Definition

Soc 2 (Service Organization Control 2)

Soc 2, pronounced "sock two" and more formally known as Service Organization Control 2,  reports on various organizational controls related to security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality or privacy. The standard for regulating these five issues was formed under the AICPA Trust Services Principles and Criteria. 

See also: Soc 1

This was last updated in April 2012

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