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Net Access’ compliant colocation services adhere to SSAE (statements on standards attestation engagement) type II audits as well as payment card industry data security standards (PCI DSS). As a colocation provider with clients across all industries, Net Access understands the importance of clients having to meet their own compliance standards regarding SOX, HIPAA, PCI, GLBA. We undergo compliance audits to ensure that the proper safety measures are taken in association with privacy, information security and controls. This benefits our clients, because it guarantees that data is handled securely and removes the need for expensive third party auditors.

Our compliant colocation facilities are SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II audited and PCI DSS compliant. Our compliance with SSAE Audits, PCI DSS Standards help us maintain certified data centers for businesses seeking colocation, cloud or dedicated services.

Why Net Access undergoes these audits

As a data center infrastructure provider, privacy, information security, controls, and best practices take an important role in our organization. For that reason, Net Access maintains Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16) Type II audits (formerly SAS 70 Type II) and has achieved the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance. This means that independent third party auditors have assessed our data center facilities to determine how closely the policies and procedures are being followed and that the necessary controls are in place. In addition, Net Access also self-certifies compliance with the US – EU Safe Harbor Framework related to privacy protection.


Single Point In Time Audit
A SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type I audit is a written opinion by an independent auditor stating whether or not a service organization is accurate in the description of its processes and controls and whether or not those stated controls are efficient in meeting their objectives on a given date.Time Based Auditing
SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II audits combine elements of a Type I audit with the results of extensive testing over a defined period of time (at least 6 months) to determine how effectively the processes and controls are achieved
  PCI DSS Standards
The PCI DSS is a comprehensive set of standards that require merchants and service providers that store, process, or transmit customer payment card data to adhere to strict information security controls and processes. The standard includes twelve requirements that include the following information security topics:

  • Security management
  • Policies and procedures
  • Network architecture
  • User access management
  • Network and systems monitoring
  • Software development


We self-certify compliance with:Safe Harbor Net Access is committed to privacy protection, and self-certifies that we comply with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor framework.The U.S.-EU Safe Harbor framework was established to bridge the differences in approach to privacy protection by the U.S. and EU and provide a streamlined means for U.S. organizations to comply with the directive.


How this benefits our clients

We see our compliance as much more than a check in a checkbox for our customers. Whether your organization has its own regulatory or compliance requirements or not, it can ensure that it is hosting its infrastructure in a data center facility that has stringent security policies in place that are audited annually by independent third party auditors. Another benefit of utilizing a SSAE 16 data center or PCI compliant hosting center is that this can eliminate the need for costly and time consuming audits to be done by third parties on behalf of our clients. We also follow the privacy guidelines set forth by the U.S. – EU Safe Harbor framework.

Compliant Solutions

Our colocation and data center services are SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II audited and PCI DSS compliant. Click here to view additional info on our SSAE 16 data centers or PCI compliant hosting center solutions.


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