SOCi Earns ISO 27001 Certification, Solidifies Platform Security to Protect Customer Information


Originally published to PRWeb on Oct. 20, 2022. 


SAN DIEGOOct. 20, 2022— SOCi Inc., the marketing platform for multi-location brands, has announced the company has completed and passed the required audits to become ISO 27001 certified. As one of the most rigorous and well-respected information security certifications in the world, the ISO 27001 certification confirms SOCi meets high standards for information security and security management. 


“This certification gives our multi-location brand and enterprise customers even more peace of mind regarding the security of sensitive company information and the mass amount of data that is stored within our marketing platform,” said Alo Sarv, Chief Technology Officer of SOCi. “Through earning this certification, we are proud to meet the security and compliance requirements our customers have come to expect from SOCi.” 


To achieve this certification, SOCi implemented a broad array of security processes and controls and demonstrated the effectiveness of these controls to multiple independent third-party auditors. These included 113 specific controls covering 14 categories of information security, as well as seven clauses governing the processes by which SOCi maintains a management system to address risks and ensure that information security is included in operational processes.


The specific domains that were included in SOCi’s ISO 27001 certification include:

  • Information security policies
  • Organization of information security
  • Human resource security
  • Asset management
  • Access control
  • Cryptography
  • Physical and environmental security
  • Communications security
  • System acquisition, development, and maintenance
  • Supplier relationship security
  • Information security incident management
  • Information security aspects of business continuity management
  • Compliance

This certification is in addition to the equally rigorous SOC 2 Type II information security certification that SOCi has achieved annually since 2020. For more information, SOCi’s ISO 27001 certification can be found here.