FB pixel

Plurilock expands in India through CloudCodes assets acquisition

Authentication company also achieves SOC Type II compliance
Plurilock expands in India through CloudCodes assets acquisition

Plurilock has recently completed the acquisition of assets from Indian cloud access security broker CloudCodes Software, granting CloudCodes’ existing customers access to Plurilock’s continuous authentication and behavioral biometrics solution.  CloudCodes’ cloud access security broker (CASB) solution will be also offered as an early access product under the name Plurilock CLOUD.

Plurilock, in turn, will expand its market presence in the international cybersecurity space, and in India, via its Mumbai-based subsidiary, Plurilock Security Private Limited. The company will also add a technical product team and a new office in Pune through the deal.

“Businesses, especially small businesses, continue to face security risks with workforces that are working in a post-COVID, remote-centric world, and it has never been more important to secure cloud resources such as corporate email and file sharing,” said Plurilock CEO Ian L. Paterson.

“This acquisition aligns with our commitment to becoming the premier cybersecurity solutions provider in the market, acquiring critical technology to enhance organizations’ zero trust architecture,” he added.

After the completion of the $1.7 million transaction, CloudCodes’ assets will be transferred into the Plurilock family of companies.

Plurilock achieves SOC Type II compliance

In an eventful week for the company, Plurilock announced it has completed an SOC Type-II assessment.

The standards for the certifications are set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). To achieve SOC Type II, companies need to complete an exam focusing on confidentiality, security, availability, processing integrity, and customer data privacy.

Plurilock was awarded the certification after an assessment period conducted by security and compliance firm BARR Advisory between June and August 2021.

According to the company, SOC Type II compliance now validates Plurilock’s role as a reliable and trusted third-party vendor for enterprise organizations, providing assurance of its safe handling of biometrics and other sensitive data.

“It is paramount to maintain our clients’ trust and demonstrating our SOC Type II compliance with this report affirms that their data and key resources are secured without compromising business continuity,” Paterson explained.

The company has also recently announced it will now only work with third-party vendors that maintain SOC Type II compliance or equivalent controls. The firm added it will review its SOC Type II compliance process on a yearly basis.

Article Topics

 |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   | 

Latest Biometrics News


Florida tosses mDL program into the Gulf

Florida’s mobile driver’s license has been shut down, making the state a rare case in the world of a place…


Physical, digital spoof detection for ID documents upgraded by IDScan.net

IDScan.net is introducing new tools to detect more instances of tampering on identity documents. The new features to detect physical…


Social media giants face the wrath of new Australian government committee

Australia continues to harden its stance on social media. In a release from the office of Minister for Communications Michelle…


New Zealand trust framework looks to onboard digital ID providers

In an interview with Radio New Zealand (RNZ), Digital Identity New Zealand Executive Director Colin Wallis confirms that the country’s…


Google introduces passkeys for users at high risk of cyberattacks

Google users now have the option to use passkeys for account security in signing up for its Advanced Protection Program…


EU residency permits to exempt Brits from biometric checks at UK border

The UK government has confirmed its intention to implement the changes necessary to accommodate the European Union’s new digital Entry/Exit…


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Insight, Opinion

Digital ID In-Depth

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events