A SOC 1 report documents a service organization’s controls that may be relevant to financial
reporting. Google Cloud Platform undergoes a regular third-party audit to certify individual
products against this standard.
SSAE 16 / ISAE 3402 Type II
The Auditing Standards Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
(AICPA) created the Statement on Standards
for Attestation Engagements No. 16
(SSAE 16) to keep pace with globally
recognized international accounting standards.
SSAE 16 aligns closely with the International Standard on Assurance Engagements 3402
SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402 are used to generate a report by an objective third-party attesting to a
set of statements which an organization asserts about its controls. The Service Organization
Controls (SOC) framework is the method by which the control of financial information is