Implement security controls to meet the trusted services criteria
What is the difference between SOC2 Type 1 and SOC2 Type 2?
SOC 2 Type 1 report is an attestation of controls at a specific point in time. It states that your organization has met the security requirements during the first audit. SOC2 Type 2 on the other hand attests that you’ve been consistently meeting the SOC2 security requirements on a consistent basis for the previous 6 months to 1 year period.
What kind of organizations should go for SOC2 Compliance?
Organizations that need a SOC 2 report include cloud service providers, SaaS providers, and organizations that store client information in the cloud. A SOC 2 report demonstrates that clients’ data is protected and kept private from unauthorized users.
How long does it take to become SOC2 Certified?
Naturally it depends on the maturity of your organization in following security processes and procedures. If you don’t have a process is in place it can be established and accomplished in approximately 6 months time.