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SOC 2 Compliance Course

Everything you need to know to successfully complete SOC 2 Compliance.

What you’ll learn in this class

WHAT IS SOC 2: History, Purpose, and Scope

  • Administrative body: AICPA
  • History: trend from SAS70
  • Intent: To establish trust between a service provider and client

HOW TO PLAN FOR SOC 2: Understand Each Step in the Process

  • Requirements: Learn about each control
  • Assemble your team: Learn which departments will need to participate and how to evaluate the most effective representatives
  • Create a project timeline: Set expectations with estimates of each task in order to manage

OVERVIEW OF CONTROLS/POLICIES: Summarize the Scope and Expectations

  • Controls: analysis of each class of control and the implications for respective policies
  • Policies: summary of key components and advice on how to evaluate scope
  • Mistakes to avoid: Learn how to quickly customize each policy to suit your company's specific needs

BEST PRACTICES How Policies Map to Controls and How to Evaluate Scope & Best Practices

  • Common Pitfalls: learn how to assess the appropriate scope of each policy to suit your company's context
  • Controls: map each control to the appropriate policy & learn the implications before drafting your policies
  • Policies: a summary of key components and advice to help avoid common mistakes during the drafting process

GETTING STARTED: Start your SOC 2 Project with Comply

  • Going Live: Learn how to install Comply, a free open source SOC 2 policy library & workflow framework, and create your first project
  • Task Management Overview: Learn how to quickly assign and track tasks through Jira
  • Deep dive into our flexible policy templates: Quickly customize each policy to suit your company's specific need

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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