Aktion Associates, Inc., Demonstrates SOC 1 Type 2 Data Security Standards Compliance

February 12, 2020

Maumee, OH, Feb. 12, 2020 –  Aktion Associates, Inc., a national software reseller and IT infrastructure provider focused on the Construction, Distribution and Manufacturing industries, today announced it has successfully completed an independent SOC 1 Type 2 compliance audit. The completion of this audit provides evidence that Aktion Associates has a commitment to deliver high quality data hosting services to its customers by demonstrating it has the necessary system, controls and processes in place. A-LIGN, a cybersecurity and compliance firm, conducted the audit.aicpa soc seal

The *SOC 1 Type 2 audit is a recognized compliance and controls standard established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and is used by service providers in the technology industry to ensure specific standards for hosting customer data are met.  The audit included a review of Aktion’s IT infrastructure services system and assessed physical security; information security; environmental security; data communications; computer operations – availability/backup; and control environment.

“Customers rely on Aktion to provide a secure, reliable platform to host and manage their data,” said Aktion President Paul Bachran. “This audit verifies we have the infrastructure and processes in place. It validates the trust our customers have in us and demonstrates our commitment to ensure data is protected,” he added.

To meet the audit requirements, Aktion provided a thorough description of its technologies, service systems infrastructure, processes and controls in place to ensure it achieves its objectives of data confidentiality, integrity, security and availability.

*SOC 1 is a detailed report of controls placed into operation for services relevant to financial reporting. Type 2 references reports that span a specific review period of time.

About Aktion Associates

Aktion Associates Inc., is a national software reseller and IT system integrator focused on the Construction, Distribution and Manufacturing industries. Aktion provides IT infrastructure and industry-specific, next-generation solutions through our partnerships with leading industry software providers. Company-owned data centers provide secure Cloud/Hosting, Disaster Recovery and Back-up Services, and the Network Operations Center (NOC) monitors/supports Managed Services clients in real-time. Visit www.aktion.com.


Libby Beemer

Aktion Associates