A Better Way to Monitor AWS and Azure

A Better Way to Monitor AWS and Azure

  If your organization is subject to a SOC 1 or SOC 2 audit, then you are likely familiar with the vendor management requirements under both reporting frameworks. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) reporting standards for SOC 1 (Section AT-C 320 of SSAE #18) states that: “Management’s description […]

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 […]