June 22, 2021
Today, Abound announced that the company has undergone a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2℠ examination resulting in a CPA’s report stating that management of Abound maintained effective controls over the security, availability, and confidentiality of its Independent Benefits API system. The engagement was performed by BARR Advisory, P.A.
A SOC 2℠ report is designed to meet the needs of existing or potential customers who need assurance about the effectiveness of controls at a service organization that are relevant to the security, availability, or processing integrity of the system used by the service organization to process customers’ information, or the confidentiality or privacy of that information.
"This certification gives our clients the confidence they require when utilizing with our tax and benefit products and trusting us with their data."
"We are pleased that our SOC 2℠ report has shown that we have the appropriate controls in place to mitigate risks related to security, availability, and confidentiality," said Alex Cram, CTO. "This certification gives our clients the confidence they require when utilizing with our tax and benefit products and trusting us with their data."
The following principles and related criteria have been developed by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) for use by practitioners in the performance of trust services engagements:
A SOC 2℠ report is an internal control report on the services provided by a service organization to its customers and provides valuable information that existing and potential customers of the service organization need to assess and address the risks associated with an outsourced service.
Current and prospective customers interested in a copy of our SOC 2℠ report may contact email@example.com.