If your company outsources data hosting, colocation, data processing, or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), a Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Report may be critical. A SOC 2 report will help to check that the data which is transmitted, stored, maintained, processed, and disposed by a service provider is indeed kept confidential.

SOC 2 reports, unlike PCI DSS requirements which are very stringent, are customized to fit the needs of each individual organization. Given that each organization’s business practices are distinct, controls are designed and tailored for the given organization to comply with one or more of the trust service principles.

Why do you need a SOC 2 audit?

By undergoing a SOC 2 audit, you can ensure that your company is addressing the 5 Trust Service Principles:

  1. Security
  2. Availability
  3. Processing Integrity
  4. Confidentiality
  5. Privacy

Types of SOC 2 Services Available

  • SOC 2 Type I examines the controls used to address one of all Trust Service Principles. This audit type can affirm that an organization’s controls are designed effectively.
  • SOC 2 Type II will includes the same information, with the addition of testing a service organization’s controls over a period of time.
  • All of our SOC 2 reports include a description of the tests performed as well as the results of those tests.

Value and Benefits of Being SOC 2 Compliant

  • Increased Customer Trust and Organizational Reputation
  • Increased Data Protection
  • Organizational Vulnerability Awareness
  • Increased Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, and Privacy

RSI Security is happy to work in conjunction with I.S. Partners in order to help companies achieve SOC 2 compliance.