Fortris achieves SOC 2 certification
Digital asset treasury operations platform Fortris has achieved System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type 1 certification, following an in-depth assessment by external auditors.
Independent audit firm SW Spain found that Fortris is operating to the best practice criteria set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
SOC 2 Type 1 is an assessment of service providers to establish that they are securely processing and managing client data. It is one of the most widely recognized regulatory compliance assessments.
Fortris CEO, Shane Lourensse, said: “Achieving SOC 2 Type 1 reflects our commitment to our customers and the systems we have put in place to protect their data. ‘Security first’ is one of our core values, and one that we apply to all areas of our operations.”
Auditors have found that Fortris is on track to qualify for SOC 2 Type 2 certification, which is an assessment of how the established and recognized internal processes perform over time.
Based in Málaga, Fortris is a world leader in digital asset treasury operations for institutions and enterprise business.
Founded in 2017 by a team of payment and security veterans, Fortris gives companies the tools to hold digital assets and use them in business operations such as cross-border payments and payroll.
Fortris is a member of AEFI (the Spanish Association of FinTech and InsurTech). The company has been recognized as one of Europe’s fastest-growing companies in a special report by London's Financial Times and has been repeatedly certified one of Spain's best places to work.
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