AUSTIN, Texas, August 14, 2017 — Sigma Information Group, a full-service information technology solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its Type I Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) examination in accordance with attestation standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Conducted by A-LIGN, a premier provider of audit and information security services, the opinion affirms that Sigma meets the SOC 2 standards relative to the Security, Availability and Confidentiality Trust Services Principle and Criteria.
The SOC 2 report provides assurance to Sigma’s clients that the company has designed and implemented effective security controls, policies and procedures, as defined in the SOC 2 standards. During the examination, the independent auditors evaluated and tested controls covering the following areas:
- Organization and Management
- System Availability
- Security Communications
- Risk Management
- Logical Access Controls
- System Operations
SOC 2 Type I Certification
For any company to receive SOC 2 Certification it must have sufficient policies and strategies that satisfactorily protect client’s data pursuant to the SOC 2 specification. SOC 2 is designed for IT service providers and includes a set of criteria called Trust Principals. Those include the security of the service provider’s system, the processing integrity of the system, availability of the system, the privacy of personal information that the service provider collects, retains, uses, discloses and disposes of for user entities and the confidentiality of the information that the service provider’s system processes or maintains for user entities. SOC 2 Type I certification has therefore proven that its system is designed to keep clients’ sensitive data secure.
To learn more about how Sigma Information Group can support your organization’s IT needs, please contact us today at 512-664-7900.