SendThisFile Data Center Meets SSAE 16 Standards for Data Security

08-Jun-2012 | News-Press Release

Wichita, KS (prsafe ) June 4, 2012 - SendThisFile® today is announcing that all SendThisFile customer data is stored and transferred utilizing SSAE 16 certified data centers. Customers of SendThisFile can send large files knowing that their data is handled with the utmost care and security, in accordance with rigorous international auditing standards.

The Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) number 16 is a new auditing standard set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) that augments existing Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) number 70 type II standards used for reporting on service organizational controls. The new SSAE 16 standard replaces SAS70 type II and is designed to mirror and comply with International Standards for Assurance Engagements (ISAE) number 3402, allowing SendThisFile to meet new international service organization reporting standards.

SSAE 16 certification allows SendThisFile to provide an internationally recognized and comprehensive level of security and controls to protect important customer information such as financial statements, legal documents and records, payroll, and medical information. "From our very beginning, SendThisFile has set out to protect our customers' data and information using the highest standards available," said John Stephens, SendThisFile's VP of Operations .

The fact that SSAE 16 is designed to meet international ISAE 3402 standards, allows SendThisFile to service the international community according to their standards and practices. "Many of our customers send large files not only in the United States, but across the globe. SendThisFile's SSAE 16 certification gives our international customers the confidence that we are dedicated to serving their needs according to the highest standards," said Mike Freeman, SendThisFile CFO and co-founder.

SendThisFile data centers successfully completed SSAE 16 certification on July 14, 2011.

About SendThisFile:

Since 2003 SendThisFile, Inc. has been an industry leader in providing managed file transfers to its clients. Its service provides an uncomplicated and secure way for computer users to send large files that are too big for typical email servers. With over 1.5 million users served and more than 60 million files transferred and customers in over 160 countries, SendThisFile is a proven and reliable partner for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and individual users.

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