BaseSpace Sequence Hub features an information security program that leverages the Amazon Web Services infrastructure and provides multiple layers of security. Its risk management program conforms to the specifications of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Role and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Breach Notification Rule.
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health
The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) is a policy-framing and technical standards-setting organization, seeking to enable responsible genomic data sharing within a human rights framework.
ISO 27001 Certified by Schellman
Illumina has received ISO 27001 certification of its information security management system (ISMS) supporting BaseSpace Sequence Hub and BaseSpace Variant Interpreter. This certification ensures that sensitive data contained or collected by these solutions are protected. The certification was performed by Schellman, an ANAB and UKAS accredited certification body based in the US.
ISO 13485 Certified by BSI
BaseSpace Sequence Hub operates a comprehensive quality management system. It has been independently audited and certified as compliant with ISO 13485 standards for the design, development, manufacture, distribution, installation, and servicing of sequencing software. Illumina has been certified by BSI to ISO 13485 under certificate number FM565017.
BaseSpace Sequence Hub features multiple system controls that you can use to manage authorization, authentication, and data control, including deletion as needed. Access logs are retained for seven years. These features help researchers ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation.