IT News Online – Southeast Asian Cybersecurity Company Horangi Among First In Asia To Achieve SOC 2 Type II Certification, Reaffirms Commitment To SaaS Security Standards And Providing Secure Management data for cloud-driven organizations
SINGAPORE, December 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Horangi, a Singapore-based cybersecurity company that provides optimized security solutions for cloud-based organizations in Southeast Asia, today announced it has achieved compliance and SOC 2 Type II certification, making it one of the first cybersecurity companies in Asia to do so. This is a testament to Horangi’s continued commitment to advancing the maturity of its security program and reaffirms its continued commitment to meet trusted services criteria for information and data security.
Developed by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the SOC 2 compliance framework is internationally recognized as the gold standard for security compliance for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) businesses. It requires companies to establish and follow strict information security policies and procedures encompassing the security, availability and confidentiality of customer data. Horangi has invested efforts to identify the gaps and introduce fundamental changes in the company to strengthen the necessary security controls.
Certification involves a technical audit process that validates internal control policies and practices, ensuring that the organization is operating in accordance with SOC 2 standards. Organizations will be required to demonstrate the effectiveness of their corporate security control environment. information for an extended period of the order of 3 to 12 months. Coalfire, who conducted the audit over a 4-month review period for security and privacy criteria, concluded that Horangi had met the essential criteria regarding secure data management for its cloud security products and services. .
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Paul Hadjy, CEO and Co-Founder of Horangi, said: âAchieving SOC 2 Type II certification demonstrates Horangi’s commitment to upholding the highest security and privacy standards at a time when data breaches and misuse are common. We have developed more than twenty policies and implemented new procedures and tools, improving our security monitoring and management capabilities in accordance with the strict SOC 2 certification prerequisites. It has been an intense but successful effort. ‘A year for the Horangi team, and we remain committed to improving our services in alignment with the changing demands of the industry. “
Horangi leveraged its flagship cloud security platform, Warden, to manage configurations, identity and access management (IAM), and potential vulnerabilities for the deployment of these new policies and procedures. This has been streamlined by using JumpCloud for onboarding, decommissioning, access management, and monitoring.
âBest practices are built into our day-to-day operations, across all teams, from technical team to human operations, enabling us to achieve optimal security outcomes for the organizations we serve. Constant innovation in alignment with best practices has been a key facet of our growth strategy, and will continue to be the engine of our success as a leader in cloud security in Asia, âadded Hadjy.
Horangi Warden currently includes APAC-focused compliance automation that supports standards such as MAS TRM, BNM-RMiT, OJK, and APRA. Support for upcoming standards such as the PDPA in Thailand will be built in on a regular basis. Horangi also obtained the Amazon Web Services (AWS) security competency and public sector competency earlier in 2021, which positions it well to maintain its leadership position in the market and amplify the effectiveness of its solutions in an economy. in the midst of digitization.
Horangi is a leading cybersecurity company founded by former engineers at Palantir Technologies and headquartered in Singapore. Horangi’s best Warden cloud security platform protects organizations in the public cloud, complemented by an elite team of cybersecurity experts providing CREST-accredited offensive and strategic cybersecurity services to customers worldwide. For more information, visit https://www.horangi.com/.
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