Edge Hosting, a U.S. provider of secured, scalable managed hosting services, has announced its annual attainment of the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16 Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II standards compliance. Assessed by auditors from CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA), this certification demonstrates Edge Hosting’s commitment to the highest compliance standards of operational excellence for its customers around the world.
The audit encompassed “the suitability of the design and operating effectiveness of controls,” over all of Edge Hosting’s cloud hosting and managed hosting services. Specific areas of testing included risk management, monitoring, access controls, network and system operations, change management, security policies and procedures, and overall security design and effectiveness.
For customers, in particular those who require regulatory compliant hosting environments, the SSAE 16 is a confirmation by an independent third party that Edge Hosting is securely maintaining systems and has in place policies and procedures that are consistent with high performing and secure environments.
“The SSAE 16 is an integral part of our business model and security offering,” said Mark Houpt, Chief Information Security Officer at Edge Hosting. “Having CliftonLarsonAllen validate that our security controls and design are effective, operating efficiently, and without exception is a testament to the commitment that Edge Hosting has to safeguarding customer data and their business efforts.”