About Us

What We Do

We help companies navigate the rough terrain of information security compliance. Whether you're a startup or have thousands of employees, compliance affects you. Our products include SSAE 16, SOC 2, HIPAA, PCI, ISO 27001, and Safe Harbor compliance. We make compliance easy by providing tools and helping customers develop a compliance strategy and roadmap.

Our Vision

We found that companies large and small are confused about how to approach information security compliance. Many seek help from audit firms, but realize that advisory and audit services don't mix. In practice, it's difficult for firms to be truly objective and meet the needs of your business. We're not a cookie-cutter audit firm. We're the opposite of that. We only offer advisory services helping you focus on getting the most value out of compliance.

We believe information security compliance must be ingrained in your company culture to be successful. We have developed a set of tools to take the pain out of compliance. We believe you should have confidence in your compliance program and ultimately leverage it to bring in new business.

Our Values

From the beginning, Practical Assurance has operated by its core values. We established these to guide our company and culture. Our values are the backbone of every decision.

  • Integrity - We gain trust by having strong ethics, doing what we say, and giving honest assessments. We take responsibility for our actions.
  • Customer Value Creation - We enable our customers to perform efficiently and effectively by creating long-term relationships and delivering high quality products.
  • Respect - We value every individual opinion and contribution. Our environment is open and encourages questions.
  • Great Place to Work - We strive to be a great place to work. Happy employees are more productive and deliver intangible value. Find open positions on our careers page

"We recognized that companies of all sizes were struggling to find the right approach to information security compliance. Our focus is to make compliance easy."

Ben Thomas, Founder & CEO