• INOC Data Centers Maintains Effective Security Controls According to Recent SOC 2SM Report

    Today, INOC Data Centers announced that the company has undergone a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 examination resulting in a CPA’s report stating that management of INOC Data Centers maintained effective controls over the security and availability of its Colocation and Dedicated Internet Connectivity Services. The engagement was performed by BARR Advisory, P.A.
    A SOC 2 report is designed to meet the needs of existing or potential customers who need assurance about the effectiveness of controls at a service organization that are relevant to the security, availability, or processing integrity of the system used by the service organization to process customers’ information, or the confidentiality or privacy of that information.
    "We are pleased that our SOC 2 report has shown that we have the appropriate controls in place to mitigate risks related to security, availability and HIPAA Security Rule Requirements,” said Abby Horn - General Manager. “We take every step to ensure peace of mind for each and every one of our clients.”
    The following principles and related criteria have been developed by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) for use by pracHHoners in the performance of trust services engagements:
    ● Security. The system is protected against unauthorized access (both physical and logical).
    ● Availability. The system is available for operation and use as committed or agreed.
    ● HIPAA Security Rule Requirements. The system is compliant with the applicable HIPAA Security Rule
    requirements set forth in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Information Portability and Accountability Act.
    A SOC 2 report is an internal control report on the services provided by a service organization to its customers and provides valuable information that existing and potential customers of the service organization need to assess and address the risks associated with an outsourced service.
    Current and prospective customers interested in a copy of our SOC 2 report may contact Nicholas Molik - NMolik@INOC.net.
    ABOUT INOC Data Centers
    The Independent Network Operations Consortium (INOC) was founded in December 2000 by subsidiaries of four Upstate New York Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (ILECS). Our mission is to provide each member with highly available ISP Solutions, internet connectivity, Backup and Disaster Recovery, Colocation and Cloud Solutions. Through partnerships and growth, INOC’s network presence has expanded to cover most of New York State and several neighboring states; providing connectivity to numerous hospitals, educational institutes and businesses of varying size. Today, INOC is a leader in enterprise solutions providing clients peace of mind and access to the latest emerging internet technologies.
    With more than 400 combined years of experience in the telecom industry between our four founding members and almost two decades of colocation experience INOC continues to be the provider of choice.
    Learn more about INOC.net
    ABOUT BARR Advisory
    BARR Advisory is a cloud-based security and compliance solutions provider, specializing in cybersecurity and compliance for Software as a Service (SaaS) companies. A trusted advisor to some of the fastest growing cloud- based organizations around the globe, BARR simplifies compliance across multiple regulatory and customer requirements in highly regulated industries including technology, financial services, healthcare, and government.
    BARR Advisory services include:
    • Compliance Program Assistance
    • SOC 1 Examinations
    • SOC 2 and 3 Examinations
    • SOC for Cybersecurity
    • PCI DSS Assessment Services
    • ISO 27001 Assessments
    • FedRAMP Security Assessments
    • HIPAA, HITECH, and HITRUST Services
    • PenetraHon TesHng and Vulnerability Assessments
    • Virtual CISO services
    Learn more at barradvisory.com.