Why do auditors need to remain independent?

Recent news that PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) has agreed to pay US$7.9 million in fines to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges...
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How To Choose a SOC 2 Auditor: 6 Questions to Ask

When you begin planning for a SOC 2 audit, one of the first big decisions is choosing an external audit firm. You want a firm who can help you...
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Measuring the ROI of a SOC 2 Audit

As many companies - and their vendors - are moving data to the cloud, there are often concerns about the security of their sensitive information. In...
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5 Trust Service Criteria of a SOC 2 Report

A SOC 2 report has 5 Trust Services Criteria, which have previously been commonly called Trust Services Principles. These Trust Service Criteria are...
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SOC 2 vs. SOC 1 or SOC 3: Which SOC Report Do I Need?

A Systems and Organizational Controls (SOC) report provides guidance on standards that should be used for operational and technological business...
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How to Prepare for a SOC 2 Audit

Security certifications are fast becoming need-to-haves for vendors and technology firms. Certifications, such as SOC 2, can offer a cost-efficient...
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What is a SOC Report? Do I Need One?

SOC stands for Service Organizational Control. There are three types of SOC reports, but we’ll focus on the second one, which is “designed for the...
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