In today’s world filled with ever-evolving cyberthreats, customers and partners want assurances that the companies they work with take cybersecurity and privacy seriously. That’s why, it’s critical to update your organization’s IT Governance and Risk Assessment process and enhance your SOC 2 report. Doing this demonstrates your commitment to protect data, mitigate risk and keep up with trends. Improving your SOC 2 report establishes trust, which is critical to your bottom line and can be the competitive difference when closing new business.
Most organizations are familiar with SOC 2, which is the minimum-security requirement for service organizations that process or store customer data in the cloud. It focuses on
security and protection of customer data in five categories, which are discussed in detail in the SOC 2 section.
SOC 2+ provides a full implementation of multiple frameworks where there is significant overlap between SOC 2 TSC and ISO 27001 criteria, allowing the client to achieve greater efficiency. SOC 2+ also includes several added criteria:
Specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continuously improving the information and security management system within the context of the organisation.
Provides standards for all stages of transmission and storage of health care information to help ensure integrity and confidentiality.
The NIST framework focuses on improving cybersecurity for critical infrastructure.
Cloud Controls Matrix
Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) is specifically designed to provide fundamental security principles, that guide cloud providers and potential cloud clients.