Value of SOC 2 Reporting to Mitigate Cyber-risk

Presented on:
May 20, 2021 10:00 AM PT
1 hour

Most technology companies need Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 audits, regardless of their line of service, because they use, store, process, or maintain data on behalf of their customers or business partners.

In 2020 alone, the number of SOC 2 examinations performed increased by 49%, according to a survey from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)—and it’s anticipated to keep rising as security concerns related to new IT products and services in the cloud continue to grow.

Join us for our on-demand webcast to learn key benefits of a SOC 2 examination. We’ll cover the SOC 2 audit procedures, how to determine if a SOC 2 audit is right for your organization, and the following topics:

  • Reasons to perform a SOC 2 examination
  • Overview of SOC 2 examinations and how they can mitigate cyber-risk
  • How your organization can achieve and maintain a SOC report
  • SOC 2 best practices


Jared James, CPA, CISSP, CISA, CITP, Senior Manager, Moss Adams

Jared has provided IT auditing and consulting services since 2012. He performs compliance audits, internal audits, and internal controls design assessments for clients across a variety of industries. Jared supports and is responsible for quality assurance for the firm’s SOC, integrated IT audit, and audit support engagements.

Kim Koch, CPA, Partner, Moss Adams

Kim has practiced public accounting since 2001 and has over fifteen years of experience in conducting System and Organization Control (SOC) readiness assessments and audits, compliance audits, attestation examinations, and internal controls evaluations. She serves clients across a variety of industries such as technology, telecommunications, and higher-education, and with varying business structures including publicly-traded entities, private businesses, third-party administrators, and government agencies.

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