Polar Systems, Inc. Earns CompTIA Security Trustmark+

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Validation that Polar Systems, Inc., uses industry accepted security best practices

West Linn, Oregon, May 15th, 2019 – Polar Systems, Inc., an IT consulting & Managed Service Provider, announced today it has received the CompTIA Security Trustmark+ from CompTIA, the non-profit association for world’s information technology (IT) industry.

The CompTIA Security Trustmark+ validates that Polar Systems, Inc. uses the security processes identified by the IT industry as generally accepted best practices and has been evaluated by an independent third-party assessor as meeting the criteria established by the CompTIA Security Trustmark+. Based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework, the CompTIA Security Trustmark+ is a comprehensive review of the security posture of any IT business, applicable across multiple industries and compliance regulations.

“The CompTIA Security Trustmark+ signifies that Polar Systems, Inc. adheres to our industry’s highest standards for security practices and business processes in critical components of identification, protection, detection, response, and recovery as related to data security,” said Nancy Hammervik, senior vice president, industry relations, CompTIA. “Earning the Security Trustmark+ demonstrates a true commitment to address the challenges of security compliance facing our industry today.”

“Having a proven framework for IT process and controls is essential to properly protecting your company data from cyber criminals. Every company large and small is now at high risk to ransomware. That is why properly protecting your data is critical to maintain operations.  While you can’t guarantee your company won’t get hit with Ransomware your goal should be to significantly reduce your risk. “

PolarStar Protect + Cyber Security helps you reduce your risk to Ransomware by focusing on four key elements: Protect the environment, active network scanning 24 x 7 to detect attacks, employee awareness & education, and business continuity to recover in the case of a successful attack.  Call Polar Systems today and find out about how you can start protecting your business.

To earn the CompTIA Security Trustmark+ Polar Systems, Inc. successfully passed an independent assessment of their security policies, capabilities, practices, and processes against industry best practices in areas such as:

  • Security technologies, including firewalls, anti-Virus/ malware/ spyware and intrusion detection
  •  Vulnerability assessment detection
  • Data encryption
  • Technical employee knowledge/expertise
  • Security clearances and background checks
  • Physical and hardware security
  • Permissions, passwords and other security requirements

About Polar Systems, Inc.

Polar Systems, Inc., founded in 1981, has built a reputation as being one of the premier IT consulting & Managed Service Providers in the Pacific Northwest.    Our client list includes over 200 of the most respected small to medium sized businesses in Oregon and Southwest Washington.  With more than 35+ years of experience in the field and over 10 years as a leader in the managed services space, we take great pride in recommending the right technologies and believe it is paramount to building long-term partnerships.

Kenny Franklin
Director of Operations
Polar Systems, Inc.