ConnectSolutions (CoSo), a leading provider of highly customized eLearning solutions, today announced receipt of its Service Organization Control 2 Type II (SOC-II) attestation providing independent validation that the company’s internal security controls are in accordance with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) applicable Trust Services Principles and Criteria (TSPC).
The AICPA created the SOC guidelines to provide an authoritative benchmark for service organizations to demonstrate implementation of proper control procedures and practices. Type II reports include detailed testing of the operational effectiveness of the described systems’ security controls. The ConnectSolutions report, prepared by the auditing firm Armanino LLP, evaluated the company’s Commercial Cloud services and systems, focusing on covering the security and availability principles. The criteria they analyzed included policies, communications, procedures and monitoring.
“Completing the SOC 2 Type II audit demonstrates ConnectSolutions’ ongoing commitment to security and the investment we’ve made to ensure protected customer data is safe and trusted on the CoSo Cloud Managed Service,” said Glen D. Vondrick, ConnectSolutions CEO. “To financial services customers, the news will be particularly welcome as it acknowledges our strict adherence to the AICPA’s principles and criteria as they pertain to security with virtual training and business critical collaborative web conferencing.”
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