Sherpa°, the leading global provider of travel requirements and intelligence for the travel industry, has secured industry-standard information security accreditation with the completion of the System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type 2 audit.
The SOC 2 audit is one of the highest recognized standards of information security compliance inthe world. It was developed by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) to allow a third-partyauditor to validate a service company’s internal controls with respect to information security.
Sherpa° obtained its audited SOC 2 Type 2 Report in partnership with Secureframe and Insight Assurance. Both partners helped sherpa° prepare and review internal controls including policies, procedures, and infrastructural remodeling of information and data security, access control and management, business continuity and disaster recovery, incident response, and other security-critical areas of the business.
“Thanks to a company-wide effort, we’re very proud to have successfully achieved SOC 2 compliance and received an Auditor’s Report”, commented Max Tremaine, sherpa° co-founder and CEO. “This report demonstrates that our policies, procedures, and infrastructure meet or exceed the SOC 2 criteria. Information security is one of the highest priorities for our airline and travel industry partners, and we believe our relationships with our partners must be built on trust. The successful completion of our SOC 2 Type 2 Report is one of many ways that we have planned to earn and retain the trust of our valued partners.”
Sherpa° announced in February that it had secured SOC 2 Type 1 accreditation and that it was then proceeding to complete its Type 2 audit.
Founded in 2015 by Max Tremaine and Ivan Sharko, sherpa° is the leading global provider of travel requirements and documentation for the travel industry. Sherpa’s vision is to provide every traveller with the information they need and the documentation they require to move confidently and securely across borders. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, sherpa° partners with the world’s leading travel providers in over 50 countries and is trusted by brands such as American Airlines, Air Canada, British Airways, Expedia, TripActions, Turkish Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Air France–KLM and Flight Centre. Sherpa° is backed by True Ventures, Narrative Fund, Relay Ventures, Globalive Capital, N49P, TSVC, Golden Ventures, Plug and Play Ventures, Stuart MacDonald and LP Maurice. To learn more, visit https://www.joinsherpa.com/