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KNJ Successfully Completes SOC 2 Examination of its Data Hosting Environment and Services

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Electronic discovery company passes rigorous third-party CPA audit, meeting criteria to provide enhanced security controls for client data security and availability

Santa Monica, CA – October 6, 2015 – KNJ, Inc. (KNJ), an eDiscovery consulting and professional services boutique today announced that the company has successfully completed the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 examination. The examination consisted of a CPA audit that evaluated KNJ’s controls relevant to security, availability, and confidentiality of its data hosting environment and services. Recognized as one the most stringent audit programs for service providers, KNJ is one the few litigation support companies of its size to receive this accreditation.

Conducted by Brightline, a leading provider of attestation and compliance services, the audit was performed in accordance with the following American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ applicable Trust Services Principles and Criteria:

  • Security: The system is protected against unauthorized access (both physical and logical).
  • Availability: The system is available for operation and use as committed or agreed.
  • Confidentiality: Information designated as confidential is protected as committed or agreed.

The successful results of the examination demonstrate KNJ’s commitment to its clients to provide the highest standards of operational excellence, security levels, system design and integrity, and application and data controls.

“We owe most of our growth and success to our clients and their ever evolving requirements that keep KNJ ‘diving deeper’ to remain competitive with larger players in the industry” said KNJ Founder Kirk Carter. “Successfully completing the SOC 2 examination proves KNJ is deeply committed to the security and confidentiality of our clients’ sensitive data, and providing the level of assurance a larger company can offer with the care and attention only our boutique firm can render.”

About KNJ, Inc.

KNJ, Inc. (www.knj360.com) is a full-service eDiscovery consulting firm that develops innovative strategies for electronic discovery matters. The company’s strategic approach is grounded in its expertise with top-tier technologies that provide a flexible implementation to suit individual matters. KNJ’s accomplished team of project managers and litigation technology professionals provides invaluable eDiscovery consulting services to corporations, law firms, and government entities. (View or download brochure)

KNJ Selects CenturyLink Technology Solutions for Data Center Colocation Services

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Los Angeles-area eDiscovery consultancy expands IT capacity to support complex data-processing and forensic services

Santa Monica, CA – January 30, 2014 – KNJ Inc., a full-service electronic discovery consulting firm, today announced it will expand capacity to support large-scale software and forensic technology projects by adding a colocation presence in one of CenturyLink’s California data centers.

CenturyLink Technology Solutions, ranked by Frost & Sullivan as the No. 2 retail colocation provider, will provide advanced security, redundancy and low-latency connectivity to power KNJ’s legal technology and consulting services.

“Due to the nature of our business and clientele, we handle very sensitive and confidential information,” said KNJ Founder Kirk Carter. “By adding capacity through one of the country’s top data center providers, we can address our clients’ ever-growing storage and IT security needs securely and sustainably.”

CenturyLink Technology Solutions operates more than 50 state-of-the-art data centers worldwide, with more than 2.5 million square feet of gross raised floor space throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

“Our global data centers offer the foundational security, scale and stability organizations demand when working to ensure a solid client experience in the most efficient manner possible,” said Drew Leonard, vice president, colocation product management, CenturyLink Technology Solutions. “We look forward to working with KNJ as they use our colocation services to expand capacity securely and reliably for meeting the e-discovery needs of their clients.”

About CenturyLink Technology Solutions
CenturyLink Technology Solutions delivers innovative managed services for global businesses on virtual, dedicated and colocation platforms. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com/technology.

About CenturyLink
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com.

About KNJ, Inc.
KNJ, Inc. (www.knj360.com) is a full-service eDiscovery consulting firm that develops innovative strategies for electronic discovery related services. The company’s strategic approach is grounded in its expertise with top-tier technologies, as well as in the customized implementation of these to suit individual matters. KNJ’s accomplished team of project managers and litigation technology professionals provide expert eDiscovery consulting services to corporations, law firms and government clients.