NEW YORK, NY, May 20, 2015– Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and enterprise communications services, announced today that an independent service auditor has issued an unqualified Service Organization Control (“SOC”) 2 Type 2 report applicable to the company’s Alerting Service, Incident Management Service and other related complementary services.
The rigid SOC 2 attestation confirms Send Word Now’s ongoing compliance with objectives for a wide variety of non-financial business reporting controls, with a focus on security.
“We are very pleased that the auditors have issued a clean SOC 2 opinion,” said Andrew S. Baker, Director of Information Security for Send Word Now. “This attestation gives our customers strong, independently verified assurances that Send Word Now holds its business processes surrounding security and resilience to the highest of standards.”
SOC 2 is the professional service organisation standard put forth by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”). The SOC 2 report focuses specifically on a business’s non-financial reporting controls.
About Send Word Now
Headquartered in New York City, Send Word Now is the leading worldwide provider of critical communications solutions. The company’s easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification, enterprise collaboration and mobile applications are used by businesses, government agencies, universities and non-profit organisations worldwide to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication when it is needed the most.
Among its many accolades, Send Word Now was named a “Leader” in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass Notification Services. It recently received the BCI Continuity & Resilience Innovation 2015 Award, the DRI Notification System of the Year Award and the Small Business Achievement Award from the Department of Homeland Security for its work with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).