Highland Solutions Announces the Company's Successful Completion of the SOC 2 Type II Audit
CHICAGO, Ill., July 25, 2014–Highland Solutions, a global enterprise technology and business solutions consultant, is pleased to announce the company’s successful completion of the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II audit. Completion of the audit indicates that the policies, communications, procedures and monitoring of controls have been implemented by Highland Solutions and tested by an independent certified public accounting firm.
“The significance of this certification is that our clients can feel confident that Highland is just as committed to the security and integrity of their data and systems as they are,” stated Jeff Nixon, chief operating officer of Highland Solutions. “With strong internal controls, and the ability to build secure and client-centric business solutions, we are able to help our clients achieve their goals of being more productive, competitive and compliant.”
Highland Solutions’ audit included a full evaluation of the following:
- Security, ensuring the system is protected against unauthorized access (both physical and logical);
- Availability, indicating the system is available for operation and use as committed or agreed; and
- Processing integrity, confirming the system processing is complete, accurate, timely and authorized.
“Highland Solutions’ focus on strong internal controls is evident in this report,” says Jim Jimenez, managing partner at SSAE 16 Professionals, LLP. “The successful completion of this audit is a testament to Highland Solutions’ integrity, accountability, and its commitment to its clients.”
The audit undergone by Highland Solutions was conducted in accordance with the AICPA SOC reporting standards. The audit was conducted by SSAE 16 Professionals, LLP, a full service PCAOB registered CPA firm providing SSAE 16 (SOC 1), SOC 2, and SOC 3 audits. SSAE 16 Professionals, LLP evaluated Highland Solutions’ design and operating effectiveness of internal controls and processes related to the Security, Availability and Processing Integrity Trust Services Principles. The report reaffirms Highland Solutions’ commitment to operational excellence and specifically covers controls relevant to Security, Availability and Processing Integrity.
About SSAE 16 Professionals
SSAE 16 Professionals, LLP is one of the nation’s leading firms specializing in SSAE 16 (SOC 1), SOC 2, and SOC 3 audits and readiness assessments. Each of our professionals has over 10 years of relevant experience at “Big 4″ and other large international or regional accounting firms. Each professional is certified as a CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), and/or MBA (Master of Business Administration). For more information, visit SSAE16Professionals.com.
About Highland Solutions
Highland Solutions is a global provider of enterprise solutions at the nexus of business and client relationships. Through strategic partnerships and a deep understanding of our clients’ business processes, Highland Solutions has continuously evolved with the rapidly changing technology landscape. Our service offerings include custom development, cloud computing, systems integration, mobile applications, ecommerce, social business platforms and customer relationship management (CRM) systems. For more information, visit highlandsolutions.com.