For information on other SOC services, see SOC 1 and SOC 2/3 pages.

SOC Readiness

For service organizations looking to issue a SOC report, our readiness assessment will guide you through the stages to prepare you for the audit. The approach focuses on identifying, designing and documenting key processes, identifying controls to map to the required criteria, and developing the template of the report. We will customize our effort for particular facets of your service, and the particular control objectives (SOC1) or Trust Principles & Criteria (SOC2/3) in scope. This approach will prepare your business to successfully meet the examination standards used by external auditors for SOC compliance.

Kevin Abbott

CISSP, CISA, QSAInformation Assurance and Security Lead
Member of ISC2 and ISACA

Kevin is a partner at The Cadence Group, where he oversees the firm’s data security and privacy assurance services, including SOC Reporting, PCI Compliance, Penetration Testing, and GDPR services. Kevin regularly speaks at industry conferences and local chapter events on the topics of data security and compliance. Kevin has been with Cadence since 2008, and was previously with EY in their Houston and San Antonio, Texas offices.


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