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PEP Check: Politically Exposed Persons Screening Explained

A PEP check is a must for anti-money laundering due diligence. But how does it work? Who’s required to do it. Keep reading to find out!

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The Role of Background Screening in Creating Safer Workplaces

Feeling ill-prepared for new sexual harassment standards? Blake Fratantaro shares insights on how to create safe workplaces in light of new legislation.

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How to Create a Background Screening Policy

Here’s a guide on how to create a background screening policy for your organization.

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Adverse Action Notice Requirements: What to Know

Worried about the complexities of adverse action notice requirements? Fear not! We’ve got you covered with everything you need to know to stay compliant.

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SOC 2 Background Checks: Your Complete Guide

Here’s everything you need to know about SOC 2 background checks to keep your business safe.

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What Is SOC 2

Developed by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA), Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 is an auditing procedure that verifies companies have internal controls in place to protect sensitive data, and that the controls are operating continuously.

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FCRA Requirements for Employers

Recruiting top talent while ensuring a secure and compliant workforce starts with understanding the FCRA. For employers, the connection between background checks and the FCRA requirements is undeniable.

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Enhance Your Security Controls with Certn and Tugboat Logic Integration

Tugboat Logic integrates with Certn to automatically collect the evidence you need to demonstrate that your company is conducting background and reference checks.

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How Background Checks Help Achieve SOC 2 Compliance

Think SOC 2 is a boring compliance topic? Think again. If you’re a SaaS startup, this designation gives you a competitive edge. Background checks are a key enabler of SOC compliance.

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Certn and Vanta Partner to Help Companies with SOC 2 Readiness

Here’s how Certn’s SOC 2 background checks help Vanta clients with SOC 2 readiness.

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Canada’s Cannabis Industry and Criminal Record Checks

Here’s what you need to know about Canada’s cannabis industry and criminal record checks. Plus, how Certn can help.