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

By October 6, 2015NEWS, Security

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. ( 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)