Wilmington, Delaware – February 16, 2022, CloudLIMS, a leading provider of laboratory informatics, today announced that it has successfully passed the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 audit conducted by an independent Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm. Compliance with SOC 2 Type 1 requirements demonstrates that CloudLIMS maintains a high level of information security to safeguard users’ data. Furthermore, it reinforces that CloudLIMS’ procedures, policies, systems, and operations meet the standards for security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy as defined by SOC 2.
With the growing digital transformation of laboratories across the globe, cloud-based SaaS tools and services are becoming increasingly prevalent. It is imperative to have strong security controls and compliance with the trust principles laid out by SOC2 to eliminate data security apprehensions and cement customer trust.
During the SOC 2 Type 1 audit, the auditors thoroughly evaluated CloudLIMS’ cybersecurity strength, including cloud hosting and IT infrastructure management, the ability to securely handle, store, and process user data, data encryption-decryption processes, risk and document management practices, data disposal protocols, and quality assurance mechanisms in software development. The company was able to demonstrate its ability to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and privacy of users’ data at all times through strong internal process controls, security mechanisms, and employee security awareness training.
"We are incredibly proud of our team's focused & diligent effort that helped us achieve SOC 2 Type 1 compliance," said Arun Apte, CEO at CloudLIMS. “Meeting the SOC 2 Type 1 standards further strengthens our continued commitment to protecting users’ data by implementing effective data security mechanisms, strong internal process controls, and stringent quality control processes. We are making further enhancements to our infrastructure and monitoring of servers," he continued.
CloudLIMS.com offers a zero upfront cost, in the cloud, SaaS LIMS. CloudLIMS offers strong data security, complimentary technical support, instrument integration, hosting, and data backups to help biorepositories, analytical, diagnostic testing and research laboratories, manage data, automate workflows, and follow regulatory compliance such as ISO/IEC 17025:2017, GxP, 21 CFR Part 11, CLIA, ISO 15189:2012, HIPAA, ISO 20387:2018, and ISBER Best Practices. CloudLIMS.com is an ISO 9001:2015 certified informatics company. For more information, please visit: www.cloudlims.com.
Mrinal Kanti Chatterjee