In today’s digital economy, it seems as if almost every business in North America is directly or indirectly involved with storing, processing, and/or transmitting cardholder data. Because of this, millions of merchants and other organizations are being mandated to become compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) provisions, and Texas Compliance, LLC is here to help. With years of performing PCI DSS certification services, we offer the following solutions for Texas merchants and service providers.
SOC 2 compliance is growing larger in today’s digitally driven economy as more and more Texas service organizations are continuing to provide information technology products and services to other businesses. From data analytics to Software as a Service (SaaS), and numerous other business lines, regulatory compliance assessments for Texas technology companies are alive and well.
Service organizations – which are businesses that provide critical services to other entities – are being required to undertake SOC 2 compliance on an annual basis, so now’s the time to start learning more about the AICPA SOC framework, which consists of SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 reporting and compliance. While SOC 1 is geared heavily towards service organizations with a credible nexus relating to internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR), SOC 2 and SOC 3 are quite different.
Texas Compliance, LLC offers the following SOC 2 compliance assessment checklist for Texas businesses seeking to undertake annual SOC 2 Type 1 and SOC 2 Type 2 audits. With more and more organizations throughout Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio – and other surrounding areas – being forced to comply with the AICPA SOC reporting framework, here’s what you need to know for ensuring an efficient auditing process from beginning to end: