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Amanda RindtAug 14, 2023 11:31:32 AM2 min read

Datalink Networks to Undergo a Type 2 Soc 2 Audit with A-LIGN Assurance Firm

Santa Clarita, CA. August 3, 2023 -   

Datalink Networks, a leading National IT Managed and Consulting Services provider, has entered into a definitive agreement for a Type 2 SOC 2 audit in partnership with A-LIGN Assurance Firm, a globally recognized leader in cybersecurity and compliance services.

The audit represents a milestone in Datalink's continuous dedication to upholding the highest levels of data security and trust for its valued clients. Datalink caters to clients in the healthcare, manufacturing, and public sector domains. Through this audit, DLN will position itself as a cloud-based managed service provider, capable of safeguarding sensitive information data for service organizations.

This work will start immediately and will cover a review and audit of Datalink's internal systems, policies, procedures, and controls related to the Trust Services principles as required by Type 2 SOC 2 standards. These principles include the following: security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy.

The SOC 2 audit, a widely recognized industry benchmark for service organizations, evaluates the effectiveness of an organization's internal controls. By undergoing the Type 2 audit, Datalink Networks demonstrates its dedication to meeting the stringent requirements set forth by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and enhancing its clients' confidence in its services.

"Datalink Networks is a nationwide Managed Services Provider that has been helping clients and businesses from all verticals meet their technology needs. We take pride in leading an internal security program and delivering exceptional Managed Security Services to our customers. A SOC 2 audit verifies that Datalink Networks is compliant with requirements relevant to the Trust Service principles. It means that Datalink Networks, which holds, stores, or processes confidential client data, adheres to industry security standards." (Aman Sahota, Director of Engineering)

At the conclusion of our work, A-LIGN will conduct a rigorous audit, followed by a Type 2 SOC 2 Report. This report attests to both the design and the operating effectiveness of security controls over time, reinforces our commitment to meeting security standards for IT service companies.

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About Datalink Networks

Datalink Networks is a national managed service and IT solutions provider serving organizations of all industries and sizes across the United States. Founded in 1988 in Santa Clarita, CA, Datalink Networks has been helping organizations implement IT services for over 30 years. Datalink Networks excels in providing expert solutions in cybersecurity and cloud services, empowering businesses to safeguard their digital assets and optimize their operations securely in the cloud. Dedicated to providing customers with excellent customer service, expertise, and leadership, Datalink Networks is your one-stop-shop for all things IT.

About A-LIGN Assurance Firm

A-LIGN is a renowned cybersecurity and compliance firm offering a comprehensive suite of services, including SOC examinations, ISO certifications, and penetration testing. Their team of experts helps organizations across various industries strengthen their security posture and demonstrates their commitment to data protection and regulatory compliance.



Amanda Rindt

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