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SOC 2 Compliance Training Courses

SOC 2 is a critical framework for managing and protecting sensitive information, ensuring security, and maintaining privacy within an organization. It outlines the requirements for establishing, implementing, and continually improving your organization’s information security practices, specifically on service organizations handling customer data.

Our team of experienced and highly qualified trainers can providde SOC 2 training options to suit organizations of all sizes. Our flexible online training includes exclusive 2-hour introductory sessions and comprehensive, advanced programs to help you achieve and maintain SOC 2 compliance.

Our SOC 2 Training Course is meticulously designed to provide participants with a comprehensive introduction to the SOC 2 framework, focusing on information security management. This course is ideal for professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in implementing and managing SOC 2 compliance within their organizations.

Duration: 2 hours

  • Introduction to SOC 2: Gain a thorough understanding of the SOC 2 framework, its importance, and its relevance in today’s data-driven world.
  • Framework Structure: Learn about the five Trust Service Criteria—Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, and Privacy—that form the backbone of SOC 2.
  • Preparation Process: Discover the steps involved in preparing for a SOC 2 examination, including risk assessment, control implementation, and documentation.
  • Examination Process: Understand the SOC 2 audit process, from selecting a qualified auditor to the stages of the examination and report generation.
  • Foundational Knowledge: Equip yourself with a solid foundation in SOC 2 principles and practices, essential for any professional involved in information security and compliance.
  • Practical Application: Learn how to apply SOC 2 requirements within service organizations to enhance security posture and ensure compliance.
  • Expert Insights: Benefit from the expertise of our experienced instructors who bring real-world insights and examples to the training.
  • Information Security Professionals: Those responsible for the security and integrity of data within their organizations.
  • Compliance Officers: Individuals tasked with ensuring organizational adherence to industry standards and regulations.
  • IT Managers and Staff: Professionals involved in the implementation and maintenance of IT systems and controls.
  • Service Organization Executive: Leaders seeking to understand SOC 2 to better oversee and guide their teams in compliance efforts.

By the end of this course, participants will have a robust understanding of the SOC 2 framework and the confidence to implement and manage SOC 2 compliance effectively within their organizations. Join us to ensure your organization meets the highest standards of information security management.


  • Certificate of Completion issued by GCC Training

Price: $399

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Frequently Asked Questions

SOC 2 reports are not certifications. These reports are specifically intended for use by knowledgeable entities, including the service organization, user entities, and user auditors.

SOC 2 reports are attestation examinations that are conducted in accordance with the SSAE 18 standard, governed by the AICPA.

A SOC 2 Type 1 examination evaluates the design and implementation of controls at a specific point in time, while a SOC 2 Type 2 examination assesses the operational effectiveness of these controls over a period, typically at least six months.

The key trust service categories in a SOC 2 examination are Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, and Privacy.

The scope of a SOC 2 examination is determined based on the systems and processes that are relevant to the security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy of the organization’s services. It is often defined in collaboration with the auditing firm.

Management is responsible for implementing and maintaining effective controls. During a SOC 2 examination, management provides documentation, supports testing, and addresses any identified deficiencies.

Yes, a service organization can select specific trust service criteria based on its business needs and objectives. However, the Security criteria category is essential for all SOC 2 examinations. The selection of trust service categories depends on the services provided and the areas of focus relevant to the organization’s operations.

The duration of a SOC 2 examination varies based on factors such as the type of examination (Type-1 or Type-2), organization’s complexity, its readiness, the scope of the audit, frequency of control activities, findings, and coordination with subservice organizations. A Type 1 examination is generally shorter than a Type 2 examination.

The frequency of SOC 2 examinations depends on various factors, but it’s common for organizations to undergo an annual examination to demonstrate ongoing commitment to security and compliance.

GCC provides competitive pricing for SOC 2 examinations, taking into consideration various factors provided by the client. These factors encompass the scope of the system, the complexity of the organization, the preferred type of SOC 2 examination (Type 1 or Type 2), and the chosen trust service categories for the examination. This personalized approach guarantees that the quoted price is in harmony with the distinct needs and requirements of each client, delivering a thorough estimate that considers the intricacies of their unique circumstances.

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