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Third-Party Audit Updates Carbonite’s Ongoing Compliance in HIPAA

BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carbonite Inc. (Nasdaq:CARB), a leading provider of cloud and hybrid business continuity solutions for small and midsize businesses (SMBs), has successfully completed a rigorous data management security update by an outside assurance/compliance auditor, and has again met strict compliance requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

“This annual examination of our HIPAA compliance controls and processes reflects our commitment to superior levels of data security on an ongoing basis,” commented Danielle Sheer, General Counsel, Carbonite. “As a data protection solutions provider, security is core to our brand. Undergoing the rigor of these audits regularly provides us and our customers with assurance that we constantly strive to achieve industry-leading levels of data security.”

The assessment and final report were executed by 360 Advanced, P.A. (www.360advanced.com), a national, multi-service, licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) firm that specializes in integrated compliance solutions for service providers related to internal controls, security, confidentiality, privacy, processing integrity, availability and other elements critical to information surety.

About Carbonite

Carbonite (Nasdaq:CARB) is a leading provider of cloud and hybrid business continuity solutions for small and midsized businesses. Together with our partners, we support more than 1.5 million individuals and small businesses around the world who rely on us to ensure their important data is protected, available and useful. To learn more about the cloud solutions voted #1 by PC Magazine readers, as well as our partner program and our award-winning customer support, visit us at www.carbonite.com

ABOUT 360 ADVANCED P.A.

Known for its responsiveness, collaboration, experience and professionalism, 360 Advanced P.A. has clients in more than 35 states that are major service providers in various industries, including cloud and SaaS based organizations. 360 Advanced is one of only a few specialized firms in the U.S. that assist service providers as their independent assessor in developing, maintaining and communicating security and compliance to their clients.

360 Advanced’s services are provided, but not limited to, the following industries: Hosted and Managed IT, Data Center and Colocation, Software as a Service (SaaS), Healthcare, Financial Services, Insurance, HR | Payroll | PEO, Legal and Collections, Bulk Mail Printing and Distribution, Business Process Outsourcing and Marketing.

Services provided by 360 Advanced include SOC 1 (SSAE 16), SOC 2, SOC 3, PCI DSS, HIPAA Security/HITECH, Microsoft Vendor Policy and other security and compliance services.

Media contacts: Megan Wittenberger Carbonite media@carbonite.com 617-421-5687 Britt Gottlieb Pan Communications carbonite@pancomm.com 617-502-4300 Eric Ratcliffe eratcliffe@360advanced.com 866.418.1708 ext.710

Source: 360Advanced P.A.