C-SMART Analytics, the emerging leader in natural gas monitoring, analytics, and diagnostics, today announced the successful completion of its SOC 2® Type II audit examination for the company’s cloud-based measurement platform. Conducted by an independent auditor, SOC 2 Type II examinations are intended to assess the suitability of information systems design and effectiveness of internal controls at a service organization. Its SOC 2 Type II audit demonstrates C-SMART Analytics continued commitment to maintain a secure digital environment for its operations and confidential customer data.
“With the successful completion of our SOC 2 Type II examination audit, C-SMART provides our clients assurance that the security controls we have deployed to safeguard their data are certified against industry standards and proven best practices,” said Ernie Hauser, president of C-SMART Analytics. “At a time of increasing digital threats, companies must ensure the highest levels of security in their software supply chain to prevent risks to critical infrastructure like natural gas production and distribution, which is why we continue to invest in the right people, processes, and technology as part of our mission to protect customer data and business continuity,” Hauser commented.
System and Organization Controls 2 examinations follow guidelines developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) as documented in AT-C 205. The C-SMART Analytics SOC 2 Type II audit incorporated trust service principles from AICPA’s Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization Relevant to Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, or Privacy.
The examination of C-SMART Analytics controls included rigorous assessment of critical operational areas, including information technology policies related to networks, firewalls, systems lifecycle, data transmission, and disaster recovery. With the successful completion of its SOC 2 Type II audit, C-SMART Analytics received an auditor’s report stating that the software provider’s information systems and policies meet or exceed SOC 2 certification criteria.
C-SMART Analytics’ SOC 2 Type II audit was performed by risk3sixty, a professional services firm that helps high-growth technology companies assess, build, and manage security, privacy and compliance programs that secure their client’s data and inspire stakeholder confidence.