Independent audit included the Trust Principles of Security and Availability over DTI’s operational processes for its clients
ATLANTA – November 20, 2012 – DTI, the nation’s largest private independent provider of e-discovery services, facilities management, and knowledge process outsourcing, announced today that it has received the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)’s Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) security report for its newly-opened eDiscovery data center in Atlanta. The SOC 2 audit, performed by Grant Thornton LLP, demonstrates that DTI has met criteria for controls as a service organization for its data center security, redundancy, and disaster recovery.
In early October, DTI announced that it opened a new data center that included a $3M investment in technology to respond to and prepare for increased client demand for discovery services.
“We are pleased that our SOC 2 report shows that DTI has the security and availability controls in place to ensure our clients’ data is highly secure and protected,” stated John Davenport, Jr., President and CEO of DTI. “We believe that our commitment to industry-leading security and privacy practices is of paramount importance to our clients.”
DTI provides AMLAW 100 firms and Fortune 500 corporations with a full range of electronic data discovery services, including data collection, processing, and hosted review.
DTI is the nation’s largest independent provider of e-discovery, managed document review, facilities management, and knowledge process outsourcing. DTI serves the nation’s leading law firms and Fortune 500 corporations through its 27 highly secure service centers located in major cities across the United States. For more information, visit www.DTIglobal.com.
About SOC 2
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has developed the SOC 2 report based on the trust services principles, criteria, and illustrations for security, availability, privacy, confidentially, and processing integrity for service organizations. The SOC 2 report includes the AICPA’s predefined criteria for industry best practices regarding policies, procedures, and processes related to security, availability, and confidentiality in reference to demonstrating a strong system of internal controls. It is a report by an independent accounting and auditing firm on management’s description of a service organization’s system and the suitability of the design and operating effectiveness of controls. For more information regarding SOC 2, please visit www.aicpa.org.
About Grant Thornton, LLP
Grant Thornton, LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd. Grant Thornton International Ltd. and its member firms are not a worldwide partnership, as each member firm is a separate and distinct legal entity. In the U.S., please visit Grant Thornton, LLP at www.GrantThornton.com.
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