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The Critical Importance of SSAE 16 Certification

When it comes storing sensitive digital files and documents, you can’t afford to gamble on security. All businesses deserve the same level of protection trusted by government, medical and financial institutions. Choose a digital file storage solution with an SSAE 16 certification.

What is SSAE 16 certification?

SSAE 16, or Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements, is an auditing standard and process that monitors an organization's control landscape. Though SSAE 16 certification is often used in accounting and financial regulation, it is also applied to digital file storage data centers, like those owned by Citrix Sharefile, a leading cloud-based solution for businesses.

SSAE 16 certification signifies third-party auditors have reviewed everything from the physical security of data centers to proper protection against fires and file loss due to power interruptions.

Secure data centers

In today’s modern workplace, businesses need to store many types of digital data — from HIPAA-protected medical records to trade secrets and sensitive personnel files. Secure storage providers — like ShareFile — are a safe way to protect this data.

At ShareFile we rely on data centers across the United States and Europe to secure all your important files. All of our data centers were audited and received an SSAE 16 certification.

How else can ShareFile protect data?

In addition to safe digital file storage, we also specialize in secure cloud-based file sharing, allowing you to send large files with ease.

Our file sharing service is secure, offering up to 256-bit encryption. This is the same standard required by most financial institutions. In addition to being more secure than FTP servers and other transfer methods, ShareFile allows files to send quickly, without timeouts.

Free trial available

Sign up for a free trial of ShareFile and find out why more than 99 percent of Fortune 500 companies trust us with their data. Call 1-800-441-3453 today or visit ShareFile.com to learn more about file sharing or our data centers with SSAE 16 certification.

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