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DataBank and Cybersecure IPS Partner to Bring Enhanced Physical Security to DataBank’s National Data Center Footprint

DataBank and Cybersecure IPS Partner to Bring Enhanced Physical Security to DataBank’s National Data Center Footprint

Partnership Provides Next-Level Physical Security to Meet the Most Stringent Requirements in Government, Healthcare, and Financial Services Industries

Dallas, TX – March 31, 2020 – DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, connectivity and managed services, and CyberSecure IPS, the global leader in Unified Cyber-Physical Protection, announce a partnership that will bring Layer-1 Cyber Physical Security options to customers who require the utmost in physical security. The partnership enhances DataBank’s existing physical security controls and multi-layered, defense in depth approach.

These solutions represent the next level of physical security for the most discriminating buyer of colocation services, those requiring the most stringent security, as well as those needing to adhere to the strictest compliance requirements including FedRAMP, FISMA, HIPAA/HITECH, PCI-DSS, SSAE 18 and GDPR.

“We anticipate wide adoption for government, healthcare, and financial services industries as physical security becomes a top priority,” say’s Mark Houpt, DataBank’s CISO.

When security is imperative, a multi-layered, defense-in-depth approach backed by professionals who are ready to respond at a moment’s notice is critical. DataBank’s multi-layered defense provides comprehensive protection with a dedicated staff of security engineers and a seasoned CISO. Physical security is one of those layers. DataBank’s existing physical security controls include:

  • All entrances into secure areas include dual-factor authentication, with biometrics
  • Video monitoring captures and stores all entries
  • DataBank employs on-site dedicated security guards to manage surveillance and monitor all secure areas, parking, and the building perimeter
  • DataBank strictly adheres to a rigorous set of controls and processes consistently throughout the data center footprint
  • Every data center is managed, maintained and undergo SAE-18 audits, performed annually at all sites

CyberSecure IPS employs fiber-optics based software and solutions to focus on high sensitivity areas for critical infrastructure, providing a comprehensive and layered approach from outside plant to inside plant.

“CyberSecure IPS is successfully delivering its Unified Cyber-Physical Protection solutions to some of the largest government and enterprise customers. The trusted Data Center provider is a logical next step for us to accelerate large-scale commercial adoption of our solution set. DataBank is clearly a trusted leader in this market with its emphasis on security and innovation. We are thrilled to be partnering with DataBank and its customers by providing them state-of-the-art protection down to the physical layer in a manner unmatched in the industry,” says Scott C. Rye, CEO and CO-Founder of CyberSecure IPS.

CyberSecure (IMS) Infrastructure Monitoring System™, the management platform, helps take physical infrastructure security to a whole new level and is cloud capable with API integration, intrusion analysis, continuous monitoring, real time global visibility and universal sensor types.

DataBank offers a multi-layered Defense-in-Depth approach to security and combines that with a full staff of security engineers and a Chief Information Security Officer. To consult with one of DataBank’s security experts and to learn more about its suite of services, please contact

About CyberSecure IPS

We are the global leader in Unified Cyber-Physical ProtectionTM (UCP) solutions. We secure the most vulnerable yet overlooked areas of cyber security: attacks of physical network infrastructures and theft of critical network assets.

Media Contact for CyberSecure IPS:

Edward Lee

Director, Business Development


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About DataBank

Recognized by Deloitte as one of the fastest-growing private U.S. companies in 2023, DataBank helps the world’s largest enterprises, technology, and content providers ensure their data and applications are always on, always secure, always compliant, and ready to scale to meet the needs of the artificial intelligence era.

Our edge colocation and infrastructure footprint consists of 65+ “HPC-ready” data centers in 27+ markets, 20 interconnection hubs, and on-ramps to an ecosystem of cloud providers with virtually unlimited reach.

We combine these platforms with contract portability, managed security, compliance enablement, hands-on support, and a guarantee of 100% uptime availability, to give our customers absolute confidence in their IT infrastructure and the power to create a boundless digital future for their business.

To learn more, Follow us on LinkedIn or Subscribe to our YouTube channel. To tour a facility, visit DataBank or call 1(800) 840-7533.

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Senior VP, Marketing

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