Independent Audit Again Verifies Kessler Topaz’s Internal Controls and Processes
Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP has completed its annual SOC 1 Type II and SOC 2 Type II audit, performed by KirkpatrickPrice. This attestation provides continued evidence of KTMC’s strong commitment to security and to delivering high-quality services to its clients by confirming that the necessary internal controls and processes in place with the Firm’s SecuritiesTracker platform.
A SOC 1 audit and SOC 2 audit provides an independent, third-party validation that a service organization’s information security practices meet industry standards stipulated by the AICPA and SSAE 18. During the SOC 1 audit, a service organization’s controls that are relevant to ICFR are tested. During the SOC 2 audit, a service organization’s non-financial reporting controls as they relate to security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy of a system are tested. The SOC 1 and SOC 2 reports delivered by KirkpatrickPrice verifies the suitability of the design and operating effectiveness of KTMC’s controls to meet the standards for these criteria.
“Many of Kessler Topaz’s clients rely on them to protect their information,” said Joseph Kirkpatrick, President of KirkpatrickPrice. “As a result, Kessler Topaz has implemented best practice controls demanded by their clients to address information security and compliance risks. Our third-party opinion validates these controls and the tests we perform provide assurance to Kessler Topaz’s clients.”