Netskope Names AmerisourceBergen Winner of Cloud Security Excellence Award

Netskope
Aug. 8, 2018 Los Altos, Calif.

AmerisourceBergen uses the Netskope Security Cloud to secure sensitive healthcare records, ensuring compliance with industry standards such as HIPAA and GDPR

LOS ALTOS, Calif. August 8, 2018Netskope, the leader in cloud security, today named pharmaceutical company and Fortune 20 member AmerisourceBergen as the winner of the inaugural Cloud Security Excellence Award, recognizing the organization’s commitment to secure cloud enablement. The award acknowledges the challenges faced by AmerisourceBergen and its peers within the healthcare sector, which are tasked with protecting sensitive patient data and complying with strict compliance standards such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Through its use of the Netskope Security Cloud, AmerisourceBergen enables its employees to take full advantage of the cloud and web, without jeopardizing security.

The Netskope Security Cloud helps the world’s largest enterprises, including 25 percent of the Fortune 100, take full advantage of the cloud and web, eliminating blind spots by going deeper than any other security solution to quickly target and control activities across thousands of cloud services and millions of websites. With full visibility and control architected in one cloud, customers benefit from comprehensive data protection that guards data everywhere and advanced threat protection that stops elusive attacks.

AmerisourceBergen provides pharmaceutical products and business solutions that improve access to care worldwide. The company works with tens of thousands of healthcare providers, veterinary practices and livestock producers, to enable the delivery of millions products daily. Through its service offerings from over 21,000 associates across the globe, AmerisourceBergen is committed to creating a healthier future.

The Netskope Cloud Security Excellence Award specifically recognizes the work of Umesh Yerram, Chief Data Protection Officer at AmerisourceBergen, and Arvin Bansal, AmerisourceBergen’s Director of Cyber Governance, Strategy & Risk. Under their leadership, AmerisourceBergen has been able to optimize its cloud strategy while protecting sensitive data such as protected health information.

“The cloud helps businesses move faster and be more productive, so it is encouraging to see innovative companies in the healthcare industry like AmerisourceBergen take a forward-looking approach to safely enabling cloud services,” said Sanjay Beri, founder and CEO, Netskope. “AmerisourceBergen’s approach mirrors the Netskope philosophy so closely, and it is an honor to award them with our inaugural Cloud Security Excellence Award.”

To view a demo of the Netskope Security Cloud, visit booth #L13 at Black Hat or https://www.netskope.com/platform/

About Netskope

Netskope is the leader in cloud security. We help the world’s largest organizations take full advantage of the cloud and web without sacrificing security. Our patented Cloud XD technology eliminates blind spots by going deeper than any other security provider to quickly target and control activities across thousands of cloud services and millions of websites. With full control through one cloud-native interface, our customers benefit from 360-degree data protection that guards data everywhere and advanced threat protection that stops elusive attacks. At Netskope, we call this smart cloud security.

About AmerisourceBergen                  

AmerisourceBergen provides pharmaceutical products, value-driving services and business solutions that improve access to care. Tens of thousands of healthcare providers, veterinary practices and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our 21,000 associates—we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. AmerisourceBergen is ranked #12 on the Fortune 500, with more than $150 billion in annual revenue. The company is headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa. and has a presence in 50+ countries. Learn more at amerisourcebergen.com.