Backgrounds Online's SOC 2 Audit

Our SOC 2 audit confirms we adhere to a high standard of data security and confidentiality controls.

About SOC 2

A Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2 report provides a detailed comparison of a service organization’s controls against standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The audit includes the criteria established by the now retired SAS 70 and covers additional topics such as the risks associated with cloud computing.

Our SOC 2 Audit

To obtain a SOC 2 report, an organization must undergo an in-depth audit performed by a third-party CPA. Our audit was conducted by A-LIGN, a nationwide security and compliance solutions provider. The audit included the suitability of relevant controls we have in-place and the operating effectiveness of these controls as evidenced over a 6-month period. We received an unmodified audit opinion, which means our report contained no exceptions.

Trust Services Principles of Security and Confidentiality

Backgrounds Online maintains strict levels of security to protect our data and our customers at all times. Our SOC audit confirmed that we meet the stringent criteria established for the Trust Services Principles of Security and Confidentiality.

Security: The system is protected against unauthorized access.
Confidentiality: Information designated as confidential is protected as committed or agreed.

Our Commitment to Security

Backgrounds Online's controls were designed to ardently protect the personal and sensitive data we utilize throughout the background screening process. We voluntarily undergo a type 2 SOC 2 audit each year to demonstrate our deep commitment to maintain strong security controls and to accurately assess the effectiveness of these controls.