Federal Direct earns top security rating for client data; Rigorous exam confirms strong data safeguards in place

PR Newswire Federal Direct

CLIFTON, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Direct, a diversified provider of direct marketing services bringing value to clients worldwide, has successfully completed a rigorous 3rd-party examination that ensures industry-leading data security safeguards are in place.

After completing the comprehensive data security examination, Federal Direct has met the strict requirements of the Service Organization Control (SOC 2) Type 1 process.
"Maintaining absolute security of all client data is an unconditional requirement of doing business. Meeting the rigorous demands of the SOC 2 exam is evidence of our dedication to superior levels of client service and our ongoing commitment to industry-leading operational standards," said Angela Stubbs, President of Federal Direct (www.feddirect.com).

The rigorous examination and final attestation were executed by 360 Advanced, Inc. (www.360advanced.com), a national, multi-service, licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) firm that specializes in integrated compliance solutions for service providers related to internal controls, security, confidentiality, privacy, processing integrity, availability and other elements critical to information surety.

Completing the SOC 2 formal compliance examination enhances a service provider's reputation for security, reliability and professionalism, and can give it a competitive advantage in an era in which data breaches are becoming more frequent and costly.

About Federal Direct

Since opening in 1926, Federal Direct has evolved from a financial market printing company in Brooklyn, NY, to a diversified provider of direct marketing services offering a broad range of capabilities in fulfillment, print, and mailing services. With modern, conveniently located facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania, Federal Direct provides cutting-edge production and data management solutions, focusing on delivering the hands-on project management needed to make even the most demanding projects run smoothly and dependably. Federal Direct has earned a reputation for being customer-centric, providing exceptional client support that leverages our diverse corporate experience. This philosophy has earned the rewarding long-standing partnerships the firm enjoys with its customers today.