SOC 2 vs ISO 27001: Key Differences Between the Standards

Organizations rely on a host of standards to help them achieve regulatory compliance. Among the most popular are SOC 2 and ISO 27001 - standards that might seem similar at first glance, and ...
September 23, 2022

Asset Managers Guide To SOC 1 Compliance

The typical asset manager in the IT space ensures the daily and long-term strategic management of the company's software and hardware. However, she also must establish relationships with ser ...
April 26, 2018

SOC Team: The C-Suite As NFL Defensive Coordinators

A SOC team is to information security as a defensive team is to NFL football. Being a Monday morning quarterback for your favorite team can be an enjoyable pastime after a close game. Unfort ...
September 26, 2017

Artificial Intelligence in Security is Not The Terminator

Artificial intelligence in security strikes fear into the heart of the average person. The term alone seems to indicate something straight out of a science fiction movie complete with Arnold ...
May 11, 2017

SOC Audits: What They Are, and How to Survive Them

If you’re a service provider to public companies (or to any other organization that takes corporate compliance seriously) you’ll soon encounter the need for a SOC audit. Maybe a customer ...
April 12, 2017

SOC 2 Reporting: Everything You Need To Know

Meeting the standards of a Service Organization Control Level 2 audit (more commonly known as achieving SOC 2 compliance) demonstrates your organization’s commitment to data security and t ...
December 13, 2016

What you need to know about the AICPA’s SOC 2 Content Update

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants recently updated the criteria for the Trust Services Principles (TSP) related to security, availability, processing integrity, and conf ...
August 19, 2016