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Net Friends Receives SOC 2 Type II Attestation

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Durham, NC – January 2020 – Net Friends, a North-Carolina based IT service and solutions provider, today announced that it has completed its voluntary SOC 2 Type II audit. This attestation provides evidence that Net Friends has a strong commitment to deliver high quality services to its clients by demonstrating they have the necessary internal controls and processes in place.

“The SOC 2 Type II audit was a deep dive into our processes and internal controls,” said John Snyder, President of Net Friends. “This voluntary audit allowed us to confirm we have the appropriate policies, standards, and procedures in place and prove it to an independent auditor. We are so pleased that the audit uncovered no issues and shows we have taken the steps necessary to protect our clients.” Audit findings are available for client review on request.

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 and operating effectiveness of Net Friends’ controls to meet the standards for these criteria.

“The SOC 2 audit is based on the Trust Services Criteria. Net Friends has selected the security and availability categories for the basis of their audit,” said Joseph Kirkpatrick, President of KirkpatrickPrice. “Net Friends delivers trust-based services to their clients, and by communicating the results of this audit, their clients can be assured of their reliance on Net Friends’ controls.”

About Net Friends
Net Friends provides comprehensive managed IT services, IT security and strategy, and IT staffing to clients in North Carolina and across the US. We are technology partners, delivering fast, flexible, & effective tech expertise and solutions that have fueled our clients’ success for over 20 years. We believe in people, and we love to see our customers and community thrive. Learn more at www.netfriends.com or follow us on LinkedIn.

About KirkpatrickPrice
KirkpatrickPrice is a licensed CPA firm, PCI QSA, and a HITRUST CSF Assessor, registered with the PCAOB, providing assurance services to over 900 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. For more information, visit www.kirkpatrickprice.com, follow KirkpatrickPrice on Twitter (@KPAudit), or connect with KirkpatrickPrice on LinkedIn.

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