The Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) report has become, for many organizations and industries, the gold standard in security and integrity. While SOC 2 can be relatively comprehensive, more than the basic SOC 2 may be needed as regulatory and industry landscapes evolve. Enter SOC 2+, also known as a SOC 2 report with additional subject matter.
By incorporating additional subject matter from other compliance frameworks or regulations, SOC 2+ offers a more comprehensive overview of an organization’s control environment. But what does SOC 2+ entail, and how can organizations prepare for this audit? This article will demystify SOC 2+ compliance and provide practical guidance on navigating this complex but critical process.