FAQ: How many updates to SOC 1 have their been?

FAQ: How many updates to SOC 1 have their been?

SOC 1 stemmed from the original SAS 70 report, which, once SSAE 16 was issued in April 2010, the formal report name was changed to being a SOC 1 report (but issued under the SSAE 16 guidance) and effective as of June 2011. SSAE 18 was then issued May 2017 and will be effective as of December 2018, and apply to all SOC 1 reports issued thereafter.

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What is SSAE 18 (formerly SSAE 16)?

A SOC 1 Type 1 report typically costs on average anywhere between $10,000 and $20,000 USD, without the readiness assessment project which most Organizations benefit from and can be an

How long does a SOC 1 take to complete?

This depends on how prepared and how many resources an Organization has to dedicate to the project. The first time through, usually a readiness assessment would be performed, and then

Are Representation Letters Required in SSAE 18?

Previously in SSAE-16 a Management Representation Letter was highly recommended and common practice, however, they were not explicitly required to be obtained except in certain existing subject matter sections. This

How often is a SOC 2 audit required?

SOC 2 Type II audits should be performed annually, however, there are times you may choose to perform them twice a year. Additionally, if recently completing a SOC 2 Type

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