Railz is officially SOC II Type 2 compliant

Nina Barango joins Railz as Demand Generation Marketing Manager
February 9, 2023
Railz is officially SOC II Type 2 compliant

Recently, Railz announced that it had achieved SOC II Type 2 compliance. This is an important milestone for the company and represents a significant security and data protection upgrade for customers and partners.

What is SOC II Type 2?

SOC II Type 2, or Service Organization Control 2, is an internationally recognized security certification that ensures a company's operational processes, procedures and systems meet strong security standards. It is a widely-adopted protocol that is often seen as the gold standard of security certification. In order to achieve certification, companies must demonstrate adherence to strict security protocols and complete an extensive audit of their services.

The audit process for SOC II Type 2 certification is rigorous and comprehensive. It requires companies to provide detailed documentation of their security policies and procedures, as well as evidence of their implementation. Companies must also demonstrate that they have the necessary controls in place to protect customer data and ensure the security of their systems. Once the audit is complete, companies receive a report that outlines any areas of non-compliance and provides recommendations for improvement.

How Railz Achieved Compliance

As part of its commitment to customer safety, Railz worked hard to ensure that its processes and procedures met international security standards. This involved a rigorous internal review process, followed by a comprehensive external audit. During this process, Railz reviewed its existing processes, procedures, and systems to ensure they meet SOC II Type 2 requirements. It then implemented a range of additional measures to strengthen security even further.

These measures included the implementation of a secure authentication system, the use of encryption for data transmission, and the adoption of a strict access control policy. Railz also invested in the latest security technologies, such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems, to protect its customers' data. Finally, Railz conducted regular security audits to ensure that its systems remain compliant with the latest security standards.

Impact of SOC II Type 2 Compliance on Security and Data Protection

Achieving SOC II Type 2 compliance has had a significant impact on Railz's security and data protection measures. 

  • It demonstrates our commitment to security and privacy. 
  • It enables us to provide customers with the assurance that their data is safe and secure. 
  • It ensures our services are available, confidential, and private.

In addition, SOC II Type 2 compliance has enabled Railz to ensure that its systems are regularly monitored and tested for vulnerabilities. This has enabled Railz to identify and address any potential security risks before they become a problem. Furthermore, it has enabled Railz to ensure that its data is stored securely and that access to it is restricted to authorized personnel only.

What This Means for Customers and Partners

Railz is committed to providing the highest level of security and privacy for its customers and partners. The SOC II Type 2 compliance certification is a testament to this commitment, and customers can rest assured that their data is safe and secure with Railz.

For our customers and partners, SOC II Type 2 compliance provides a range of benefits. 

  • It guarantees that security protocols are in place to protect information and data. This ensures that customers' data remains safe and secure from cyber threats. 
  • Railz can guarantee the availability, confidentiality, and privacy of its services. 
  • It provides customers and partners with peace of mind that their data is being stored securely.

In addition, SOC II Type 2 compliance also helps to ensure that Railz is compliant with industry regulations and standards. This helps to ensure that customers and partners can trust that Railz is adhering to the highest standards of security and privacy. This also helps to demonstrate that Railz is committed to providing the best possible service to its customers and partners. Our security and compliance principles guide how we deliver our products and services, enabling our financial institution and financial technology (fintech) companies to simply and securely access our products and provide digital services to their end users. By achieving SOC II Type 2 compliance, Railz has demonstrated its commitment to customer safety and data protection. This means that customers and partners can feel confident that their data is secure and protected from cyber threats. Additionally, they can feel assured that their data is kept confidential and private. This provides peace of mind and reassurance for customers.

Looking Ahead: Future Plans for Railz Security

Whilst achieving SOC II Type 2 compliance is an important milestone for Railz, it is just the start of our journey to becoming a leader in security and data protection. Moving forward, Railz plans to continue strengthening its security protocols through ongoing investment in technology and expertise. Additionally, it plans to continue expanding its operations globally in order to meet the needs of an ever-growing customer base.

To ensure that its security protocols remain up-to-date, Railz will be regularly auditing its systems and processes to identify any potential vulnerabilities. It will also be investing in the latest security technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, to help detect and prevent any malicious activity. Finally, Railz will be working with industry experts to ensure that its security protocols are in line with the latest industry standards.

If you have any questions about our security compliance or would like to request access to the audit report, please reach out to our team. We are so excited about our SOC II (Type 2) compliance certification and look forward to being your trusted resource so you can build the future of finance with our API-first product, knowing security and compliance are a top priority for our organization.

Nina Barango joins Railz as Demand Generation Marketing Manager
Demand Generation Marketing Manager

Nina Barango is an experienced demand generation manager with a proven track record in the fintech industry. Having worked with startups and SMEs, she brings a unique perspective and understanding of how to drive results and growth effectively. A valuable asset to any team, she is dedicated to helping her company succeed.