BEND, Ore., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Moonlight Business Process Outsourcing, a print-to-mail service system, today announced that it has completed its semi-annual SOC 1 (Service Organization Control) Type II audit. This certification attestation verifies that Moonlight BPO has the proper internal controls and processes in place to deliver high quality services to its clients.
KirkpatrickPrice, a licensed CPA firm, performed the audit and appropriate testing of Moonlight BPO's controls that may affect its clients' financial statements. In accordance with SSAE 16 (Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements), the SOC 1 Type II audit report includes Moonlight BPO's description of controls as well as the detailed testing of its controls over a minimum six-month period. Moonlight BPO completed its SOC 1 audit on February 29, 2012.
"Our certifications are what make us stand out from other companies that offer the same services," said Brenda Grigsby, President of Moonlight BPO. "Certifications are what show our customers that we are serious about protecting their data and that of their customers. We take pride in our certifications."
"Many of Moonlight BPO's clients rely on their systems to process or store sensitive data," said Joseph Kirkpatrick, Managing Partner with KirkpatrickPrice. "As a result, Moonlight BPO has implemented best practice controls demanded by their customers to address Information Security risks. Our third-party opinion validates these controls and the tests we perform provide assurance regarding the managed solutions provided by Moonlight BPO."SOC 1 Type II is a reporting on the controls at a service organization that was established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). This report is in compliance with the SSAE 16 auditing standards which focus on the controls of a service organization that are relevant to an audit of a user entity's financial statements. The standard demonstrates that an organization has adequate controls and processes in place. Federal regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley, Gramm-Leach-Bliley and the Health Insurance Profitability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) require corporations to audit the internal controls of their suppliers, including those that provide technology services.