DART leads the way in Managed Services Process and Compliance
DART, an IT managed service provider, announced that it completed a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2® Type I Audit examination for their Managed IT Service System.
SOC 2® engagements are conducted within the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) AT-C 205, Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization framework.
Organizations are audited based on the trust service principles outlined in the AICPA Guide, Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization Relevant to Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, or Privacy. The SOC 2® Type I report was completed by an independent auditing firm and provided an understanding of the service organization’s suitability of the design of its internal controls. A service organization may select any or all of the trust service principles applicable to its business. DART chose to report on security, availability, and confidentiality. The successful completion of this voluntary engagement DART’s ongoing commitment to create and maintain a secure operating environment for its clients’ confidential data.
Skoda Minotti, the independent auditing firm tested DART’s controls, included an examination of their policies and procedures regarding network connectivity, firewall configurations, systems development life cycle, computer operations, logical access, data transmission, backup and disaster recovery, and other critical operational areas of their business. Upon completion of the audit, DART received a Service Auditor’s Report with an opinion demonstrating that their policies, procedures, and infrastructure meet or exceed the stringent SOC 2® criteria.
“The successful completion of our SOC 2® Type I examination audit provides DART’s clients with the assurance that the controls and safeguards we employ to protect and secure their data are in line with industry standards and best practices,” said Tom Raad, CEO.
DART believes that information is one of the most valuable business assets to an organization, and partnership with DART provides the necessary protection to an organization’s information assets to mitigate risks associated with the use and processing of information collected during business operations.
DART (www.DARTmsp.com) is a network management, Cloud, and systems technology integrator providing end-to-end solutions that ensure business integrity for small, medium, and enterprise-level clients. From design through deployment, DART is an advocate for our clients to align their business and IT objectives strategically. We architect, implement, and manage IT solutions spanning computing infrastructure, enterprise management, VoIP, security, and cloud solutions. The company is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.