One Step GPS Achieves SOC 2 Compliance, Taking Customer Data Security to the Next Level

March 03 20:06 2023
Fleet Tracking Company has made data security a top priority for all of their customers, which will hopefully set the trend for other software companies in the industry.

One Step GPS, a leader in affordable GPS Fleet Tracking solutions, announced that it had completed its SOC 2 Type 1 audit. “SOC 2 compliance was essential to demonstrating—and ensuring—the integrity of our customer’s data,” says Adam Ben Jacob, Director of Sales, Support and Technology. “This certification helps to assure our customers that our consistent security protocols meet the agreed-upon standard of SOC 2. That, in turn, provides an added layer of confidence when transmitting and accessing data.”

The SOC 2 audit and certification determines that One Step GPS security controls meet the specific and rigorous requirements set forth by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA), ranging from organizational — such as security awareness training — to technical, which includes running vulnerability scans, encrypting data at rest, tracking the software development lifecycle, and more.

SOC 2 has more than 200 of these requirements, and certification makes it easier and clearer for customers and potential customers to see the high standards at a glance, and makes it obvious that a company is taking customer and data security seriously.

When a company is SOC 2 compliant, it guarantees that organizational practices are in place to safeguard the privacy and security of client information. Having the SOC 2 report attesting to an enterprise’s compliance means its users can rest assured that the data they’re handing over to be processed is protected—no small thing in today’s technologically-run world.

SOC 2 requires organizations to establish and follow rigid security policies and procedures. These regulations are classified into five “trust service categories” to protect customer data:

Security – Information and systems are secured to protect against unauthorized access or damage to the system that could impact a company’s objectives

Availability – Systems are accessible for operations

Processing integrity – System processing is “complete, valid, accurate, timely, and authorized”

Confidentiality – Any confidential information is protected.

Privacy – Any personal information collected, used, or managed is secured

A SOC 2 Type I audit utilizes independent, third-party auditors to examine various aspects of a software company, such as security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality or privacy. One Step GPS received a SOC 2 Type I audit on 14 December 2022, working with Johanson Group, LLP, risk advisory professionals, and Vanta, a trusted SOC 2 compliance management platform.

Today, SOC 2 is an increasingly popular security framework.  It entails a 500-question security survey, demonstrates a commitment to corporate governance, provides assurance to customers and partners that systems are secure, and satisfies organizational and regulatory oversight requirements. It provides customers with added peace of mind, knowing their data is continuously handled ethically and responsibly. 

Says Adam Ben Jacob, “We have always been proud of our obsession with software security. With SOC 2 certification, we have taken the next natural step to demonstrate our commitment and join the many organizations who proudly wear the SOC 2 badge.”

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About One Step GPS

One Step GPS provides GPS fleet tracking solutions to over 15,000 companies including 5% of Fortune 100. With easy-to-use software, it makes it easy to effectively manage company fleets’ KPIs, monitor and improve unsafe driving behavior, reduce employee labor costs, save on insurance and vehicle repair costs – all for a low monthly cost and with no contracts.  With SOC 2 certification, customers are assured One Step GPS has done its due diligence, and their data is safe, secure and without compromise.

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