Maybe you've been asked to provide a SOC 2 report as part of the sales cycle, or you anticipate you will need SOC 2 compliance at some point. You're wondering how much time and money you must budget to become SOC 2 compliant.
Businesses must comply with a mixture of international, industry-specific and state-mandated cybersecurity regulations and require their vendors to do so. For this reason, compliance with specific cybersecurity standards becomes another way to
A System and Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) compliant report is an industry-recognized standard for demonstrating the efficacy of information systems. It is one of the most requested credentials by prospective clients when screening IT services
What does SOC mean and why does it matter? How did a CPA organization come to audit information systems for cybersecurity and privacy controls? Spoiler alert. The acronym SOC currently means System and Organization Controls, but that wasn't always
The Type 2 audit measures your organizations’ ability to maintain security, availability, processing integrity, privacy, and confidentiality operationally over time. A SOC 2 Type 2 investment helps build resiliency into your business.
The SOC 2 Trust Services Criteria (TSCs) for information technology, is a framework for designing, implementing and evaluating information system controls. The purpose of controls is to ensure your information system can meet its objectives. The
System and Organizational Controls 2 (SOC 2) is sometimes known as Service Organization Controls. Maintained by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), SOC 2 is a standard for auditing and reporting on the efficacy of
Facing the challenges of new cybersecurity and privacy laws, a sharp increase in cybersecurity litigation, and the ceaseless evolution of ransomware and cyberthreats, the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has become critical to
CSO Online, which knows plenty about what goes into ensuring security, makes a strong case for hiring a virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO). It notes that fulltime CISOs “can be hard to come by, often stay in their job for two years