New Windsor NY, August 5, 2021 – DocuWare, provider of cloud solutions for document management and workflow automation has successfully undergone an audit process and earned its System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type 2 Certification.
The audit was conducted by CohnReznick in accordance with the requirements of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. SOC 2 Type 2 is considered the gold standard for data security and provides companies with assurance that, as a leading cloud service provider, DocuWare complies with industry security standards.
The audit to verify DocuWare’s eligibility to be upgraded from SOC 2 Type 1 to SOC 2 Type 2 took place from Oct. 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 and the certification is valid through to the next audit. The auditing process included an in-depth review of company policies and procedures for data handling, tests of the organization’s security controls, employee interviews, a walkthrough of the office and a guided overview of the data center spaces. The audit ensures that service providers securely manage data to protect the interests of the organization and the privacy of clients. For security-conscious businesses such as DocuWare, SOC 2 Type 2 compliance is a necessary requirement internally and externally.
As a leading provider of cloud-based document management software, DocuWare integrates with other third-party technology services and must first assess and address the risks associated with these services. “The SOC 2 Type 2 certification is recognized globally,” says Dr. Michael Berger, DocuWare President. “As a global SaaS technology provider, DocuWare maintains the highest security and compliance standards and we plan to partner with service providers who meet similar certification levels. This gives us and our partners the highest level of security and strengthens our customers trust in us.”
As demand for DocuWare Cloud continues to increase with the expansion of remote and hybrid workforces. Customers demand a secure SaaS provider that follows strict information security policies and procedures based heavily in the Trust Services Principles. With the SOC 2 Type 2 Certification, technology providers who do or are planning to do business with DocuWare, know that its service commitments and system requirements were achieved based on the trust services criteria relevant to security and availability (applicable trust services criteria) set forth in TSP section 100, 2017 Trust Services Criteria for Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, and Privacy (AICPA, Trust Services Criteria).
DocuWare’s commitment to global security standards and adherence to industry best practices in implementing data privacy controls builds stronger trust amongst industry partners.