NAC, Inc. Demonstrates Commitment to Security through SOC 2® Type II Certification
Duncansville, PA August 31, 2017 – NAC, Inc., an international leader in direct mail marketing and fulfillment solutions, today announced its successful completion of the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2® Type II engagement with the receipt of its Independent Auditor’s Report attesting to the company’s internal controls surrounding data security.
Based upon the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Trust Services Principles and Criteria, the SOC 2® Type II audit is recognized as the authoritative standard by which an organization’s controls can be evaluated for both design and operational effectiveness. The process involved a comprehensive and rigorous examination of NAC’s practices, policies, procedures and tests of the controls related to each of the five trust principles: Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, and Privacy, culminating in the formal report prepared by the independent auditing firm I.S. Partners, LLC.
“Integrating the SOC 2® Type II audit into the NAC compliance program marks a significant point in the evolution of our programs and underscores our commitment to not only protecting the information entrusted to us by our clients, but to doing so in a manner that allows assurance and transparency into our processes,” said Nick Robinson, CEO.
As a provider offering fully integrated services that touch all aspects of the direct marketing value chain, NAC’s clients span a broad range of industries each with unique requirements, making the SOC 2® Type II audit a valuable tool for objectively benchmarking NAC practices. The independently validated reporting offers a high level of assurance that practices are not only implemented, but maintained, a critical factor for each client’s compliance with their regulatory and internal requirements. By ensuring that services are certified under comprehensive and trusted standards such as this, clients are assuring their data, as well as their corporate image, are reliably protected.
“Information security and service integrity have always been paramount to delivering on our client’s expectations,” said President Rob Herman. “Providing high quality data processing and lettershop services is the minimum expectation. To truly deliver exceptional service and value to our clients, especially those in highly regulated industries like financial services and healthcare, we must go beyond merely implementing sound practices for protecting a clients’ data. We must demonstrate the integrity of client processes through continual oversight and independent testing. The SOC 2 Type II Audit is one of the ways NAC is pushing the envelope. This allows us to continually evolve our processes to meet our client’s needs in this dynamic business environment.”
The SOC 2® Type II audit serves as the foundation of NAC’s information security and assurance strategies, with annual audits performed each year to ensure continued effective operations of the control and compliance. Building upon this foundation, NAC is already engaged in complementing these efforts with the addition of other industry-recognized certifications, such as HiTrust CSF certification expected in Quarter 1 of 2018.
About IS Partners, LLC – IS Partners, LLC is a Certified Public Accounting firm registered with the AICPA and PCAOB, and is a recognized authority for SOC 1 (SSAE 18) and Service Organization Controls (SOC), PCI, HITRUST and related attestation services. The firm serves clients in all major service industries throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India, Pakistan and Caribbean Islands. The firm’s SOC audit teams are comprised of experts in the areas of accounting, information technology, internal controls, and business process auditing. IS Partners, LLC has office locations in the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware and Arizona.
About NAC, Inc. – NAC Inc. is the nation’s largest vertically integrated direct mail & fulfillment company. With regionalized production locations, NAC markets a diverse portfolio of direct mail services, including Envelope Production, Forms & Commercial Printing, Data Processing, Imaging, Bindery, Lettershop, Mailing & Commingling. With all of our services completed in-house, each campaign is completed efficiently and tailored to client specifications. NAC offers unparalleled production capacity and geographic coverage with facilities in Pennsylvania, Texas, and Mexico.