Unsurpassed Security & Client Privacy
Parature, from Microsoft delivers security and privacy of our clients’ information. By utilizing the most comprehensive security technologies available, we are able to ensure that all of your customers’ information is safe.
We set our security standards to those used by the financial industry and U.S. government agencies. Parature offers its customers a Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) compliant hosting facility. The Parature offering has been designed to satisfy the control requirements for the NIST 800-53 guidelines. Parature’s control implementation and compliance status has been independently verified and documented by a third party.
Parature’s infrastructure is built for enhanced security and regulatory compliance. Parature’s upwardly flexible security infrastructure allows for ease of implementation for custom security requirements above the existing baseline that was built for accreditation at the NIST 800-53 standards.
To ensure the security and privacy of our clients’ information, we devote significant resources to continually develop our world-class infrastructure. When you sign up with Parature, you will enjoy the protection and peace of mind that only our best-of-breed security can deliver.
Parature has selected Savvis, a CenturyLink company, to provide a secure hosting environment for Parature’s service. Utilizing its proprietary Internet Service Exchange technology, Savvis offers unsurpassed connectivity for high-demand bandwidth intensive applications in a secure environment. Our hosting partner provides 24-hour physical security, palm print and picture identification, redundant electrical generators, redundant data center air conditioners and other back-up equipment designed to keep servers continually up and running.
Parature leverages the strongest encryption products to protect customer data and communications, including 128-bit Verisign SSL Certification and 2048 Bit RSA public keys. Users will notice the lock icon in the browser, which indicates that data is fully shielded from access while in transit.
Our clients access Parature only with a valid username and password combination, which is encrypted via SSL while in transmission.
Parature enforces tight operating system-level security by password protecting all operating system accounts and production databases. Parature also enforces tight operating system-level security by using a minimal number of access points to all production servers.
The Parature service is designed to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
All data entered into the Parature application by a client is owned by that client. Parature employees do not have direct access to the Parature production equipment, except where necessary for system management, maintenance, monitoring and backups.