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Secure-24 Successfully Completes Fall SOC Evaluation


Adopts AICPA’s New Trust Criteria Ahead of Schedule 
 

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – December 18, 2018Secure-24, an NTT Communications Company, and a leading global provider of comprehensive managed cloud services, IT operations, applications hosting, and managed security services, today announced the successful completion of the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 & 3 evaluation in compliance with the newest American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) guidelines.

With fluid regulatory landscapes and increased demand for transparency into controls and processes, the AICPA continually refines the reporting criteria used in SOC reports. In April 2017, the organization updated the Trust Services Principles and Criteria (now the 2017 Trust Services Criteria) impacting the controls required to be included with SOC 2 and 3 reports. Secure-24 has adopted the new Trust Services Criteria earlier than December 15, 2018 as required by the AICPA.

“Information security is our highest priority and Secure-24 prides itself on establishing the highest quality standards for process improvement. We are pleased that our SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3 Reports affirm that Secure-24 has implemented the highest controls to mitigate risk,” said Jaclyn Miller, Vice President of IT and Compliance at Secure-24. “The reports provide clients with third-party verification that our operations meet process and control requirements relevant to user entity financial statements and also meet internationally recognized standards.”

Issued by Ernst & Young LLP, global accredited and independent accountants, SOC 2 and SOC 3 compliance confirms that Secure-24 has controls in place to ensure the security, availability, processing integrity and confidentiality of its managed cloud services. Secure-24 is among the first to issue a SOC 3 Report to clients regarding its compliance to the new AICPA Trust Services Criteria.

The AICPA Trust Services Criteria aligns the SOC 2 and SOC 3 control requirements to COSO 2013 Internal Control – Integrated Framework. A SOC 3 compliance report is designed to meet the needs of existing or potential customers who need assurance about the effectiveness of controls at a service organization that are relevant to the security, availability or processing integrity of the system used by the service organization to process a customers’ information or the confidentiality or privacy of that information.

Current and prospective clients can view a copy of Secure-24’s SOC 3 Report.

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 About Secure-24
Secure-24, an NTT Communications Company, has 17 years of experience delivering mission critical application hosting, comprehensive managed IT, cloud, and security services to enterprises worldwide. Secure-24’s focus on superior service, support, governance and compliance has driven industry-leading client satisfaction rates. The company is an SAP certified Hosting, HANA, and Cloud Partner, a Microsoft Silver Partner and an Oracle Gold Partner managing Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and Hyperion applications across all industries for businesses of every size. Secure-24 has been named one of Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT for six consecutive years. Visit www.secure-24.com to learn more about Secure-24 products and services.

About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications solves the world’s technology challenges by helping enterprises overcome complexity and risk in their ICT environments with managed IT infrastructure solutions. These solutions are backed by our worldwide infrastructure, including industry leading, global tier-1 public and private networks reaching over 190 countries/regions, and more than 400,000m2 of the world’s most advanced data center facilities. Our global professional services teams provide consultation and architecture for the resiliency and security required for your business success, and our scale and global capabilities are unsurpassed. Combined with NTT Data, NTT Security, NTT COCOMO and Dimension Data, we are NTT Group.
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IGNITE Consulting, on behalf of Secure-24
Linda Dellett, 303-439-9398
Kathleen Sullivan, 303-439-9365
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