The Greater Illinois Title Company Group of Companies, including GIT Florida Title Services, completed its Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) examination under AT Section 101 and its AT 101 ALTA Best Practices Certification. The examination and certification were conducted by A-LIGN, a licensed CPA firm, accredited ISO 27001 certification body and ALTA Elite Provider. The companies passed both the examination and certification with no exceptions.
Completion of the SOC 2 Type I examination and ALTA Best Practices Certification indicates that GIT Florida Title Services has implemented processes, procedures and controls that have been formally evaluated and tested by an independent accounting and auditing firm according to AICPA Standards. The examination included the company’s controls related to the trust services principles and based on the criteria of security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy.
A SOC 2 examination is widely recognized, because it represents that a service organization has been through an evaluation of their control activities and not only includes the service organization’s system description, but also includes detailed testing of the design of the company’s controls.
A SOC 2 Report and AT 101 ALTA Best Practices Certification are exhaustive examinations and certifications of the company’s compliance and controls. It provides comfort to our lender clients and consumers that proper security policies and procedures are in place, have been tested and that GIT and its subsidiaries are SOC 2 compliant. This certification and proof that GFT has taken its systems, procedures, and control levels above and beyond what the industry has designated in its Best Practices. This examination and certification places the GIT Group of Companies in an elite status in the industry. This SOC 2 Certification of GFT’s processes and controls place the company in the Top 1% of title agencies in the country.
As a buyer, seller or lender, you are assured that GFT will conduct your closing with security, integrity and proof of Compliance.