This SOC 2 guide gives you a comprehensive look at what it takes to become SOC 2 compliant. The guide gives you an overview of SOC 2 and clearly defines the the trust criteria principals. We discuss the audit process and how attaining a SOC 2 can give you a competitive advantage. Security Ideals is here to help you prepare for your SOC 2 audit!
The SOC 2 Audit Process & Timeline The SOC 2 standard was created by the AICPA. A licensed, certified public accountant must sign all SOC 2 audits. To achieve SOC 2 compliance, most companies spend 6 months to 1 year preparing.
SOC 2 Type 2 is a very common security audit for service organizations. The topic is often complicated to understand and if you don't have an in-house information security expert it can be a difficult audit to successfully complete. SOC 2 Type 1 is often required before Type 2.