A SOC (System and Organization Controls) gap assessment is a review and evaluation of an organization's information security management system (ISMS) in comparison to a chosen security framework, such as SOC 2, to identify any gaps or weaknesses that need to be addressed.
The approach for a SOC gap assessment includes several key steps:
Selection of the security framework: The first step is to select the security framework that best suits the organization's security requirements and goals.
Preparation of the assessment: This involves preparing a detailed assessment plan, identifying the scope of the assessment, and determining the assessment criteria and methodologies.
Data Collection: This involves gathering relevant information and data from various sources within the organization, including policies, procedures, and systems.
Evaluation of Controls: The evaluation process involves comparing the information gathered during the data collection phase with the assessment criteria and identifying any gaps or areas for improvement.
Reporting: This involves documenting the results of the assessment and presenting them to the senior management in a clear and concise manner.
Remediation: Finally, the organization will work on remedying any identified gaps and implementing the recommended improvements to ensure its information security management system is in line with the selected security framework.
Securivacy can provide professional and experienced personnel to perform regular SOC gap assessments in-house. These experts will work closely with the organization to identify any weaknesses in their current ISMS and provide recommendations for improvement. With their extensive experience and knowledge of security frameworks, our personnel will ensure that the organization's information security management system is robust and compliant with industry standards.