Data security audit firm 360 Advanced joins Association of Teleservices International

Eric Seward October 6, 2015

TAMPA, FL – 360 Advanced, Inc., a data security auditing and assurance firm providing integrated compliance solutions for business-to-business service providers, announces that in order to support its clients in the telecomm industry, 360 Advanced has joined the Association of TeleServices International.

“As the teleservices industry continues to grow its business and consumer data management capabilities, its operating environment is ripe for potential cyber-intrusion,” said Eric Ratcliffe, Director at 360 Advanced, a national Qualified Security Assessor and Certified Public Accountant firm based in Tampa, FL. “With our membership in the Association of TeleServices International, we will be able to work more closely with industry leaders to help educate them about data security compliance and controls designed to ensure uninterrupted profitable operations for their members and the industry in general.”


Founded in 1942, the Association of TeleServices International (ATSI) represents 350 of the most sophisticated TeleService agencies in the world. With more than 350,000 customers in the U.S. alone, the members generate revenue in excess of $1 billion. The mission of ATSI is to enhance the value of association members’ businesses by promoting fair competition through the pursuit of appropriate regulation and legislation; to provide research into and development of our industry and its current and prospective markets; offer support services; provide educational opportunities and resources to address the challenges and trends affecting our operating environments; and to encourage and maintain high standards of ethics and services.

ABOUT 360 Advanced, Inc.

Known for its responsiveness, collaboration, experience and professionalism, 360 Advanced, Inc. has clients in more than 35 states that are major service providers in various industries, including cloud and SaaS based organizations. 360 Advanced is one of only a few specialized firms in the U.S. that assist service providers as their independent assessor in developing, maintaining and communicating security and compliance to their clients.

360 Advanced’s services are provided, but not limited to, the following industries: Hosted and Managed IT, Data Center and Colocation, Software as a Service (SaaS), Healthcare, Financial Services, Insurance, HR | Payroll | PEO, Legal and Collections, Bulk Mail Printing and Distribution, Business Process Outsourcing and Marketing.

Services provided by 360 Advanced include SOC 1 (SSAE 16), SOC 2, SOC 3, PCI DSS, HIPAA Security/HITECH, Microsoft Supplier Security and Privacy Assurance Program (MSSPA) and other Security Consulting and Compliance services.

CONTACT: Eric Ratcliffe/360 Advanced
866.418.1708 ext.710