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Building a Cloud Native Compliance Program for Security Monitoring Experts to Satisfy AICPA SOC 2 Audit
Cloud monitoring and security
Santa Clara, CA
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Conduct third party audit to help position (now part of Palo Alto Networks) as an early adopter of 2017 SOC 2 criteria – before official guidance is available.

Project Challenges

ScaleSec and leadership teamed up to build a cloud compliance program for the ESP that would satisfy an AICPA SOC 2 audit, positioning as an early adopter of the 2017 SOC 2 criteria – before official guidance was available.

Overview was the leader in security and compliance automation for public clouds like AWS and Microsoft Azure. The Evident SaaS product enables organizations of all sizes to continuously monitor and manage cloud security and compliance risk — minimizing attack surface and improving overall security posture, all from a single dashboard. was acquired by Palo Alto Networks in March 2018.
"Repeatedly responding to hundreds of items in dozens of vendor questionnaires is horribly inefficient, and we knew self-certified assessments would not build the kind of customer trust and transparency we needed."
Tim Prendergast, CEO & Founder |
Tim PrendergastFounder & CEO |

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