CGS Achieves SOC 2 Certification

Demonstrates Continued Commitment to Customer Data Protection

New York, NY – February 7, 2018 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, today announced that it has successfully completed the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type I certification for its hosting, managed services, enterprise learning, call center and BPO systems. The examination by an independent auditing firm provides details on the SOC 2 security standards.

“Achieving SOC 2 Type I certification illustrates that we are a trusted provider to our global customers, fully committed to security, performance and service delivery,” said John Samuel, SVP, global CIO, CGS. “We are well-aware of the critical nature of securing our customers’ data and this report verifies that our systems are securely managed and we’re protecting our valued clients’ privacy.”  

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) SOC 2 reports on controls at service organizations relevant to security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality or privacy. The SOC 2 Type I report is intended to meet the needs of a broad range of users that need detailed information and assurance about the controls at a service organization relevant to security, availability, and processing integrity of the systems the service organization uses to process users’ data and the confidentiality and privacy of the information processed by these systems.

CGS offers its customers innovative, scalable and flexible outsourcing solutions, helping them build fundamental relationships with multi-channel call center services including traditional business process outsourcing, technical support, customer care, outbound telesales and channel enablement and back office support, including finance and accounting. Its technology outsourcing team helps clients solve business challenges such as supporting mobile workforces, proactively maintaining technology and reducing risk of downtime by providing the technology backbone that allows businesses to have the flexibility and agility they need to compete and grow.  

CGS's Enterprise Learning Group serves as a trusted partner to many of the world’s most dynamic companies, delivering innovative, custom learning solutions that are essential to scaling their people, processes and performance. CGS’s custom professional development solutions range from interactive game-based eLearning to transformational technology rollouts. Each solution is designed to keep clients’ employee-related business fundamentals strong in today’s ever-changing corporate environment.


About CGS

For nearly 35 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services. CGS is wholly focused on creating comprehensive solutions that meet clients' complex, multi-dimensional needs and support clients' most fundamental business activities. Headquartered in New York City, CGS has offices across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter at @CGSinc and @LearningCGS and on Facebook.

Media Contact:

Susan Sweeney, CGS