February 11, 2019 - Kenneth Odem
Wowrack Completes 7th Consecutive SOC 1 Type II Audit
Seattle, WA – Wowrack, a cloud service provider, today announced that it has completed its SOC 1 Type II audit. This attestation verifies that Wowrack has the proper internal controls and processes in place to deliver high-quality services to its clients.
KirkpatrickPrice, a licensed CPA firm, performed the audit and appropriate testing of Wowrack’s controls that may affect its clients’ financial statements. SOC 1 Type II is a reporting on the controls at a service organization, established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). This report is in compliance with the SSAE 18 auditing standards and focuses on the controls of a service organization that are relevant to an audit of a user entity’s financial statements. The standard demonstrates that an organization has adequate controls and processes in place over a period of time. The SOC 1 Type II audit report includes Wowrack’s description of controls as well as the detailed testing of its controls.
“The reliability and security of our facility is of the utmost importance to us,” said Erward Osckar, Managing Partner at Wowrack. “This is now our 7th consecutive year undergoing the rigorous SOC 1 audit. We have a responsibility to our customers to continue providing best in class service, and the auditing process attests to the efforts we make in the backend to ensure the highest level of service.”
“Many of Wowrack’s clients rely on them to protect consumer information,” said Joseph Kirkpatrick, President of KirkpatrickPrice. “As a result, Wowrack has implemented best practice controls demanded by their customers to address information security and compliance risks. Our third-party opinion validates these controls and the tests we perform provide assurance regarding the managed solutions provided by Wowrack.”
Founded in 2001, Wow Technologies, Inc. (dba Wowrack) is a cloud service provider; offering various Hosting services including Private Cloud Hosting, Hybrid cloud infrastructure, Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions, Dedicated Server Solutions, Colocation and more. Our competency includes being able to design, provision, implement, manage and monitor compliant and high traffic web applications that require scalability, fast performing, and secure infrastructure.
KirkpatrickPrice is a licensed CPA firm, PCI QSA, and a HITRUST CSF Assessor, registered with the PCAOB, providing assurance services to over 800 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.