In a SOC 2 examination, two of the five Trust Services Principles and Criteria are Privacy and Confidentiality. These two principles can be confusing and may seem to overlap.
SOC logos are available for use by service organizations that have undergone a SOC 1 (formerly SSAE 16), SOC 2, or SOC 3 engagement within the prior 12 months.
It is easy to feel overwhelmed by all of the terminology surrounding an audit. Here is a list of frequently used terms and their meanings: