Doing SOC 2 Remote

Why is now the best time to start working on SOC 2? What does SOC 2 preparation look like remotely? What are the advantages and what do I need to know to be successful? What will an auditor have to say?

Topics in this webinar include:

  • How to get started
  • How to gain momentum
  • How to build your team
  • How to structure the project
  • How to accelerate the implementation

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The SOC 2 Mindset

What is SOC 2 preparation and compliance really like? Is it a set of configurations and security tools? Is it a bunch of documentation we haven’t created yet? Is it something we do? What if the most important thing about SOC 2 isn’t those at all?

Topics in this webinar include:

  • How to keep the main thing the main thing
  • Set yourself up for success
  • How to communicate with ALL stake holders
  • Get inside your auditor head!

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Breaking SOC 2 Roadblocks

How do you deal with the inevitable “impossible” requirement for your organization? What are some common pain points and ways to get around them? How can a risk perspective rescue the conversation? What will be your auditors perspective?

Topics in this webinar include:

  • The good and poor way to approach compliance disagreement
  • Using risk assessment to make your argument
  • Top compensating control strategies
  • Get inside your auditor head!

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Making SOC 2 Hindsight in 2020

What is best practice prioritization for SOC 2 preparation? What are the top lessons learned from 2019? What are the “gotchas” to avoid? Which criteria require implementation and additional budget? What kind of total budget will I need?

Topics in this webinar include:

  • Prioritized approach for SOC 2 readiness
  • The top 4 audit deficiencies
  • List of common technology expenses
  • Get inside your auditor head!

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SOC 2 System Description

What are the Descriptive Criteria for SOC 2? Why do I have to write the description?  What are the minimum requirements? What else can I include? What will an auditor expect to see?

Topics in this webinar include:

  • Understand the 2018 SOC 2 Description Criteria
  • Know the minimum requirements
  • Take advantage of the marketing opportunity
  • Don’t be caught off guard, this will take time!

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SOC 2 Subservice Organizations

What is a Subservice Organization? A vendor that provides services and controls directly relevant to the service undergoing an audit. Usually a key-component of the service you provide; Processes customer data; Stores customer data; Most relied-upon vendors

Topics in this webinar include:

  • How to identify subservice organizations
  • How to monitor and evaluate
  • What to expect during a SOC 2 audit

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SOC 2 Technical Monitoring

What are the technical monitoring controls look like for SOC 2? What tools will be necessary?  How to you use and configure SIEM and FIM tools? How do we monitor configurations adequately? What will an auditor expect to see?

Topics in this webinar include:

  • Understand SOC 2 requirements CC5.1, CC6.6, CC7.1, CC 7.2
  • Best practices for technical monitoring
  • What to expect during the test and how to make it more effective
  • How monitoring can be automated

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GDPR and SOC 2

How do they integrate?

What is GDPR and how do the requirements overlap with SOC 2? What do I need to do to comply with GDPR? How do I integrate SOC 2 and GDPR into one audit process?

Topics in this webinar include:

  • The core components of GDPR compliance
  • How SOC 2 compliance supports GDPR
  • How to include GDPR into your SOC 2 audit process
  • Get inside your auditor’s head

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SOC 2 Checklist – Week by Week

What does a weekly project plan and checklist look like for SOC 2 readiness? How do you prioritize practically? What are the key tasks I need to accomplish each week? 

Topics in this webinar include:

  • SOC 2 Checklist
  • 12-week readiness project plan
  • Key tasks prioritized weekly
  • Visual overview of the readiness process
  • Healthy readiness expectations

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