What Is Compliance As A Service?

Compliance as a service (CaaS) is a combination of modern technologies, including cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI). CaaS enables service organizations to comply with the requirements such as SOC 2 without expensive investment in computing hardware or services.

CaaS offloads much of the burdens of compliance to a managed service provider (MSP). The MSP is responsible for operation and availability of the CaaS solution, and for keeping it up to date as compliance requirements change. The commitments of the MSP are typically spelled out in a service level agreement (SLA).

You must ensure your chosen CaaS MSP is fully compliant with the focus of the offered service or services. The non-compliant business, not the MSP, is typically subject to levied penalties and fines.

It is equally vital that any chosen CaaS solution be as friendly to auditors as it is to its business users. This means the solution should deliver information about your environment and compliance posture in forms your auditor can use easily.

How Trustero Can Help

Trustero Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is cloud-based, easy-to-use compliance automation software. It is designed to simplify SOC 2 audit readiness and enable continuous compliance.

For example, the Trustero platform includes auditor-approved controls and auditor-vetted policy templates. You can use these as they are, modify them as needed, and easily add your own controls. These features make your audits and SOC reports easier and faster to complete, for you and your auditor.

In addition, the Trustero solution constantly monitors your technology infrastructure and can notify administrators when an element falls out of SOC 2 compliance. Trustero CaaS also integrates with leading Software as a Service (SaaS) tools and platforms. And Trustero Compliance as a Service delivers reports about your technology estate and compliance posture, regularly and on demand. These and other features help you achieve and sustain continuous compliance. They also ease and speed future audits, and help strengthen key business processes.

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