SOC 2 Compliance Audits & Reports San Francisco | Bay Area | Fixed Fees

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NDB Accountants & Consultants (NDB) provides comprehensive SOC 2 compliance audits & reports – both SOC 2 Type 1 and SOC 2 Type 2 – to San Francisco and Bay area businesses requiring annual assessments. With the increased growth in technology – and outsourcing – businesses today are being required to undertake yearly SOC 2 assessments, for which NDB provides high-quality, fixed fee pricing. NDB has a proven track record of helping California businesses meet today’s growing regulatory compliance mandates, such as SSAE 16 SOC 1 compliance, SOC 2, SOC 3, PCI DSS, HIPAA, FISMA, and many other industry mandates. From San Diego to the Bay Area, we provide high-quality, efficient audit processes from beginning to end, so contact Christopher Nickell today at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more.

SOC 2 Compliance Audits & Reports San Francisco | Bay Area | Fixed Fees
Technology businesses in the Bay Area – such as data centers, Software as a Service (SaaS) organizations, cloud computing vendors, managed services providers, and more – are now being required to undergo annual compliance audits against the SOC 2 standard. While the SSAE 16 SOC 1 reporting option is also allowable – and used – technology minded entities generally gain greater value when undertaking SOC 2 compliance, as the framework itself has been tailored toward the information security arena.

SOC 2 Compliance for San Francisco and Bay Area | Determining Scope is Essential
One of the first initiatives any organization needs to undertake regarding SOC 2 compliance is determining scope – but more important – which of the following five (5) Trust Services Principles (TSP) are going to be included for inquiring – and possibly testing – for the SOC 2 audit itself:

  • Security
  • Availability
  • Confidentiality
  • Processing Integrity
  • Privacy

As for the first four (4) Trust Services Principles, they are essentially grouped together by criteria applicable to four principles via the following seven categories (whereas the Privacy Principle has its own stand-alone requirements:

  1. Organization and management
  2. Communications
  3. Risk management and design and implementation of controls
  4. Monitoring of controls
  5. Logical and physical access controls
  6. System operations
  7. Change management

What’s also important to note is the need for documented information security policies and procedures for SOC 2 compliance – that’s right, it’s actually one of the most important elements for ensuring a successful and efficient audit process. NDB provides SOC 2 specific policies and procedures that greatly assist in the overall audit process, one that save businesses hundreds of operational man-hours. It’s just another example of what separates our SOC 2 compliance services for California businesses when compared to other providers in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

There’s risks everywhere in business today, and it’s why more and more California businesses are being required to become SOC 2 compliant, and it’s also a good idea to reach out to the proven and trusted experts today at NDB by contacting Christopher G. Nickell, CPA, at 1-800-277-54515, ext. 706., or emailing him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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From I.T.consultants to seasoned regulatory compliance auditors, our firm's wide expertise is diverse, cross-functional, and highly experienced in all our service lines.