WILMINGTON, Del., April 20, 2020 – Planbox, a pioneer in cloud-based AI-powered agile innovation management solutions, today announced that it has met the Security and Availability standards set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) by successfully completing a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type 2 examination for a second consecutive year.

Designed for service providers storing customer data in the cloud, SOC 2 are a series of standards developed to help measure how well a given service organization conducts and secures its information. Planbox’s compliance with SOC 2 Type 2 indicates that it has the best-in-class safeguards and procedures in place to ensure the security, availability and confidentiality of all customer data.

The audit conducted by an independent auditor and a nationally recognized AICPA firm, covered areas of security, availability and confidentiality for the Cloud-based Agile Innovation Management System business process services, the platform environment, and the directly related supporting Information for Planbox’s North American and UK facilities and cloud systems.

“Planbox’s SOC 2 Type 2 attestation assures our clients that our security policies, measures and procedures adhere to a very strict set of compliance standards, effectively putting their minds at ease knowing that their information is protected in the safest and most secure environment,” said Menno Groen, DevOps Lead at Planbox.   

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About Planbox: 

Planbox’s AI-powered cloud-based Agile Innovation Management Suite is a modular platform for full lifecycle Innovation Portfolio Management, Emerging Tech Empowerment and Ecosystem Enablement. The AI engine mines your data for insights while your community collaborates to discover, develop and capitalize on the best strategically aligned ideas within your ecosystem of employees, customers, partners, academia and startups. Planbox accelerates business outcomes by pursuing breakthrough innovations, creating a sustainable continuous improvement program, building a framework for corporate venturing and actioning on consumer insights. Planbox is the comprehensive innovation management platform trusted by some of the world’s most recognized brands, including Blue Cross, Cargill, Caterpillar, Dow Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Honeywell, John Deere, Novartis, Ontario Power Generation, Sun Life Financial, Whirlpool and Verizon, with millions of internal and external users.