McDowell Hetherington LLP Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and, Compliance

National trial law firm McDowell Hetherington LLP today announced their Worldox application & servers, Equitrac print tracking system, Juris SQL servers and their supporting infrastructure have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.

HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the above-referenced servers, and systems have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and are appropriately managing risk. This achievement places McDowell Hetherington in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards, and frameworks and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.

“Law firms are under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT,” said David McDowell, Managing Partner at McDowell Hetherington LLP. “The HITRUST CSF is the gold-standard of network and data security, and McDowell Hetherington is pleased to demonstrate its commitment to protecting client information by achieving HITRUST CSF Certification.”

“HITRUST has been working with the industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment. By taking the steps necessary to obtain HITRUST CSF Certified status, McDowell Hetherington is distinguished as an organization on which clients can depend to keep their information safe,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST.