SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2013) - EdgeWave, a leader in data security solutions to enterprise and service provider markets, announced today that the company has completed its SSAE 16 Type II certification, achieving a rare 100 percent pass rate across 156 different inspections. The SSAE (Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements) 16, which replaces SAS 70, is an internationally recognized third-party assurance audit designed for service organizations and establishes data protection, privacy, confidentiality and reporting standards.
"The successful completion of this external audit is evidence that the integrity of our operating procedures and the quality of our technology is world class," said Ian Thompson VP, Technical Operations at EdgeWave. "The confidentiality of our customers' data is of the greatest importance to EdgeWave, as is maintaining the trust and confidence of the markets we serve."
The audit, conducted by independent service auditor Squar Milner Inc., determined that EdgeWave's technology, business processes, physical security, and infrastructure controls meet or surpass SSAE 16 standards. This certification is of particular importance to EdgeWave's financial services and healthcare customers, who demand secure and repeatable processes in order to meet specific industry and compliance requirements.
A pioneer in internet security, EdgeWave has provided email and web security technology for more than 15 years. Every day, thousands of enterprise customers and service providers trust EdgeWave to manage and secure their users and data from emerging internet and mobile threats. With SSAE 16 Type II, these same customers are assured that their data is thoroughly protected and secured by EdgeWave.
For more information about EdgeWave and the company's data security solutions, please visit www.edgewave.com.
About EdgeWave, Inc.™ EdgeWave is the leader in cloud-based security solutions, with the goal of making tomorrow's technologically connected world a safer and more efficient place. For more than 15 years EdgeWave has developed cutting-edge, award-winning technologies that enable enterprises to safely embrace the internet in a financially optimal way. With solutions such as EdgeWave ePrism Email Security, EdgeWave iPrism Web Security, EdgeWave Advanced Web Gateway, EdgeWave Social and EdgeWave Mobile Security, thousands of organizations and millions of end-users are free to safely communicate through the internet via web, email, social media and mobile devices.
Headquartered in sunny San Diego, EdgeWave's employees are passionate about shaping the future of cloud-based security.
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