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URM is pleased to provide a FREE 30 minute consultation on Transitioning to ISO 27001:2022 for any UK-based organisation. Once an enquiry form has been submitted, we will be in touch to understand the nature of your enquiry and to book a mutually convenient time for a 30-minute consultation slot with one of URM’s specialists.

SOC 2 Consultancy Services

If you need to comply, attest, or prepare fora SOC 2 report (be that Type 1 or Type 2) URM provides a full range of services.

SOC 2 Consultancy Services

If you’re looking to understand whether SOC 2 is the right approach for you, what efforts are required to comply or attest, or prepare for a SOC 2 report (be that Type 1 or Type 2), URM can provide you with a full range of services.

SOC 2 Gap Analysis

This is one of URM’s most popular services and which typically starts with a project planning and scoping workshop.  Here, our consultants will help you clarify and determine your optimal scope, as well as identify which of the SOC 2 criteria and controls will be subject to formal assessment.  The workshop will help in identifying system architecture, processing and staff within scope, along with relevant third-party suppliers and their role in supporting service delivery.

Having identified the relevant SOC 2 criteria and controls, URM will work with you to conduct a detailed assessment of these controls against the SOC 2 requirements.  The goals of the gap analysis will be to:

  • Determine if your controls implementation meets the requirements of SOC 2
  • Identify what further action is required to secure compliance with SOC 2
  • Help you understand the efforts, resources and timescales required to achieve a positive external assessment.

SOC 2 Remediation Support

Having identified what actions are required to secure compliance, URM can work with you to address any gaps.  With some controls, this may involve expert advice and guidance as to what is expected and how to achieve the requirements.  With other controls, such as those focused on governance, people and process, URM’s consultants can assist in the actual development of those controls by defining and documenting them.  As with all URM remediation support, this will be tailored to your precise requirements.

SOC 2 Assessment Support

Many organisations value having access to expert advice and guidance during the assessment to support evidence gathering and the presentation of control maturity.  It also helps to interpret what is being asked and to understand how best to demonstrate you are meeting SOC 2 requirements.  URMs experts are on hand to provide this subject matter expertise to ensure your assessment is successful.

SOC 2 Training and Awareness Workshop

By attending this 1-day workshop, you will be able to establish whether SOC 2 is appropriate for your organisation and how to approach acquiring a SOC 2 report and becoming SOC 2 compliant.

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Why URM for SOC 2?

Track record

URM has a 17 year track record of providing high quality consultancy and training support, assisting organisations improve their information security (IS) and information governance posture and capabilities.  A particular niche skill is helping organisations to conform or certify to ‘best practice’ international (IS) standards such as SOC 2 and ISO 27001.  URM is particularly adept at developing existing frameworks to meet the requirements of these standards or building on existing ISO 27001 ISMS’ to achieve SOC 2 conformance.  Having assisted over 400 organisations to achieve world recognised standards, URM has worked with organisations of all sizes from micro businesses to multi-national organisations and from all the major market sectors.

Tailored approach

URM is renowned for adopting a highly tailored and bespoke service where its consultants are constantly striving to deliver sustainable solutions that meet both the current and future needs of the client organisation.

Flexible delivery

When transferring knowledge on meeting the requirements of SOC 2, URM can deliver this through various delivery mechanisms, i.e., through one-to-one support, workshops or training courses.  Furthermore, when delivering remediation services to address gaps,  URM’s support is tailored and flexible, based on the client’s requirements, internal knowledge and available resources.  Support can be delivered on an activity-per-activity basis or where a consultant is allocated on a recurring basis, e.g., 1 day a week. Such an engagement helps to ensure that remediation activities are followed through, remain compliant and that sufficient evidence for the audit is generated.

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ISO 27001 vs SOC 2 - Part 3

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3rd part of question and answer session where URM compared and contrasted 2 of the world’s leading information security standards, ISO 27001 and SOC 2.

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ISO 27001 vs SOC 2 - Part 2

2nd part of question and answer session where URM compared and contrasted 2 of the world’s leading information security standards, ISO 27001 and SOC 2.

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ISO 27001 vs SOC 2 - Part 1

URM delivered a question and answer session where it compared and contrasted 2 of the world’s leading information security standards, ISO 27001 and SOC 2.

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URM's diligence during these audits has resulted in the business as a whole pulling together to collectively ensure that we up to par with the requirements. While our working relationship with URM’s consultant is fantastic, we are held to account for every bullet point of every requirement on every audit, which is precisely what we expect. The consultant’s efforts in ensuring that our PCI compliance is audited correctly is highly appreciated, as it gives the company an accreditation that we can be proud of and that we can show off to existing and prospective customers as proof of our security posture. A huge thank you to URM for providing such a valuable service.
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