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We’ve Completed the SOC 2 Examination! Here’s What That Means for You

We’ve recently passed our SOC 2 Type 1 audit, which means we’re adhering to stringent industry standards for data security. Learn more about SOC 2 and why it matters to you.

We’ve Completed the SOC 2 Examination! Here’s What That Means for You

We’re proud to announce that Omnipresent has become SOC 2 Type 1 compliant. Due to the nature of our business, we handle a lot of sensitive data, so it’s critical we keep it safe to protect our clients and their team members. That’s why we’ve undergone a third-party SOC 2 audit to ensure our systems, procedures, and policies meet stringent security standards.

Becoming SOC 2 compliant gives you the confidence that we’re handling your data securely. But what does it actually entail?

What Is SOC 2?

SOC 2 stands for Systems and Organizations Controls 2. It’s a voluntary compliance standard and certification process for technology companies, like Omnipresent, that store customer data in the cloud. SOC 2 is developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and holds companies to high standards of data security procedures and policies.

The audit focuses on some or all of the five “trust service principles”: security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy.

Omnipresent’s SOC 2 report focused on the following:

  • Security: User data is protected from unauthorized disclosure and unauthorized access.
  • Accuracy of the information: User entity data secures the accuracy and integrity of information and is shielded from unauthorized alterations.
  • Regulatory compliance: Omnipresent has followed all relevant system policies, standards, and regulatory requirements.

There are two types of SOC 2 audits: Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 focuses on infrastructure, software, people, processes, data, and controls at a specific time, while Type 2 evaluates and validates the application of controls over a period of time (usually six months). Type 1 is the first step to becoming compliant, and Type 2 measures your effectiveness moving forward.

As such, Omnipresent has just undergone a Type 1 audit, and we’re working towards our next milestone of achieving SOC 2 Type 2 compliance.

Why Does This Matter to You?

As a current or future client of Omnipresent, you can rest assured that we handle your data according to stringent security standards, as outlined in our SOC 2 audit. Whether it’s information about your business or an employee’s personal details, we’ll take comprehensive measures to ensure they’re protected at all times.
Here are just some of the measures we take:

  • Fully encrypted and anonymized data stored in compliance with stringent industry standards.
  • No physical data center (we use Amazon Web Services for cloud storage, which follows the best security standards in the industry, and it’s SOC 1, 2 and 3 compliant too)
  • Robust internal data protection and information security policies
  • Regular staff training on cyber security and data protection
  • Yearly 3rd party penetration tests and regular vulnerability scans
  • And more

Omnipresent’s SOC 2 compliance gives you peace of mind and helps you mitigate risks. Data breaches can have serious effects on your business’s finances, trustworthiness, and reputation. That’s why choosing a trusted partner that maintains the highest levels of data protection is so important. We’re proud to provide that service to you.

Hire, Pay, and Manage International Talent Securely with Omnipresent

Omnipresent’s SOC 2 compliant service gives you the freedom to hire, pay, and manage the world’s best talent with ease and peace of mind. Our global employment solutions handle employment compliance and HR administration for you in a secure, time-efficient way. We give you more time and resources to focus on growing your business and driving results.

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