The SOC Audit Process - Everything You Need to Know for Tackling Type I and Type II

The SOC Audit Process: Tackling Type I and Type II Reports

So you’ve decided whether you need a SOC 1 or a SOC 2 audit…what’s next? You need to decide where you’ll begin the SOC audit process. With a gap analysis? What are the SOC report types? A Type I? A Type II? Let’s discuss KirkpatrickPrice’s method for completing Type I and Type II audits. SOC […]

Securely Managing Development and Production Environments

Security Within Your Development, Staging, and Production Environments

When information security, data security, and cybersecurity measures aren’t followed in development, staging, and production environments, the consequences can be detrimental. We’ve seen that time and time again. Last year, a bug bounty discovered a data breach at Imperva – a leading provider of firewall services. How did it happen? An unauthorized user stole an […]

The 2020 Iowa Caucuses Mishap - A Failed Attempt to Modernize Elections

The 2020 Iowa Caucus Mishap: A Failed Attempt to Modernize Elections

In a day and age where mobile apps are heavily relied on for business, social interaction, and everyday activities, we have to ask: is there really a place for mobile apps in our election system? Or, more importantly, do we emphasize the security of mobile apps enough to allow them to play such a critical […]

Encrypted Backups What They Are and How to Use Them

Encrypted Backups: What They Are and How to Use Them

Today’s cyber landscape is riddled with advancing threats. From simple phishing attacks to intricate DoS attacks, businesses must ensure that the data they collect, use, store, and transmit is properly and thoroughly secured. After all, the data that companies hold is one of their greatest asset, so being aware of the consequences associated with losing […]

Combining SOC 1 and SOC 2 Audits

Combining SOC 1 and SOC 2 Audits

We get a lot of questions about SOC 1 and SOC 2 audits. What’s the difference between the two? Should your company do both? Are you able to consolidate multiple audits into one project? KirkpatrickPrice has developed the Online Audit Manager to make it easier to combine multiple audits into one project. Let’s talk through […]