Effortless Office completed its examination in conformity with Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements.

Channel Partners

September 18, 2015

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Effortless Office Platform Now SSAE16 Compliant

PRESS RELEASE — CLOUD PARTNERS — Cloud-tech firm Effortless Office (Booth 819) recently completed its examination in conformity with Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16, Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization.

Completion of the SSAE 16, SOC 1 type II examination indicates that selected Effortless Office processes, procedures and controls have been formally evaluated and tested by an independent accounting and auditing firm. The examination included the company’s controls related to:

  • Client setup and maintenance

  • Physical security

  • Computer operations availability

  • Information security

  • Application development maintenance and documentation

  • Data communication

  • Transaction processing and transaction reporting

This is the latest compliance accreditation for Effortless Office, which has also successfully completed the latest HIPAA Security Assessment in line with HIPAA and HITECH. Officials explained that SSAE 16 is designated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an acceptable method for a user entity’s management to obtain assurance about service organization internal controls, without conducting additional assessments.

Effortless Office CFO and Compliance Officer, Danielle Thomason, joined the Effortless team after leading the finance and compliance division of the first highly-regulated online gaming company. In her time working with the gaming industry, Thomason became passionate about operating effectiveness and auditing measures to demonstrate transparency.

“Holding our standards as high as required by the COSO framework and state governments will be an Effortless priority. I want it like Fort Knox around here. These types of independent audits are what it takes to successfully demonstrate Effortless Office’s commitment to ensuring transparency, integrity and ethical values. Our control environment, risk assessment, and communication will be at the forefront of accounting, auditing and data privacy best practices” said Thomason.

Completion of the SSAE 16 Type II examination is consistent with Effortless Office’s ongoing commitment to maintain the very highest standards of accountability, security, and fiduciary responsibility, within the technology sector today.

About Effortless Office

Effortless Office is an innovative Cloud Service Provider, which migrates entire business infrastructures into the cloud. Effortless customers are businesses around the world that increase efficiency and save money by utilizing the solutions tailored to their business needs. Effortless brings customers into the cloud with a customized flight plan. They start with an IT audit; then, a private cloud is built using ClearSky Environment Technology. When the cloud has been tested and approved, Effortless migrates clients’ desktops, servers, applications and the entire business network into the Effortless Cloud. Clients and their staff access this, via high-level encryption, from almost any Internet-enabled device. Effortless’ pay-as-you-go model provides a virtual desktop solution, which includes the advanced security – Effortless Defense, which goes vastly beyond normal firewall, spam, and virus detection capabilities and makes use of sandbox-based behavior analysis detection techniques, and behavioral engine with machine learning. Plus, they include back-up and disaster recovery services (full redundancy and offsite servers), USA-based tech support, 99.99% SLA, and much more. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, with additional offices and representation around the United States.

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