Charlotte, North Carolina {February 9, 2019} – Wincourse Technologies, a provider of Cloud Services, Managed Services, Professional Services, and a Certified Citrix Value Added Reseller (VAR), focused on the Small & Medium Business (SMB) market, today announced that it has been professionally audited and certified as being in compliance with both – System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2® Type II as well as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) – for their Managed IT and Cloud Services System. 

Wincourse Technologies retained international business advisory firm Skoda Minotti for its SOC 2® and HIPAA audit work.  Wincourse selected Skoda Minotti after an intensive search based on their reputation as a leading risk advisory and compliance firm.

Ben Osbrach, CISSP, CISA, QSA, CICP, CCSFP, partner-in-charge of Skoda Minotti’s risk advisory group says, “We were excited to work with Wincourse from the very start. They are an intriguing organization delivering high quality services and their business adds to our growing SOC and HIPAA reporting practice.” 

Skoda Minotti’s testing of Wincourse’s controls included examination of their policies and procedures regarding network connectivity, firewall configurations, systems development life cycle, computer operations, logical access, data transmission, backup and disaster recovery, and other critical operational areas of their business.  Upon completion of the audit, Wincourse received a Service Auditor’s Report demonstrating that their policies, procedures, and infrastructure meet or exceed the stringent SOC 2® and HIPAA Compliance criteria and that there is an ongoing commitment to create and maintain a secure operating environment for their clients’ confidential data. 

“The successful completion of our SOC 2® Type II examination audit and our HIPAA Compliance assessment provides Wincourse’s clients with the assurance that the controls and safeguards we employ to protect and secure their data are in line with industry standards and best practices,” said Mike Vagnone, managing partner.

About – Wincourse Technologies

Wincourse Technologies, founded in 2005, is a provider of Cloud Services, Managed Services, Professional Services, and is a Certified Citrix Value Added Reseller (VAR) focused on the Small & Medium Business (SMB) market.  Wincourse services are delivered in a manner that is intended to be compliant with federal regulatory standards and requirements as mandated by various regulatory agencies and federal, state, and local law.  Wincourse hosts and provides remote access to their clients’ applications and data.   Wincourse will also assist clients with building their own in-house technology in their private data centers using applications and data supplied by the clients.   Wincourse owns and maintains sophisticated IT hardware, software and application systems that help them provide these services to their SMB client base.

About – Skoda Minotti

Skoda Minotti is a Certified Public Accounting Firm based in Cleveland, OH offering a variety of tax, finance, and business advisory services in virtually every area of business. The Risk Advisory practice specializes in SOC Reporting, PCI DSS Compliance, FISMA, NIST, and other regulatory information security assessments. Staff in Skoda Minotti’s Risk Advisory hold several industry certifications including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISSA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), and GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT). For more information about Skoda Minotti’s Risk Advisory Services, please visit risk.skodaminotti.com.

To view certificates, click the link: Wincourse Technologies – SOC2 Type 2 Certificate – 2018 Wincourse Technologies – HIPAA Compliance Certificate – 2018