Laika University: SOC 2

From implementation to post audit, learn everything you need to know about SOC 2 for your startup here.

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You need a SOC 2 report. Now what?

With SOC 2 becoming increasingly popular across all industries, it’s no surprise that startups and small businesses are struggling to prioritize compliance. Between proving product-market fit, scaling your business, and meeting VC expectations, getting a SOC 2 can certainly feel overwhelming.

Meet Laika. Laika blends technology and service excellence to give businesses a compliance experience that is painless, time-efficient, and transparent.

We created this hub of resources specifically for growth-minded founders looking to become SOC 2 compliant for the first time (or trying again)! These resources provide guidance on how to navigate the complex field of SOC 2 compliance from start to finish.

We’re on a mission to help power your growth by reinventing traditional compliance.

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SOC 2 Introduction

In this chapter, we start from the basics, like: What is SOC 2? Why is it important? Which types of companies need a SOC 2 report?

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SOC 2 vs SOC 1

Confusing SOC 2 and SOC 1 is easy. This chapter goes over how SOC 2 and SOC 1 reports differ and overlap.

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SOC 2 Criteria

This chapter guides you through what the SOC 2 trust services criteria and COSO frameworks are. We’ll help you understand how to think about the scope of your SOC 2.

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SOC 2 Type 1 vs Type 2

Let’s talk about the differences between a SOC 2 Type 1 and Type 2 report. How do the types of SOC 2 reports impact your business?

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SOC 2 Cost

This section will equip you with a realistic timeline of work and effort, and a breakdown of costs to get SOC 2 certified. No surprises.

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SOC 2 Controls List

Specifically, how do you implement SOC 2 within your organization? In this section, we drill down on technical and non-technical controls.

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SOC 2 Audit

How do SOC 2 audits work? This section will cover everything you need to know about a typical SOC 2 audit process.

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SOC 2 Report

This chapter will help you make sense of your SOC 2 report, providing you with an overview of what each section means.

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SOC 2 Checklist

This section runs you through a checklist to better organize all the tasks needed to get SOC 2 certified and assess your readiness for an audit.

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