CompuGroup Medical (CGM) Achieves C5 Attestation for Cloud Services in Germany

CompuGroup Medical (CGM) Achieves C5 Attestation for Cloud Services in Germany

(IN BRIEF) CompuGroup Medical (CGM) has achieved C5 attestation (Type 1) for its cloud services in Germany, complying with the rigorous standards set by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). Effective from May 31, 2024, an independent auditing firm has retroactively confirmed CGM’s cloud products’ adherence to over 120 security criteria outlined in the C5 standard. This achievement aligns with the upcoming requirements of the German Digital Act (DigiG), which mandates C5 as the security standard for cloud services in healthcare and social services sectors starting July 1, 2024. CGM’s C5-attested cloud applications offer enhanced security for healthcare data processing, providing transparency and guidance for customers and supporting compliance with stringent information security regulations.

(PRESS RELEASE) KOBLENZ , 2-Jul-2024 — /EuropaWire/ — CompuGroup Medical (CGM) has achieved a significant milestone with the C5 attestation (Type 1) for its cloud services in Germany, meeting the stringent criteria set by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). An independent auditing firm retroactively attested CGM’s cloud products’ compliance with C5 criteria effective from May 31, 2024.

The C5 standard, mandated by the German Digital Act (DigiG) effective July 1, 2024, serves as the benchmark for security in cloud services within Germany’s healthcare and social services sectors. Developed by the BSI, the Cloud Computing Compliance Criteria Catalogue (C5) encompasses over 120 security requirements spanning information security organization, physical security, operational protocols, portability, and interoperability. These criteria undergo regular scrutiny by independent auditors.

Michael Rauch, CEO of CompuGroup Medical, emphasized the importance of these achievements: “CompuGroup Medical is committed to delivering high-security standards in healthcare data processing. The C5-attested cloud applications in Germany represent another crucial milestone on this journey.”

The C5 attestation not only guides customers in selecting secure cloud providers but also assists healthcare professionals in complying with stringent information security mandates. Through standardized assessments and transparent reporting, it provides clarity on the information security posture of cloud services.

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About CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA

CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading e-health companies in the world. With a revenue base of EUR 1.19 billion in 2023, its software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors’ offices, pharmacies, laboratories, hospitals and social welfare institutions. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. The basis of CompuGroup Medical’s services is its unique customer base, including doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in inpatient and outpatient facilities, as well as insurance and pharmaceutical companies. CompuGroup Medical has offices in 19 countries and offers its solutions in 60 countries worldwide. Around 9,000 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.

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