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The latest on regulations and trends in security compliance

General

Security vs. compliance: What’s the difference?

Learn the importance of security vs. compliance and how to efficiently bridge the gap between them.
GDPR

CCPA vs. GDPR: What are the differences and similarities?

Noticing a lot of similarities between CCPA vs. GDPR? Find out what the differences are between these two regulations and if you’ll need both.
HIPAA

HIPAA regulations and relations explained

Not sure if your business needs to comply with HIPAA? Learn about HIPAA regulations and how they relate to your company.
General

What is the CCPA and how will it affect your company?

Doing business in California? Learn about the CCPA and what it means for your company.
SOC 2

Which industries are most likely to ask for a SOC 2 report?

Does your startup want to do business with these four industries? If so, you should prioritize a SOC 2 report sooner rather than later. Here’s why.
General

The importance of choosing the right auditor

Wondering how to choose an auditor? Vanta's cybersecurity and data privacy expert Matt Cooper offers a few words of advice.
SOC 2

SOC 2 certification: What to know

Understand the basics of the SOC 2 certification to better support your organization’s security.
Security

3 SaaS sectors most at risk of cyberattacks and how SOC 2 compliance can help

If your startup is in one of these 3 industries, here’s why you should prioritize SOC 2 compliance.
SOC 2

How to identify and close gaps in SOC 2 compliance

If something is missing in your SOC 2 compliance, it’s important to plug the gap as soon as possible. Learn how to uncover SOC 2 issues and keep your business safe.
ISO 27001

What you need to know about your ISO risk assessment methodology

Struggling with how to develop your ISO 27001 risk assessment methodology? Find out how to prepare your org. for ISO compliance.

NIST CSF vs. ISO 27001: What’s the Difference?

What is NIST CSF and how is it different from ISO 27001? Our security experts break down what you need to know.
HIPAA

The Roles of PCI DSS and HIPAA Compliance

What roles do PCI DSS and HIPAA compliance play in your organization? Do you need both? Learn how each standard plays an important and unique role in your security roadmap.
General

How GDPR, ISO, and SOC 2 Can Level Up Your Selling Game

Looking for a way to breathe life into stagnant sales numbers? Expand your revenue opportunities with GDPR, ISO, and SOC 2 compliance.

Your Guide to the Stages of ISO Certification

What can you expect from your ISO 27001 certification process? Get the details on the stages of ISO certification from security compliance specialists.
SOC 2

A Simple Breakdown: SOC 1 vs. SOC 2 vs. SOC 3

Confused about the different types of SOC reports and which one you might need? Check out this clear and helpful guide to SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 reports.
SOC 2

SOC 1 vs. SOC 2: Which One Do You Need?

What’s the difference between a SOC 1 and SOC 2 report and which one does your business need? Learn the details of each to understand which report makes sense for your organization.
Security

Point-In-Time vs. Continuous Monitoring for Security

Which type of security monitoring should your business choose: point-in-time or continuous monitoring? Learn the pros and cons of each option.
ISO 27001

Risk Assessment 101: Working Backwards from the Controls

Matt Cooper, Principal, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, shares how to work backwards with a controls framework for assessing risk in order to meet the requirements for ISO 27001 compliance.
PCI

Why PCI Compliance Matters for SaaS Startups

Learn how big data and fintech companies can prove their security posture with PCI DSS compliance certification and why it doesn't have to be as complicated as you might think.
GDPR

How GDPR and ISO 27001 Work Together

Learn how GDPR and ISO 27001 compliance overlap and how each standard provides more overall security for your organization together than they do individually.
ISO 27001

How Long Does It Take to Get ISO Certified?

If you're in need of ISO 27001 certification, it helps to understand how long that process will take and what the work will entail. Our experts have put together a timeline for ISO 27001 compliance certification.
HIPAA

The Importance Of HIPAA And What It Can Mean For Your Business

Does your business need to comply with HIPAA? Learn about HIPAA, which businesses need to comply, and how to efficiently get HIPAA compliant in order to avoid any costly penalties to your organization.
Security

How To Set Up Your Security To Scale Overseas

Is your business scaling overseas? Learn which certifications are required when expanding your business internationally and how to maintain security best practices.
ISO 27001

SOC 2 vs. ISO 27001 Compliance: Why You Need Both

What are the differences between SOC 2 and ISO 27001 and why does your business needs both security certifications? Learn how each compliance plays a specific role in your safely scaling your business.
SOC 2

Who Is Responsible For SOC 2?

Who should be responsible for the work involved in SOC 2 certification? Learn the differences between the technical and non-technical needs when preparing for SOC 2 compliance certification.
ISO 27001

What Is ISO 27001 And Why Do You Need It?

Learn about the basics of ISO 27001 and the benefits of ISO 27001 certification from our security automation specialists.
SOC 2

Differentiator For Automated Compliance Platforms: Visibility Into Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability scans are among the most critical pieces of SOC 2 compliance. In part 5 of our series on key differentiators for automated compliance platforms, we discuss the importance visibility and integrations for vulnerabilities.
SOC 2

Differentiator Among Compliance Automation Software: Risk Assessment Register

In part four of our series on key differentiators in security automation platforms, we discuss risk assessment management. Learn how you can simplify your annual risk assessments with a risk assessment register.
SOC 2

Security Policy Templates: A Key Differentiator

In part three of our series on key differentiators in automated security platforms, we discuss the importance of policy templates. Learn how security policy templates can save you time, money, and a whole lot of headaches.
SOC 2

Key Differentiators: Automated Employee Offboarding and Access Management Workflows

In part two of our series on key differentiators for choosing an automated compliance platform, we discuss the importance of automating employee offboarding and access management workflows.
SOC 2

Key Differentiators In Security Automation Platforms: A Series

Not all automated security platforms on the market are created equal. We've compiled a list of the biggest differentiators to look for when choosing an automated compliance platform. In part one, learn about how a documents tab and recurring evidence tasks are key performance enhancers for your organization.
Security

9 Security tips For startups

Christina Cacioppo, Co-Founder and CEO of Vanta, recently shared her nine security tips for startups when she presented at TechCrunch Sessions: SaaS 2021. Find out her key takeaways for startup success.
PCI

What are the Benefits of a PCI Automated Platform?

Getting PCI certified takes a lot of time and effort. Is there an easier way to get and stay compliant? Learn how an automated platform lightens a compliance certification workload and can streamline the process.
PCI

How to Secure Your Cardholder Data Environment and Gain PCI DSS Compliance

What is CDE and why is it essential to creating a secure business for your customers? Learn how to become PCI DSS compliant and the steps to ensure cardholder data.
SOC 2

Top 5 Tips for Evaluating SOC 2 Security Monitoring Platforms

Not all security monitoring platforms are created equal. Use these five tips to help decipher which questions to ask in order to determine the right automated security platform for your organization.
ISO 27001

ISO 27001 for Startups: What Every Startup Needs to Know

Learn the ins and outs of ISO 27001 compliance for startups and get a better understanding of why compliance helps improve your security posture.
PCI

PCI Compliance for Small Businesses: What You Need to Know

Your small business needs to be PCI DSS compliant, but how do you even get started? Here's a quick intro for how to get your small business PCI compliant.
GDPR

8 Steps to Make Your Website GDPR Compliant

Part of becoming GDPR compliant is ensuring that your website is also following the laws of GDPR compliance. Here are eight steps to make your website GDPR compliant and easy fixes to secure your site.
ISO 27001

How Much Does It Cost to Get ISO 27001 Certified?

What are the costs involved with becoming ISO 27001 certified? We break down all the possible ways that the cost of ISO 27001 certification can add up and share how to minimize expenses.
Security

For CTOs: 5 Strategies to Get Buy-In from Your Organization for Information Security

As a CTO, you understand the importance of information security. But how you do express this importance to other members of your organization? Here are five strategies for making the case for prioritizing information security.
PCI

Do Companies That Use Shopify Need to Be PCI Compliant?

Every business that accepts payments needs to adhere to PCI DSS. But, do you still need to be PCI compliant on your own if you use Shopify? The answer is complicated, but we make PCI make sense.
GDPR

What Happens If You Break GDPR Law?

What are the consequences for GDPR non-compliance? Who enforces GDPR compliance? Learn what the penalties are and how non-compliance can have financial implications for your business.
GDPR

How Can GDPR Compliance Software Make a Difference for Your Business?

Learn how GDPR compliance software eases the critical compliance regulations and standards for businesses.
PCI

Why Companies That Use Stripe Still Need PCI Compliance

Stripe is PCI compliant, but does that mean companies that use Stripe don't need to worry about PCI? Learn about how to work with businesses that process payment information and steps to make sure your customers stay secure.
GDPR

The GDPR Basics Your Business Needs to Know

Learn the basics of GDPR, what GDPR compliance means for your organization, and how the GDPR rights granted to those in the EU may impact your business.
Security

Vanta’s Security and Compliance Overview

Security and compliance are important to businesses of all sizes. Our security and compliance overview is a compilation of our related content to make it easy for you to learn about everything from security at inception to compliance maintenance.
Security

Cybersecurity vs Information Security: What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between cybersecurity and information security? Get a better understanding of how these two data securities differ from one another and how you can protect your organization.
PCI

AWS PCI Compliance: What You Should Know

Find out how AWS can affect your PCI compliance and what tools to use to make your cloud-based network secure.
SOC 2

Why a SOC 2 is the Most Accepted Security Compliance Standard

SOC 2 requirements make assurances necessary for compliance. Learn why customers, investors, partners, and even employees won’t have to fret over whether the right protections are in place with SOC 2 compliance.
GDPR

Who should comply with GDPR?

Understanding GDPR can be a challenge. Learn what GDPR is, who it impacts, and how it might apply to your business.
PCI

How to Get PCI Compliant

Do you need to get PCI compliant but don't know where to start? Check out these steps on the best ways to get your PCI compliance up and running.
PCI

Why PCI Compliance Matters for SaaS Startups

Learn how big data and fintech companies can prove their security posture with PCI DSS compliance certification and why it doesn't have to be as complicated as you might think.
PCI

What are the Benefits of a PCI Automated Platform?

Getting PCI certified takes a lot of time and effort. Is there an easier way to get and stay compliant? Learn how an automated platform lightens a compliance certification workload and can streamline the process.
PCI

How to Secure Your Cardholder Data Environment and Gain PCI DSS Compliance

What is CDE and why is it essential to creating a secure business for your customers? Learn how to become PCI DSS compliant and the steps to ensure cardholder data.
PCI

PCI Compliance for Small Businesses: What You Need to Know

Your small business needs to be PCI DSS compliant, but how do you even get started? Here's a quick intro for how to get your small business PCI compliant.
PCI

Do Companies That Use Shopify Need to Be PCI Compliant?

Every business that accepts payments needs to adhere to PCI DSS. But, do you still need to be PCI compliant on your own if you use Shopify? The answer is complicated, but we make PCI make sense.
PCI

Why Companies That Use Stripe Still Need PCI Compliance

Stripe is PCI compliant, but does that mean companies that use Stripe don't need to worry about PCI? Learn about how to work with businesses that process payment information and steps to make sure your customers stay secure.
PCI

AWS PCI Compliance: What You Should Know

Find out how AWS can affect your PCI compliance and what tools to use to make your cloud-based network secure.
PCI

How to Get PCI Compliant

Do you need to get PCI compliant but don't know where to start? Check out these steps on the best ways to get your PCI compliance up and running.
GDPR

CCPA vs. GDPR: What are the differences and similarities?

Noticing a lot of similarities between CCPA vs. GDPR? Find out what the differences are between these two regulations and if you’ll need both.
GDPR

How GDPR and ISO 27001 Work Together

Learn how GDPR and ISO 27001 compliance overlap and how each standard provides more overall security for your organization together than they do individually.
GDPR

8 Steps to Make Your Website GDPR Compliant

Part of becoming GDPR compliant is ensuring that your website is also following the laws of GDPR compliance. Here are eight steps to make your website GDPR compliant and easy fixes to secure your site.
GDPR

What Happens If You Break GDPR Law?

What are the consequences for GDPR non-compliance? Who enforces GDPR compliance? Learn what the penalties are and how non-compliance can have financial implications for your business.
GDPR

How Can GDPR Compliance Software Make a Difference for Your Business?

Learn how GDPR compliance software eases the critical compliance regulations and standards for businesses.
GDPR

The GDPR Basics Your Business Needs to Know

Learn the basics of GDPR, what GDPR compliance means for your organization, and how the GDPR rights granted to those in the EU may impact your business.
GDPR

Who should comply with GDPR?

Understanding GDPR can be a challenge. Learn what GDPR is, who it impacts, and how it might apply to your business.
SOC 2

Which industries are most likely to ask for a SOC 2 report?

Does your startup want to do business with these four industries? If so, you should prioritize a SOC 2 report sooner rather than later. Here’s why.
SOC 2

SOC 2 certification: What to know

Understand the basics of the SOC 2 certification to better support your organization’s security.
SOC 2

How to identify and close gaps in SOC 2 compliance

If something is missing in your SOC 2 compliance, it’s important to plug the gap as soon as possible. Learn how to uncover SOC 2 issues and keep your business safe.
SOC 2

A Simple Breakdown: SOC 1 vs. SOC 2 vs. SOC 3

Confused about the different types of SOC reports and which one you might need? Check out this clear and helpful guide to SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 reports.
SOC 2

SOC 1 vs. SOC 2: Which One Do You Need?

What’s the difference between a SOC 1 and SOC 2 report and which one does your business need? Learn the details of each to understand which report makes sense for your organization.
SOC 2

Who Is Responsible For SOC 2?

Who should be responsible for the work involved in SOC 2 certification? Learn the differences between the technical and non-technical needs when preparing for SOC 2 compliance certification.
SOC 2

Differentiator For Automated Compliance Platforms: Visibility Into Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability scans are among the most critical pieces of SOC 2 compliance. In part 5 of our series on key differentiators for automated compliance platforms, we discuss the importance visibility and integrations for vulnerabilities.
SOC 2

Differentiator Among Compliance Automation Software: Risk Assessment Register

In part four of our series on key differentiators in security automation platforms, we discuss risk assessment management. Learn how you can simplify your annual risk assessments with a risk assessment register.
SOC 2

Security Policy Templates: A Key Differentiator

In part three of our series on key differentiators in automated security platforms, we discuss the importance of policy templates. Learn how security policy templates can save you time, money, and a whole lot of headaches.
SOC 2

Key Differentiators: Automated Employee Offboarding and Access Management Workflows

In part two of our series on key differentiators for choosing an automated compliance platform, we discuss the importance of automating employee offboarding and access management workflows.
SOC 2

Key Differentiators In Security Automation Platforms: A Series

Not all automated security platforms on the market are created equal. We've compiled a list of the biggest differentiators to look for when choosing an automated compliance platform. In part one, learn about how a documents tab and recurring evidence tasks are key performance enhancers for your organization.
SOC 2

Top 5 Tips for Evaluating SOC 2 Security Monitoring Platforms

Not all security monitoring platforms are created equal. Use these five tips to help decipher which questions to ask in order to determine the right automated security platform for your organization.
SOC 2

Why a SOC 2 is the Most Accepted Security Compliance Standard

SOC 2 requirements make assurances necessary for compliance. Learn why customers, investors, partners, and even employees won’t have to fret over whether the right protections are in place with SOC 2 compliance.
Security

3 SaaS sectors most at risk of cyberattacks and how SOC 2 compliance can help

If your startup is in one of these 3 industries, here’s why you should prioritize SOC 2 compliance.
Security

Point-In-Time vs. Continuous Monitoring for Security

Which type of security monitoring should your business choose: point-in-time or continuous monitoring? Learn the pros and cons of each option.
Security

How To Set Up Your Security To Scale Overseas

Is your business scaling overseas? Learn which certifications are required when expanding your business internationally and how to maintain security best practices.
Security

9 Security tips For startups

Christina Cacioppo, Co-Founder and CEO of Vanta, recently shared her nine security tips for startups when she presented at TechCrunch Sessions: SaaS 2021. Find out her key takeaways for startup success.
Security

For CTOs: 5 Strategies to Get Buy-In from Your Organization for Information Security

As a CTO, you understand the importance of information security. But how you do express this importance to other members of your organization? Here are five strategies for making the case for prioritizing information security.
Security

Vanta’s Security and Compliance Overview

Security and compliance are important to businesses of all sizes. Our security and compliance overview is a compilation of our related content to make it easy for you to learn about everything from security at inception to compliance maintenance.
Security

Cybersecurity vs Information Security: What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between cybersecurity and information security? Get a better understanding of how these two data securities differ from one another and how you can protect your organization.
ISO 27001

What you need to know about your ISO risk assessment methodology

Struggling with how to develop your ISO 27001 risk assessment methodology? Find out how to prepare your org. for ISO compliance.
ISO 27001

Risk Assessment 101: Working Backwards from the Controls

Matt Cooper, Principal, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, shares how to work backwards with a controls framework for assessing risk in order to meet the requirements for ISO 27001 compliance.
ISO 27001

How Long Does It Take to Get ISO Certified?

If you're in need of ISO 27001 certification, it helps to understand how long that process will take and what the work will entail. Our experts have put together a timeline for ISO 27001 compliance certification.
ISO 27001

SOC 2 vs. ISO 27001 Compliance: Why You Need Both

What are the differences between SOC 2 and ISO 27001 and why does your business needs both security certifications? Learn how each compliance plays a specific role in your safely scaling your business.
ISO 27001

What Is ISO 27001 And Why Do You Need It?

Learn about the basics of ISO 27001 and the benefits of ISO 27001 certification from our security automation specialists.
ISO 27001

ISO 27001 for Startups: What Every Startup Needs to Know

Learn the ins and outs of ISO 27001 compliance for startups and get a better understanding of why compliance helps improve your security posture.
ISO 27001

How Much Does It Cost to Get ISO 27001 Certified?

What are the costs involved with becoming ISO 27001 certified? We break down all the possible ways that the cost of ISO 27001 certification can add up and share how to minimize expenses.

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