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SOC 2 + HITRUST presents a useful combined approach, but is it right for you? We explain the advantages of this route as well as some considerations before you decide.
Getting ready to undergo a SOC 2 examination? Read about 4 common setbacks to avoid ahead of your audit so that you can better set yourself up for success.
Seeking to better sell your blockchain offering? Learn how obtaining a SOC report can help build trust with markets, further legitimize this technology, and open new doors for your service.
Designing your SOC 1 control objectives is a critical part of your assessment. We provide starting points, criteria, and examples to help you simplify this important process.
If you’re someone who is considering a SOC 2 audit, learn about the Trust Services Categories and how to choose yours.
Debating implementing manual or automated controls, but not sure which is right? We delve into the pros and cons of each, as well as how to design an internal control no matter what type it is.
Wondering what a SOC audit costs? To help you set price expectations, we lay out our rough price ranges, along with 3 variables that will factor into your final number.
Wondering how much time it takes to get a SOC report? If there's time to get one before your deadlines? Learn about the typical timelines for the different SOC reports & what to expect throughout.
Not sure if you need the privacy category in your SOC 2? Put that confusion to rest as we detail the advantages and drawbacks of such, along with some alternatives that may suit your needs better.
"SOC reports" are a staple in compliance, but there are so many different kinds. Learn about each of these specialized standards and their related reports to understand which may serve you best.
Should you get a SOC 2 examination or a SOC 3? Can you just get a SOC 3? Let us explain the differences between these options to help you choose which is best for you, because it might even be both.
Curious if your completed SOC 1 examination can help with a possible SOC 2? We overview how to connect your work in these two audits & how to choose the right path for you regarding your SOC reports.
On the fence about investing in a SOC 2 report? Learn about the benefits to your organization beyond just satisfying your customer requirements.
Trying to decide between a Type 1 or a Type 2 SOC report? Learn the differences and benefits to understand what suits your organization best.
Considering a SOC report but not sure which to choose? In this article, we define both SOC 1 and SOC 2 in terms of what they evaluate to help you understand which report is best for your organization.
Not sure how to determine whether your vendor is a subservice organization? We provide all the details you need to tell the difference ahead of your next SOC examination.
Wondering about ITGCs? We detail what these information technology general controls are, the role they play within your organization, and how to maintain them.