February 26, 2020
Independent Audit Verifies Castra Managed Services’ Internal Controls and Processes
Durham, NC – February 2020 – Castra Managed Services, an information security managed service provider, today announced that it has completed its SOC 2 Type II audit. This attestation provides evidence that Castra Managed Services has a strong commitment to deliver high quality services to its clients by demonstrating they have the necessary internal controls and processes in place.
SOC 2 engagements are based on the AICPA’s Trust Services Criteria. SOC 2 audit reports focus on a service organization’s non-financial reporting controls as they relate to security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy of a system. KirkpatrickPrice’s audit report verifies the suitability of the design of Castra Managed Services’ controls to meet the standards for these criteria.
"As a transparent Managed Security Service Provider - Castra is proud to uphold the highest level of internal controls. Over 2,000 organizations all over the world lean on Castra and expect nothing but the best. Our SOC2 accreditation is a testament to how much we care about upholding our commitment to providing the highest level of service and transparency."
“The SOC 2 audit is based on the Trust Services Criteria. Castra Managed Services has selected the security and availability categories for the basis of their audit,” said Joseph Kirkpatrick, President of KirkpatrickPrice. “Castra Managed Services delivers trust-based services to their clients, and by communicating the results of this audit, their clients can be assured of their reliance on Castra Managed Services’ controls.”
About Castra Managed Services
Founded in 2012 by Tony Simone and Grant Leonard, Castra has successfully deployed SIEM/SOAR and a variety of Information Security products and services in over 2,000 organizations globally. We work with Fortune 50 organizations as well as SMB’s and everything in between. We have worked with thousands of Healthcare, Financial, Retail, Technology, and Government organizations on a variety of projects that range from tailored consulting, to 24x7 Managed Services.
KirkpatrickPrice is a licensed CPA firm, PCI QSA, and a HITRUST CSF Assessor, registered with the PCAOB, providing assurance services to over 1,000 clients in more than 48 states, Canada, Asia, and Europe. The firm has more than a decade of experience in information security and compliance assurance by performing assessments, audits, and tests that strengthen information security and internal controls. KirkpatrickPrice most commonly provides advice on SOC 1, SOC 2, PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITRUST CSF, GDPR, ISO 27001, FISMA, and CFPB frameworks.