SOC 2 Type 2 Critical Capabilities

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SOC 2 Type 2 Critical Capabilities



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Formats : PDF (Read Only)

Pages : 548

ISBN : AS-00100138

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Look inside the Kanban:

Facilitate with involvement of IT, Software Development, Architecture and Security review of vendor systems, vendor applications, and cloud applications that process data for security and effective controls including identification of risks to organization information assets and identify methods to minimize risks.

Benefits of the SOC 2 Type 2 Kanban 

1635 Ready to use prioritized SOC 2 Type 2 requirements, to:

  • Do you have a documented list of pre approved cloud based services that are allowed to be used for use and storage of organization business data via a mobile device? 
  • Does your organization have an asset management system to track software installed? 
  • Do you have a third party risk management program that monitors the performance of service providers? 
  • What difference does it make if management has strong entity level IT related controls? 
  • What difference does it make if management has weak entity level controls? 
  • How does the service auditor determine whether management has a reasonable basis for its assertion? 
  • Do you have detective and preventative controls on the device or via a centralized device management system which prohibit the circumvention of built in security controls? 
  • Is system performance monitored and tuned in order to continuously meet regulatory, contractual and business requirements for all the systems used to provide services to the tenants? 
  • Do your data management policies and procedures address tenant and service level conflicts of interests? 
  • What database management system is the application data stored in?   


The Art of Service has identified and prioritized 1635 SOC 2 Type 2 critical capabilities and use cases to assess and use. Leaders can select those results that best align with their business needs before implementing a solution.

The Art of Service's Critical Capabilities evaluates and prioritizes hundreds of results to help with the outcome selection process.

This Critical Capabilities Kanban will enable leaders to shortlist hundreds of appropriate results fast, because they are uniquely ready-to-use prioritized, starting with the 'Must Have' category; the most urgent and critical priorities.

This Kanban will help you plan and manage your SOC 2 Type 2 roadmap.

  • Transform the data into actionable views for your organization: business data changes, so how you view it should be flexible. Create the perfect view that's right for you.
  • Put your workflows on autopilot: Help your team go faster and focus on what matters by automating your processes. Upload and use the Kanban with your favorite apps and services like Asana, Aeratable, Basecamp, Monday.com, Atlassian, Trello etc.
  • Knock down data silos: Align your teams around a single source of truth with real-time data from different sources. Point. Click. Stay in Sync.
  • Use it's flexible reporting for your unique use case: Whether you're "no-code" or you "know-code", the Kanban is the foundational tool to show what you want to who needs to see it.  

Included in your instant download purchase are the following digital products:

As seen in the Kanban above, the complete 1635 SOC 2 Type 2 critical capabilities and use cases, their prioritization, workflows, tagging and questions. 

The download is available as an easy to re-use Excel format, which you can use as is, or import in any management tool of your choice, like Monday.com, Atlassian, Smartsheet, Power BI, Asana, Aeratable etc. 

 Also included is the SOC 2 Type 2 critical capabilities Book in PDF format covering all the criteria including ideas for (potential) roles to assign the criteria to.

Table of contents:

About The Art of Service 

SOC 2 Type 2 Critical Capabilities, Meaningful Metrics And Their Prioritization 


Prioritization Of Requirements 

The Prioritization Categories Are: 

  • Must Have 
  • Should Have 
  • Ought to Have 
  • Might Have 
  • Could Have 

Use In New Product/Service/Process Development  


The Critical SOC 2 Type 2 Capabilities And Their Priorities: 

  • Priority - Must Have # 
  • Priority - Should Have #
  • Priority - Ought to Have # 
  • Priority - Might Have # 
  • Priority - Could Have #
SOC 2 Type 2 Critical Capabilities

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