Understanding and Analyzing Vendor SOC Reports

Date: November 10  Time: 2pm ET Presenter: Aaron Kirkpatrick 

vendor soc reportsCollecting, analyzing and understanding your vendor’s SOC reports is crucial to ensure the vendor is a safe partner. It's expected that you have your third-party’s actual SOC reports on file, as well as a qualified review of the audit reports acknowledging your understanding of strengths and weaknesses.

Join us as we cover valuable information on SOC reports and reviewing them that should help your third-party risk management program.

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  • The differences between vendor SOC reports
  • When to review them
  • Key components to look out for

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Webinar Presenter Aaron Kirkpatrick
Aaron is the Chief Information Security Officer as well as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) who has acquired a wide range of organizational, technical and compliance knowledge, applying it within data center and financial institution services sectors. He’s created and successfully led security, risk and audit programs, including SOC engagements, for data centers and a financial application company, transitioning to Internal Audit at one of the largest financial system providers. 
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Date: November 10, 2020
Time: 2pm ET
Presenter: Aaron Kirkpatrick
Duration: 1 hour
Who should attend:
This intermediate level webinar is recommended for any vendor information security professional looking to go a little deeper in their understanding of SOC reports and analysis.


This session is eligible for 1 CPE Credit for participating in the LIVE event. CPE Credit will be issued only upon completion of all polling questions and the post-event survey and offered within 5-7 business days.


Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Each Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Who Should Attend: CEOs, CFOs, Compliance, Risk, BOD, Vendor Management, CPAs 
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Refunds: This is a free event.
Cancellations: In the event that this session would need to be cancelled, you will be personally contacted and registered for the rescheduled event.
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