought leadership. Quintiles' Trusted Cloud Services Model was recognized.

The security issues for cloud computing are a debate in our industry. But Quintiles has addressed these concerns ensuring cloud service providers are subject to the same level of security assurance as internal systems.Quintiles' approach builds upon its global security framework and application security assessment program, extending security controls directly into cloud service providers’ environments.

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