Hunt Valley, MD – September 14th, 2022 – Data Networks today announced that it has received the MSPAlliance® Cyber Verify™ Risk Assurance Rating for Managed Services and Cloud Providers. Cyber Verify is designed to provide consumers greater transparency and assurance when it comes to the cyber security practices of those providers.
The MSPAlliance Cyber Verify rating gives customers of cloud & managed services the assurance their provider is using the most current cyber security practices.
Cyber Verify is based on the Unified Certification Standard™ (UCS) for Cloud and Managed Service Providers and is governed by the International Association of Cloud and Managed Service Providers.
“Today, more than ever, the consumer needs assurance when it comes to matters of cyber security and IT risk. We are honored to award Data Networks with the “AA” rated Cyber Verify seal and congratulate them on their exemplary display of dedication towards providing one of the highest levels of assurance possible to the consumer.” said Celia Weaver, President of MSPAlliance. “Today, less than 5% of the global MSP community has achieved an AA Cyber Verify rating, placing Data Networks in an elite group of managed service and cloud providers worldwide.”
Cyber Verify Rating System
Cyber Verify evaluates many different aspects of a company’s service delivery, paying particular attention to security. Cyber Verify evaluates internal service delivery security practices, business continuity of the provider, cyber insurance usage, and many other characteristics which are important in the evaluation process of customers seeking out professional and secure providers.
Cyber Verify applies the following rating system:
AAA – evaluates the provider’s cyber security practices on a 3-12 month period of review
AA – evaluates the provider’s cyber security practices on a particular day
A – evaluates the provider’s cyber security practices based on a thorough and in-depth self-attestation examination.
Cyber Verify must be renewed annually. Cyber Verify is a first in the industry and is specifically designed for outsourced service providers and the customers they serve.
About MSP Alliance
MSPAlliance® is a global industry association and accrediting body for the Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, and Managed Services Provider (MSP) industry. Established in 2000 with the objective of helping MSPs become better MSPs. Today, MSPAlliance has a robust and global reach of cloud computing and managed service provider members across the globe and works in a collaborative effort to assist its members, along with foreign and domestic governments, in creating standards, setting policies, and establishing best practices. For more information, visit http://www.mspalliance.com/
About Data Networks
Data Networks is a premier provider of IT solutions focused on simplifying enterprise IT for education, government, healthcare, and mid-market commercial customers. For nearly 40 years, we have developed unique competencies, proven processes, and strong manufacturer relationships that ensure project success. Our capabilities include the delivery of complete solutions around Client Computing, Data Center, Networking, Cyber Security, Cloud Services, Audio Video, Managed Compliance, and Managed Services.