Sandy Alexander Security Controls Conform to SSAE 16, SOC 1 Standards as Verified by CPA Audit
CLIFTON, N.J.—June 5, 2014—Sandy Alexander, a leader in integrated multi-channel communications solutions headquartered in Clifton, New Jersey, announced it has successfully completed an independent CPA audit of the IT security controls surrounding its systems and data–SSAE 16, SOC 1. Addressing security and privacy safeguards for customers, SOC 1 standards require physical security and environmental controls over systems and data; confidentiality of data; disaster recovery including backup and recovery of data; network, database, application access and security; network and systems monitoring; manual processing controls; and application change management. SOC 1 standard compliance is crucial to companies in any security conscious industry, including finance, automotive, healthcare, retail, hospitality and travel.
“Our clients entrust us with receiving, processing and transmitting their customer-related data which drives the success of their businesses,” Sandy Alexander President and CEO Michael Graff stated. “We place a great deal of importance on keeping our customer data secure, as well as the integrity and ethical values of all company personnel. Our company has a proactive philosophy and a ‘hands-on’ operating style that emphasizes the responsibility and ownership of work by individuals.”
The company plans to make the SOC 1 audit report available to any clients or potential clients that wish to review the specific controls tested, including the results of testing by the audit firm. Sandy Alexander will maintain its vigilance regarding operating excellence through continuous improvement of its quality management procedures. The company has already begun the audit process for SOC 2 and HIPAA, and expects to be compliant by September 2015.
About Sandy Alexander
Sandy Alexander is the largest independently owned, high-end commercial graphics communications company in the nation, serving the needs of Fortune 500 companies and many other enterprises from coast to coast. Sandy Alexander’s broad array of services range from digital solutions, to sheetfed and webs with in-line finishing/personalization, wide- and grand-format and printing for retail visual merchandising. Because of Sandy Alexander’s broad range of resources, Sandy Alexander can provide the most impactful and efficient printing for any campaign regardless of substrate, size or quantity. Sandy Alexander is also a leader in protecting the environment with 100 percent wind energy, SGP certification and tri-certification for chain-of-custody sustainability paper.
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