The Impact of COVID-19 on SOC Reporting

The Impact of COVID-19 on SOC Reporting

Background The 2020 audit cycle for organizations that receive SOC reports is going to include new challenges related to COVID-19.  Remote workforces are now the norm throughout the world and there are many new risks associated with this.  For example, the use of insecure personal computers (or those already infected with […]

Explaining SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 Compliance

As businesses increasingly outsource core functions to service organizations, managers at service organizations are more likely to receive requests for a SOC audit to examine their internal control environment. Choosing between a SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 report can be a little confusing but understanding the differences between these […]

What You Need To Know About SSAE 18 Reports

It’s no secret that data is incredibly valuable and data centers with subpar internal controls make it easy for cybercriminals to steal sensitive information. For businesses that rely on third parties to handle and store their data as well as client data, it is essential to receive assurances that the organization […]

What is a SOC Audit and Why is it Important?

What is a SOC Audit and Why is it Important

Today more than ever, companies rely on service providers to streamline day-to-day operations and ensure continued functionality. This is evident through the emergence of cloud computing, data centers, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) organizations. However, with the ease and convenience of these outsourced tasks comes some degree of inherent risk.   A key differentiator […]