At IST Discover-E, we recognize that by selecting partners that place a similar premium on data integrity, our clients can help ensure that a breach will not happen on their watch. IST Discover-E take this responsibility very seriously and is a SOC2 Type 2 organization dedicated to adhering to stringent administrative, physical and technical safeguard standards all working in synchrony to give our clients peace of mind as their data leaves their offices.
Separation of Information
Prohibited Removal Media
Employee Background Checks
Files are encrypted in transit (SSL-128) and at rest (AES-256) on FIPS-140-2 Certified media.
VPN and active directory controls use two-factor VPN authentication to prohibit removable media from access storage.
All employees undergo extensive background checks including financial, criminal, drug ID and figure printing.
Information and access is kept separated across hardware, engineers and support staff.
Single point of entry, coded key cards, biometric fingerprint and iris scanners, on-site security force and surveillance cameras.
N+1 state-of-the-art, fully redundant data center.
User and group based ethical walls security for access rights and permissions to documents.
Adhere to the highest security principals and disciplines, validated by our annual PEN test and SOC 2 Type 2 Audit.
IST has partnered with QTS Data Centers the world leader in providing secure and compliant IT infrastructures for data-centric enterprises and federal agencies. All information is stored on IST hosted servers located at Quality Tech’s state-of-the-art fully redundant co-location data center that guarantees 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week accessibility, as well as, disaster recovery in the event of an unforeseen catastrophic event.
IST Discover-E uses only the latest in digital encryption to protect your assets at all times. Documents are safeguarded using SSL-128 encryption while in transit and AES-256 encryption while at rest. In addition, all your files are stored on FIPS-140-2 Certified media in accordance with the cryptographic information processing standards of the National Institute of Standards and Technology for U.S. government and other regulated industries.
IST Discover-E has partnered with the AICPA to perform annual SOC 2 Type 2 audit testing on all of our systems and processes to assure that we are always adhering to best practices to safeguard your digital assets. In addition, IST performs 3rd party penetration tests on our system, confirming our digital security is meeting all safety standards.
Digital Encryption and Security Compliance
eDiscovery & Litigation Support Services