TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - As part of CaseWare's commitment to data security, privacy, and compliance controls for CaseWare Cloud, CaseWare International has successfully completed a Service Organizations Controls (SOC) 2 Type 2 Examination Audit and is now certified.
SOC 2 is an internationally-recognized auditing standard developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). AICPA SOC 2® for Service Organizations are examination engagements performed by a service auditor that thoroughly examine the controls and processes involved in storing, handling and transmitting data securely. Achieving SOC 2 certification reinforces CaseWare's promise to maintaining the most stringent controls for protecting and securing confidential customer information.
CaseWare Cloud SOC 2 audit reports focus on one or multiple Trust Services categories and ensures the organization is storing, handling and transmitting data in a manner that meets or exceeds the following requirements:
Security: With regularly scheduled security checks and by implementing back-up recovery plans, all systems and infrastructure are protected against unauthorized access.
Confidentiality: Sensitive client information is securely stored by protocols to mitigate possible business impacts and adhere to privacy acts and strict data storage compliance codes.
"Acquiring the SOC 2 Type 2 Certification is evidence that we have a defined set of data security procedures in place," said Dwight Wainman, President and CEO of CaseWare International. "Being in compliance will assure customers, on a global scale, that data security is at the forefront of all current and future initiatives for CaseWare Cloud," he added.
CaseWare Cloud security requirements and measures are continuously monitored, assessed, and updated to reflect changing needs and any potential threats that may arise. With this in mind, CaseWare maintains additional certifications like ISO 27001. For information on these certifications, click here.
CaseWare International Inc. is the leading global provider of cloud-enabled audit, financial reporting and data analytics solutions. With efficiency, quality and value in mind, CaseWare provides cutting-edge technology to accounting firms, businesses and government entities. Over 400,000 users, in 130 countries and in 16 languages, use CaseWare solutions.