SOC 2 Type 2 Compliance Audits & Reports South Carolina | Fixed Fees

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Are you a business in South Carolina and looking for a high-quality, industry leading professional CPA firm to conduct a SOC 2 Type 2 compliance audit & report for your organization? Then look to the regulatory compliance leaders in South Carolina – and that’s NDB – the preferred choice for businesses all throughout the Palmetto State. Throughout Columbia, Charleston, Greenville – and beyond – NDB is the leading provider for SOC 2 audits for South Carolina businesses – so call and speak with Christopher Nickell, CPA, today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about NDB’s SOC 2 services for South Carolina businesses.

We’ve also provided a helpful list of the following topics associated with SOC 2 reporting for helping you gain a greater understanding of the entire SOC 2 auditing process from beginning to end:

SOC 1 vs. SOC 2: There’s a “healthy” debate that always seems to surface when service organizations are deciding on which assessment to undertake – SOC 1 (which is also known as SSAE 16), or SOC 2 assessments – and it’s a good discussion to have. Just remember that SOC 1 reporting is for service organizations exhibiting a true relationship to the ICFR component, known as “Internal Controls over Financial Reporting”. SOC 2, however, is geared towards technology companies, such as SaaS vendors, data center, and others.

Get to Know the TSPs: The TSP’s are essentially the “Trust Services Principles” – the five (5) criteria based elements that form the basis for assessing and testing a service organization’s internal controls for purposes of SOC 2 reporting. They’re each unique, and they contain specific criteria relating to a service organization’s ability to validate information security, operational, and infrastructure policies, procedures, and processes. Specifically, the five (5) TSP’s are the following: (1).Security. (2).Availability. (3). Processing Integrity. (4). Confidentiality. (5). Privacy.

Define the Business Process: What’s the “business process”, it’s the actual services you are providing that need to be examined for purposes of SOC 2 compliance. This ultimately brings in the issue of “scope” – specifically – what products, services are we/should be included within the boundaries of a SOC 2 Type 1 or SOC 2 Type 2 assessment? It’s a good question, so ask yourself the following:

• What are our client’s demands and expectations for SOC 2 reporting?
• What other market drivers are present that we need to be aware of?
• Are there any specific internal controls that we should be testing for as a best practice for our company

These questions – and others – help form the basis for determining the actual business process for SOC 2 audits for South Carolina businesses.

Know that Remediation is Essential: Service organizations will no doubt have some type of remediation to undertake – from developing additional policies to making system configuration changes, and more – so it’s important to plan accordingly for such activities. It means more operational man-hours will be needed for ensuring all remediation activities are successfully completed.

Policies and Procedures are Critical: Documentation is one of the most important mandates when it comes to SOC 2 compliance, no question about it. Information security, operational, and infrastructure policies and procedures need to be in place, and developing such material can be incredibly time-consuming and exhausting, and it’s why NDB also provides a comprehensive SOC 2 Policy Packet to clients.

Compliance is here to stay: The days of regulatory compliance are not withering away – quite the opposite – as society continues to usher into the digital age, more legislation will be pushed out from state legislatures, the halls of Congress, and by industry advocates. It means now’s the time to seek out a highly professional, well-skilled firm capable of offering a multitude of compliance services, from SOC 2 readiness assessments to SSAE 16 SOC 1 audits, PCI DSS assessments, HIPAA compliance, and so much more. That firm is NDB, so contact Christopher Nickell, CPA, today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about NDB’s SOC 2 services for South Carolina businesses.

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