SOURCE: Varolii

Varolii

November 23, 2010 09:30 ET

Varolii Upholds Rigorous Security Standards With Annual PCI Compliance

PCI, SAS-70 and NIST Security Certifications Ensure Stringent Protection of Client Data

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - November 23, 2010) - The software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry is growing at an unprecedented rate as companies look for ways to reduce overhead and streamline IT deployment. Security and privacy are two crucial elements of successful SaaS environments, and Varolii Corporation, the market and technology leader in proactive outbound communications, continues to set a high standard in both areas for the SaaS-based communications industry. Using a framework based on the ISO 27000 Series and a comprehensive five-layered security program, Varolii has achieved PCI Level 1 and NIST certifications, and its new data centers are SAS-70 Type II certified. Through these stringent security measures, the company ensures client data protection while securely delivering more than five billion intelligent, personalized communications to consumers and employees on behalf of Fortune 1000 companies.

Varolii Security Program Modeled From International Best Practices
Varolii's stringent security program is based on guidelines from the ISO 27000 Series -- an internationally recognized standard which outlines best practices for information security management, risks and controls for all enterprise data, rather than just a particular subset governed by specific regulations. An ISO-based security strategy offers broader protection and lower risk than one built to satisfy individual compliance and regulatory requirements. By conforming to the ISO 27000 Series, Varolii ensures compliance with security standards governed by specific regulations, including Service Provider Level 1 PCI, SAS70-Type II and the National Institute for Standards and Technology 800-53 Information Security Standards. Varolii also regularly submits to client audits, most recently for six of the top 10 U.S. financial services companies and the U.S. government. In addition to annual audits, Varolii performs monthly security reviews for its financial services clients.

Varolii Clients Assured Maximum Data Protection with Five Layers of Security
To keep personal consumer information safe, Varolii has also developed a five-layer security strategy that incorporates the various touch points sensitive data may pass through while going from consumer to company, and then back again. The individual layers include private information protection (such as that governed by HIPAA), network security, physical facility security, data encryption, and restricted access.

More information about Varolii's security practices can be found at:
http://www.varolii.com/global/link.aspx?id={0D6E870B-242B-46C5-896B-50BB9720823E}

"As a trusted solutions provider, it's imperative we keep our clients', and their consumers', critical information impenetrable," said Vern Cole, Chief Security Officer for Varolii Corporation. "Varolii clients rely on us to go above and beyond with the safety of their data, and we continue to ensure the highest levels of security with our ISO-Series framework and our five layers of data protection."

About Varolii Corporation
Varolii is the market and technology leader in smart, automated communications. Its on-demand communication solutions help organizations easily and effectively reach and interact with large numbers of customers and employees, reducing operational costs and improving service. Varolii provides the industry's only cross-channel communications technology, which blends voice, SMS and email into a single conversation and provides recipients with multiple options to take action. At the heart of the on-demand platform is Varolii ID™, which automatically analyzes each recipient's past responses to personalize future communications. With Varolii, organizations can execute true 1-to-1 communication on a large scale, achieving better results from fewer notifications. More than 380 companies trust Varolii to send over four million communications every business day. For more information, visit www.varolii.com.  

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    Robin Rees
    Varolii Corporation
    206-902-3944 (office)
    206-293-2910 (mobile)
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    Jessica Kendall
    Edelman PR
    206-268-2231 (office)
    210-859-6971 (mobile)
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