Modern Data Standards: SAS 70

compliance on digital tabletIn this day and age every industry has different standards that they need to meet. However, there are some standardization systems that transcend industries. This is especially true in our industry of IT service and data storage. We often deal with many different companies in many different industries. We are responsible for data that ranges from company records, to customer profiles.

First and foremost, this means that our company has to have higher standards for security, but it also means that employers need to have a clear idea of the services we provide them. This is both for their peace of mind and reporting purposes. Furthermore, because we are responsible for storing company sensitive data, we need to be able to show auditors that we are upholding company controls and protocols for this sensitive data. This is both for our reporting purposes and again, the reporting purposes of our customers.

It is because of the modern demands on data storage that we have structured our company and employees to work under The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 70. This is a widely recognized auditing standard which benefits and protects both our customers and us. It benefits both of us by setting a high standard for organization, making business processes more secure and more efficient. It protects us because it is a clear standard that accountants and auditors are familiar with.

As our clients prepare financial records, they can be confident that auditors will be able to find any information they need from us quickly and efficiently. Our clients also know that we uphold the controls and other reporting principles that are demanded by their particular industry. IT Now is used to working under many different requirements and guidelines. Our IT professionals are able to quickly learn and adapt to new systems. This includes, if necessary, obtaining specific training and certification to make sure that your company is in regulatory compliance.

Among the many different guidelines we operate under, is the well known Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This legislation has many strict guidelines and protocols regarding the transfer and storage of data. Being in compliance with this system pushes our data storage and IT services among the best in our industry.

If you’re looking for IT services, no matter what industry you’re in, no matter what standards your business needs to adhere to: contact IT Now. We can guarantee that both your company and ours are always in compliance with whatever standards you require. We offer you the best in security for both our data storage and IT services. Let IT Now worry about your computer issues, so you can get back to what is most important to you.