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How CloudTruth Supports SOC 2 Certification

April 6, 2023

Most SaaS companies strive for SOC 2 certification to prove to their customers the security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy of their solution. Achieving SOC 2 certification can be challenging, but it becomes easier with the help of a tool like CloudTruth.

Tracking secrets and config changes is hard

One of the critical requirements for SOC 2 certification is implementing change management controls and processes. This means having a system in place to track any changes made to your cloud infrastructure and the impact those changes have on your security posture. Failure to comply with this requirement can result in a failed audit.

Configuration sprawl is becoming a widespread problem, making it increasingly difficult to track and manage changes effectively. With so many moving parts in modern infrastructures, it can be challenging to maintain control over every aspect of your environment. This is where CloudTruth comes in.

CloudTruth is a centralized configuration management platform that tracks all changes for secrets and parameters, providing a history of those changes and audit reports. This centralized approach makes managing and monitoring your cloud environment easier, helping you maintain control over your configuration and reduce the risk of security breaches.

Centralized configuration for the win

In the context of SOC 2 compliance, CloudTruth's centralized configuration management platform is especially useful. SOC 2 auditors will want to see control evidence to ensure that you have adequate processes in place to manage changes to your cloud infrastructure. CloudTruth's audit reports provide this evidence, making passing the audit easier and achieving SOC 2 certification.

Using CloudTruth, you can avoid the pitfalls of configuration sprawl and ensure that every change made to your cloud infrastructure is tracked, managed, and audited. This means that you can achieve SOC 2 compliance with confidence, knowing that your configuration management processes meet the requirements of the audit.

Wrapping up

In conclusion, achieving SOC 2 certification requires a robust change management process. With the rise of configuration sprawl, managing changes to cloud infrastructure has become increasingly challenging. CloudTruth provides a centralized configuration management platform that makes tracking and managing changes easier, providing the control evidence necessary to pass a SOC 2 audit. By using CloudTruth, you can achieve SOC 2 certification with confidence, knowing that you have the tools you need to manage and monitor your cloud infrastructure effectively.

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