Crawford Technologies Affirms Commitment to Security Through SOC 2 Audit Type II Examination
CrawfordTech audit confirms its solutions meet stringent security criteria to protect customer data
March 17, 2016, Toronto, ON – Crawford Technologies announced today it has successfully completed a Service Organizations Controls (SOC) 2 Audit Type II examination audit as part of its continuing commitment to the security of customer data.
SOC 2 is an internationally-recognized auditing standard developed by the ‘American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’. SOC 2 audits are performed by independent auditing firms that thoroughly examine the controls and processes involved in storing, handling and transmitting data securely. Successful completion of a voluntary SOC 2 examination demonstrates commitment to maintain the most stringent controls for protecting the security of confidential customer information.
Performed by leading assurance solutions and compliance company, Skoda Minotti, CrawfordTech’s SOC 2 audit ensures the organization is storing, handling and transmitting data in a manner that meets or exceeds the following requirements:
- Security: Protection against unauthorized access to information
- Availability: Services are available and operated as committed and agreed to
- Integrity: Processing of data is complete, accurate, timely and authorized
- Confidentiality: Information is confidential and protected as committed and agreed to
“The successful completion of this voluntary audit demonstrates Crawford Technologies is implementing the most stringent and secure controls to protect and secure its customers’ confidential information,” said Ben Osbrach, Partner, Skoda Minotti.
The SOC 2 audit report also ensures that Crawford Technologies is complying with other regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), GLBA (Gramm-Leach-Biley Act of 1999) and ISO 27001.
“We believe that this underscores our commitment to our customers and their clients.” said Ernie Crawford, CEO of Crawford Technologies. “It ensures that any confidential information provided to us will be kept confidential.”
The SOC2 audit covered CrawfordTech’s U.S. and Canadian data centers.