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SOC 1 vs. SOC 2 - What is the Difference?

Choosing SOC 1 or SOC 2 has much to do with where you want to go. Which industries do you target now and plan to in the future? What tasks do your service organization execute for its customers? Let’s look at the great debate of SOC 1 vs. SOC 2 and how you can expedite the audit process for both reports with compliance automation software.
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How To Prepare for Your Cybersecurity Audit

There's much to gain from passing a cybersecurity audit and receiving an attestation for SOC 2, ISO 27001 and more. And, with preparation and the right tools, you can get to the audit phase feeling confident and relaxed. Say goodbye to disorganization and hello to your auditor with confidence.
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What is Cybersecurity Compliance?

Whether you're managing IT for a startup or running your MSP, the risk of data compromise looms large. Cyber threats are more sophisticated and more costly than ever. The project of protecting your customers' data can seem daunting. That's where cybersecurity compliance comes in.
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An Introduction to SOC 2 Automation

SOC 2 has become synonymous with cybersecurity compliance in many sectors. Automation accelerates the SOC 2 certification process without sacrificing accuracy, which then allows your organization to get your report more quickly.
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SOC 2 Compliance For Startups

There is a lot that goes into being successful in the startup environment, but one important aspect is always overlooked: compliance. In this blog, we unpack how startups can benefit from earning a SOC 2 report.
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How to Get Ahead with Cybersecurity Compliance

Compliance involves following the rules of a framework established to uphold data security standards for a particular sector, region, or use case. In this blog, we unpack how to use compliance as a strategic advantage for business growth and safeguarding important client data.
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What is Compliance Automation Software?

Compliance automation software: it's a mouthful. But with digital information so heavily entrenched in our daily lives, organizations are becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyber threats. So, compliance automation software is a term that's probably on your radar...
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What Is a Trust Portal & Why Do You Need One?

A Trust Portal is a dynamic webpage that provides your customers and prospects with a real-time and continuous view of your security compliance posture.
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How Cybersecurity Professionals Can Bridge the Talent Gap

The demand for cybersecurity professionals has been growing for years and there is no sign that it will let up anytime soon. Here are some practical tips to building your workforce and staying compliant while you do it.
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How much does Cybersecurity compliance cost for MSPs?

There’s a lot at stake for MSPs in 2022. Customers are asking service providers to provide proof of compliance to safeguard their own data. The question is: what is the true cost of cybersecurity compliance? To answer this question, let’s unpack the details.
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Five things to do for SOC 2 before auditors arrive

Getting ready for your SOC 2 audit? Here is a SOC 2 compliance checklist with 5 things that you should do while getting ready for the yearly SOC 2 audit.
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SecOps DevOps DevSecOps Infosec Compliance

Here is a brief overview of the differences between DevOps, SecOps, and DevSecOps and how they play a role in IT compliance. Read along to know about it.
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