Preparing for and passing a SOC 2 audit can be an expensive and time-consuming task, but is the industry standard for certifying that your business’s data security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy controls exist and are effective. Passing a SOC 2 audit also gives your company an advantage when potential enterprise clients are looking to weed out risky vendors with a weak information security posture.
In this guide, we’ll break down everything you need to know about SOC 2 compliance, starting with the basics:
- What is SOC 2 and why is it important?
- The 4-step process to getting your SOC 2 report
- How to plan and prepare for a SOC 2 audit
- What to do after a SOC 2 audit