Elevating Information Security Standards at Ancile

March 19 – by Darshith Karkera & Payal Patel

At Ancile, safeguarding your data’s security and confidentiality is our top priority. We’re excited to announce a major achievement in our ongoing dedication to information security. We’re proud to confirm that Ancile has completed its SOC 2 Type I audit, reaffirming our commitment to upholding the most stringent data protection standards. 

As Information Security focals, we’re thrilled to share that our devoted team has worked tirelessly to not only meet but surpass the standards outlined by the SOC 2 framework. This certification serves as validation of our unwavering dedication to ensuring the security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy of your sensitive information. 

SOC 2 (Service Organization Control 2) is a framework developed by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) to tackle security and privacy issues associated with customer data processing. The SOC 2 Type I certification involves a stringent evaluation by independent auditors to assess our internal controls. This accomplishment underscores our commitment to maintaining a secure environment for handling sensitive information. 

Key Milestones in Our SOC 2 Compliance Journey 

  1. Comprehensive Audit Coverage: Our SOC 2 Type I audit encompassed all five trust principles, leaving no gaps in related controls. This underscores our commitment to not only meeting but surpassing industry standards in data security. 
  2. Stringent Policies and Safeguards: Achieving SOC 2 compliance necessitated the establishment and implementation of stringent policies and safeguards. These encompass securing data storage, ensuring secure data transmission, and upholding the confidentiality and privacy of your information. 
  3. Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Through rigorous risk assessments, we’ve identified potential threats and vulnerabilities. Proactive measures have been taken to mitigate these risks, guaranteeing a secure operational environment.

What this means for you as an Ancile client ?

Our attainment of the SOC 2 Type I certification ensures that Ancile strictly adheres to industry-leading security practices. Your trust is of utmost importance to us, and this certification serves as clear evidence of our dedication to protecting your data. 

  1. Data Security Assurance: Our SOC 2 Type I certification provides our clients and partners with the assurance that we’ve implemented robust security measures to safeguard their sensitive data. 
  2. Trust and Transparency: Transparency is paramount to us, and we want our stakeholders to trust in our dedication to information security. The SOC 2 certification underscores our commitment to upholding the highest standards of trust. 
  3. Commitment to Compliance: As we continue to expand, our dedication to compliance remains steadfast. SOC 2 Type I serves as a cornerstone for our future initiatives, showcasing our commitment to adhering to best practices in information security. 

What’s Next? 

As we commemorate the achievement of our SOC 2 Type I certification, we eagerly look ahead to the future. Ancile remains dedicated to enhancing our security measures to ensure the continuous protection of your information. 

While attaining SOC 2 Type I is a significant milestone, we’re not resting on our accomplishments. Our team is already diligently working towards obtaining SOC 2 Type II certification, which involves a more comprehensive assessment, showcasing our ongoing commitment to security. 

We express our heartfelt gratitude to our team for their hard work, our clients for their trust, and our auditors for their meticulous examination. Together, we’re forging a secure and resilient future for Ancile Startup. 

Thank you for being an invaluable part of the Ancile community. 

Darshith Karkera https://www.linkedin.com/in/darshithkarkera/
Information Security Specialist
Payal Patel
Information Security Specialist