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Security Information 

Risk & Compliance Overview

Information Security

Sigma Squared encrypts and protects sensitive information across the transformation and analysis process.

  • Data in Transit- TLS encryption for all data exchanged. 

  • Data at Rest – AES 256-bit encryption

  • Network Security – Intrusion detection systems and alerts to monitor for real-time threats, including the use of GuardDuty

Access Management & Authentication

Sigma Squared’s platform provides full control of access to all hosted information

  • Account Authentication: Cognito is used to securely authenticate local accounts as well as single-sign on support using external identity providers.

  • Password Policies: Required strength factors (minimum characters, required numbers and special characters, common passwords rejected), salted and hashed password storage, and password resets

  • Granular Access Control and Review: Role-based access, visibility and user access rights. Regular access review and analysis

  • Audit and Access Logging: Detailed tracking and audit logging of all activities related to the application environment and administrative activity.

Software Development Practices

Security processes and have been fully integrated into the Sigma Squared software development processes. Developers receive training that focuses on OWASP specific guidelines. In addition, processes are setup to allow for separation of duties and segmentation of platforms with dev, staging, and production.

  • OWASP based security controls design

  • Separation between dev, staging, and prod

  • Use of test data in development environment

  • Code peer review

  • Penetration testing

  • Code repository controls

  • Threat modeling

  • Deployment controls

Infrastructure Security

Sigma Squared leverages Amazon Web Services (AWS). We utilize hardening practices from the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Benchmarks for the platform configuration. Sigma Squared can make available all standards, AWS certifications and accreditations along with physical security controls.

Company Policies and Procedures

Sigma Squared security, risk, and compliance processes were developed based on industry best practices and are reviewed and updated on an annual basis or upon any significant change.

  • Security Policies and Training – All employees go through required training upon hire and must recertify on an annual basis. Policies include:

    • Access Control

    • Business Continuity

    • Disaster Recovery

    • Cryptographic Controls

    • Data Management

    • Human Resources Security

    • Information Security

    • Operations Security

    • Physical Security

    • Risk Management

    • Third Party Risk Management

  • Platform Security – On-going security activities, including:

    • Code vulnerability scanning

    • Penetration testing

    • System, network, application log analysis, reporting, and retention

  • Incident Response Planning & Team in place to handle any significant security event to triage and respond to establish system resiliency, minimize impact, and protect customer data.

Regular Third-Party Security Review that identifies and evaluates security risks of vendors and third parties.

Standards and Certification

Sigma Squared is committed to establishing and maintaining compliance with key information security and regulatory standards, including:

  • Service Organization Control (SOC) 2

Sigma Squared and third-party certification and verification reports are available for limited distribution and shared under non-disclosure agreements.

Helpful Links

AWS Risk and Compliance - https://aws.amazon.com/compliance/programs/

Sigma Squared Privacy Policy - https://www.sigmasquared.io/privacy-policy

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