Providence Consulting Earns CompTIA Security Trustmark™

Lansing, MI – Providence Consulting announced today that it has been awarded the CompTIA Security Trustmark™ from CompTIA, the non-profit association for the world’s Information Technology (IT) industry.

The CompTIA Security Trustmark™ identifies Information Technology Solution Providers that consistently follow security best practices. This vendor-neutral, business-level credential was developed with the support of technology companies at the forefront of the IT security industry. The standards employed within the CompTIA Security Trustmark Framework have been agreed upon by key vendors, solution providers, and end users in the IT industry.

“The CompTIA Security Trustmark signifies that Providence adheres to our industry’s highest standards for security practices and business processes in critical areas such as data protection, personnel security and access management,” said Nancy Hammervik, senior vice president, industry relations, CompTIA. “Providence clients can rest assured that their data is being handled by an organization that takes security seriously and professionally.”

“Data protection and cybersecurity have always been a vital part of the consulting and support services that we provide our clients,” said Jeff Dettloff, Providence Consulting’s President and Chief Problem Solver. “Today there is an ever increasing need for organizations of all sizes to protect their data, especially if they collect and store any personally identifiable information on their customers, patients, or employees. The Security Trustmark validates that we know how to protect that sensitive data, as well as help organizations identify regulatory compliance gaps and address their concerns in the areas of IT security policies, processes and planning.”

To earn the CompTIA Security Trustmark, Providence conducted an extensive evaluation of their Administrative, Physical, and Technical controls. This included security policies, capabilities, practices, and processes in areas such as:
•Business Continuity Planning and Execution
•Data encryption
•Data Classification
•Access Management
•Incident Management
•Personnel Security
•Security Awareness and Training
•Physical and Environmental Security
•Security Infrastructure Technologies
•Service Delivery

For more information on the CompTIA Security Trustmark, visit:

About Providence Consulting

Providence Consulting was founded in 2003 to help small and mid-sized businesses get the greatest benefits from their business technology investments. The company has helped many organizations reduce their technology worries so they can concentrate on growing their business and realizing their goals. Providence Consulting is focused on helping people, solving problems, and making technology easier. Its technology solutions cut costs and put clients in a position to prosper.

Providence Consulting’s success has been recognized nationally. In 2012 they were named to the Ingram Micro’s SMB 500 list – a national award recognizing the top 500 IT growth companies in the US over a five year period. In 2014 they were placed on the CRN NextGen 250 list – a national honor recognizing IT Solution Providers that are focused on emerging technologies such as cloud computing, mobility, virtualization, and unified communications.

About CompTIA

CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technology. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through its educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications, and public policy advocacy. For more information, please visit

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