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Beginner's guide to SOC 2, Part 2

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In Part 1, we discussed the first phase an organization is advised to undergo to have a successful audit and attain SOC 2 compliance, including the first three steps of the audit-readiness process.[1] As a reminder, there are many stages and responsibilities in a SOC 2 process, but they can generally be broken down into the following six key steps:

  1. Consider finding a SOC 2 consultant or partner

  2. Identify your scope

  3. Perform the gap analysis

  4. Gather evidence for each control

  5. Perform the audit

  6. Review the SOC 2 report

In Part 2, we continue to dive in with the next half of the SOC 2 compliance process, covering steps 4–6.

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