Independent Audit Verifies UtilityAPI’s Internal Controls and Processes
Oakland, CA – UtilityAPI, a software company that provides secure, standardized, authorized access to utility data, today announced that it has completed its SOC 2 Type II audit, performed by KirkpatrickPrice. This attestation provides evidence that UtilityAPI has a strong commitment to security and to delivering high-quality services to its clients by demonstrating that they have the necessary internal controls and processes in place to protect private data.
A SOC 2 audit provides an independent, third-party validation that an organization’s information security practices meet industry standards stipulated by the AICPA. During the audit, an organization’s non-financial reporting controls as they relate to security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy of a system are tested. The SOC 2 report delivered by KirkpatrickPrice verifies the suitability of the design and operating effectiveness of UtilityAPI’s controls to meet the standards for these criteria.
“Every day, UtilityAPI’s customers trust us with their private data. Undergoing a SOC 2 audit is one way we can show them their trust in us is both warranted and appreciated,” said Daniel Roesler, UtilityAPI’s founder and Chief Technology Officer.
“The SOC 2 audit is based on the Trust Services Criteria,” said Joseph Kirkpatrick, President of KirkpatrickPrice. “UtilityAPI delivers trust-based services to their clients, and by communicating the results of this audit, their clients can be assured of their reliance on UtilityAPI’s controls.”
UtilityAPI provides the fast, easy, secure energy data that everyone in the new energy economy needs. Our customers — utilities, clean energy companies, and other technology providers — use us every day to exchange energy usage data. Customers rely on UtilityAPI data for building benchmarking, ESG reporting, feasibility analyses, quote generation, asset management, and measurement and verification. UtilityAPI is building the data network for a cleaner, more resilient energy sector. UtilityAPI.com.
KirkpatrickPrice is a licensed CPA firm, PCI QSA, and a HITRUST CSF Assessor, registered with the PCAOB, providing assurance services to over a thousand clients in North America, South America, Asia, Europe, and Australia. The firm has more than a decade of experience in information security by performing assessments, audits, and tests that strengthen information security practices and internal controls. KirkpatrickPrice most commonly performs assessments on SOC 1, SOC 2, PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITRUST CSF, GDPR, ISO 27001, FISMA, and FERPA frameworks, as well as advanced-level penetration testing. For more information, visit www.kirkpatrickprice.com.