A Beginner’s Guide to the Five SOC 2 Trust Service Principles

A Beginner’s Guide to the Five SOC 2 Trust Service Principles

One of the first decisions you would make after deciding to get SOC 2 compliant is selecting the Trust Service Principles for your audit. The Trust Service Principles, also called the Trust Services Criteria, form the foundation on which the entire scope, process and audit of the SOC 2 framework is built. It is, therefore,…

ISO 27001 Controls – Annex A Explained

ISO 27001 Controls – Annex A Explained

ISO 27001 outlines the various controls that organizations can implement to meet the requirements of the standard to design their Information Security Management System (ISMS). While it lists all the controls in Annex A, organizations need to deploy only the controls that will help mitigate the identified risks. Read this article to know in detail…

ISO 27001 Checklist: 13-Step Implementation Guide

ISO 27001 Checklist: 13-Step Implementation Guide

Preparing for ISO 27001 certification can get quickly complex and cumbersome without a proper plan in place. Even so, it isn’t uncommon to feel slightly inundated by the reams of paperwork and organization-wide coordination the framework demands. To help with your ISO 27001 certification journey, we have developed an easy step-by-step checklist of things to…

ISO 27001 vs ISO 27002: What’s the Difference?

ISO 27001 vs ISO 27002: What’s the Difference?

More often than not, as a SaaS business owner, you have to convincingly demonstrate data security to inspire confidence and trust whenever you win a new client or enter new geographies. The ISO 27000 series, developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in partnership with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), offers a globally-accepted information…

Difference Between SOC 2 and SOC 3 Compliance

Difference Between SOC 2 and SOC 3 Compliance

As business owners of SaaS firms, navigating the world of SOC compliances and regulations can be challenging with its legal speak, audits and whatnot. Nonetheless, data security is paramount; therefore, it pays to explore this landscape with a good understanding of SOC compliance.  In this article, we dwell on SOC 3 vs SOC 2 compliance…

SOC 2 Controls List

SOC 2 Controls List

Your SOC 2 journey is much like your fitness journey. It brings in best practices and nuances in your security posture that builds your information security muscle. And just like how you plan your fitness regimen in terms of intensity and frequency (based on your fitness level and goals), in SOC 2 parlance, you deploy…

SOC 2 Report Example

SOC 2 Report Example

As cloud-hosted businesses, you must ensure secure the security of your customers’ data in your environment as well as with the vendors in your system. SOC 2, in this context, is a globally-accepted way to secure data, build trust, and unlock growth opportunities. As business owners, it is, therefore, crucial that you understand what a…

SOC 2 Compliance
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SOC 2 Compliance

Can you share evidence to show that all your employees undergo background verification? Can you show proof of how you ensure that the changes in your code repositories are peer-reviewed before its merged? Can you demonstrate with evidence that you remove access to emails and databases once an employee resigns from your organization?  These are…

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