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N2N Services successfully completes SOC 2 audit

N2N Services successfully completes SOC 2 audit

N2N Services, Inc., a provider of secure and holistic cloud integration, today is pleased to announce the successful completion of a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2® Type I Audit examination for N2N’s Illuminate Integration Platform. N2N Services, Inc. retained international business advisory firm Marcum LLP for its SOC 2® audit work. N2N Services, Inc. selected Marcum LLP after an intensive search based on Marcum LLP’s reputation as a leading risk advisory and compliance firm.

Ben Osbrach, CISSP, CISA, QSA, CICP, CCSFP, National Risk Advisory Leader of Marcum’s risk advisory group says, “We were excited to work with N2N Services, Inc. from the very start. They are an intriguing organization delivering high-quality services and their business adds to our growing SOC reporting practice.”

SOC 2® engagements are performed in accordance with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) AT-C 205, Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization and 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 is performed by an independent auditing firm and is intended to provide 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 their business and N2N Services, Inc. chose to report on the control environment, communications and information, risk assessment, monitoring activities, control activities, logical and physical access controls, system operation, change management and risk mitigation. The successful completion of this voluntary engagement illustrates N2N Services, Inc.’s ongoing commitment to create and maintain a secure operating environment for its clients’ confidential data.

Marcum’s testing of N2N Services, Inc.’s controls included an examination of the firm’s 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, N2N Services, Inc. received a Service Auditor’s Report with an unqualified opinion demonstrating that their policies, procedures, and infrastructure meet or exceed the stringent SOC 2® criteria.

“At N2N, we take security and best practices very seriously, as we are focused on student data interchange. The successful completion of our SOC 2® Type I examination audit provides N2N Services, Inc.’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. SOC2 attestation is one of the critical parts of N2N’s focus on best practices and commitment to data security,” said Joel Dunn, CTO and CISO.

About – N2N Services, Inc.
N2N Services, Inc enables secure and holistic cloud integration so that organizations of all sizes can seamlessly connect cloud applications with their enterprise applications and data stores. Headquartered in Duluth, GA, N2N Services, Inc’s flagship product, Illuminate is an iPaaS enabling turnkey SaaS-to-SaaS and SaaS-to-on premise application and data integration. Illuminate’s intuitive approach enables customers to create, manage, secure, and monetize APIs, and build bridges between two APIs without any need for programming and additional infrastructure.

N2N Services, Inc believes that secure and turnkey application and data integration, powered by APIs is critical to the success of any enterprise competing in today’s digital economy. Enterprises, irrespective of their size and business models, need APIs for integration with the cloud, mobile, and social applications, wearable devices, and partner and customer portals. Modern, digital enterprises are now leveraging APIs to support real-time process automation, workflows, artificial intelligence, and business intelligence and analytics.

Even though APIs are critical for achieving success in today’s digital economy, many enterprises have struggled with the creation, management, and security of APIs. In this context, enterprises frequently spend millions of dollars on middleware, architecture teams, and disparate technologies without realizing any significant success. Small and Medium-sized businesses have more IT spending and resource constraints and often struggle to meet the unrelenting need for integration for composing digital business processes and a seamless transition to cloud services.

N2N Services, Inc is committed to enabling enterprises of all sizes to participate, benefit from, and compete in today’s digital economy enabled by APIs. N2N Services, Inc’s iPaaS, Illuminate enables enterprises to achieve success with migration to cloud services and fosters the implementation of cloud and API-first strategies. For more information, visit N2N’s website.

About – Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as select international locations.

Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting, and assurance services; advisory, valuation, and litigation support; managed accounting services; and an extensive portfolio of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly registered companies, as well as nonprofit and social sector entities, high net worth individuals, private equity funds, and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.

Marcum offers an extensive range of professional services and a high degree of specialization. The Risk Advisory practice specializes in SOC Reporting, PCI DSS Compliance, HIPAA Compliance and HITRUST validation, FISMA, NIST, ISO 27001, and other regulatory information security assessments. Staffs in Marcum’s Risk Advisory hold several industry certifications including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), and GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT). For more information about Marcum’s Risk Advisory Services, please visit their website here.


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