What is SOC 2 & Why do I need it: A Guide

SOC 2 Compliance Guide

In this guide, you'll discover:

  • What is SOC 2 compliance and why does it matter for your startup
  • How you can close more deals, faster by becoming SOC 2 compliant
  • How to navigate the complex field of SOC 2 compliance from start to finish
  • What startups need to know about defining their audit’s scope
  • What to expect in terms of time and cost
  • How to prepare for SOC 2 compliance
  • What to do after the report is in

This guide was specifically crafted for growth-minded founders looking to become SOC 2 compliant for the first time, or for those trying again.

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Who is Laika?

Laika offers unified software and services to simplify and automate SOC 2, ISO 27001, GDPR, HIPAA, and other information security compliances. Grow faster, build trust, and implement scalable security practices through solutions for certification and attestation, security questionnaires, audit management, and continuous compliance monitoring.

Expert-guided compliance programs.
Security built for growth.

A modern approach to compliance that leaves no gaps

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Expertly Designed Compliance

Compliance requires more than just checking a box. Receive a customized program with Laika’s dedicated, on-demand compliance professionals.

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Fully Integrated Audit

Laika offers the only integrated audit experience. We empower our audit partners with innovative technology to reduce audit timing by 60%. Eliminate the guesswork completely. 

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Continuous Monitoring That Scales

Maintaining compliance is easy with Laika’s powerful monitoring capabilities. The platform auto-flags tasks to keep your company compliant. As your compliance program matures, Laika's centralized platform consolidates controls and requirements across frameworks.

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Meet Your All-In-One Compliance Solution

Streamline compliance, with the only all-in-one offering on the market:

→ Expert designed programs spanning Security & Risk and Privacy frameworks

→ Hands-on audit management

→ Integrated audit execution

→ High quality audit reports

→ Continuously monitored compliance


Laika was massive in helping us understand the ‘why’ behind so many of the technical and non technical pieces of security controls that we didn’t have much context over. I also can’t speak highly enough about the quality of service and the incredible attention to detail that came from our team of Laika experts.

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Chief Operating Officer at ParkOffice

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