On-demand Recording

A Deep Dive into Our Refreshed SOC 2 Certification

SOC 2 Webinar Rewatch

Kobalt.io has recently refreshed our SOC 2 Type II certification, demonstrating our commitment to continuously enhance our security measures to safeguard your digital assets. In this webinar, we’ll share with you our journey to compliance achieving SOC 2 compliance.
Joining us are John Kelly, Partnership Manager of Vanta, a world class compliance automation tool, and Andrew Gulrajani, Cofounder, Partner at Advantage Partners, our auditor. Together we will explore the significance of SOC 2 certification, and take an in-depth look at the steps and challenges involved in obtaining it.

Download Webinar

Meet our speakers

Michael Argast

Michael Argast
Co-Founder and CEO of Kobalt.io

Michael is an experienced cybersecurity professional with over 20 years of industry experience. He is the co-founder and CEO of Kobalt.io, a rapidly growing cloud-focused security services provider. Kobalt.io works with over 200 cloud-focused technology companies to help develop their cyber security programs and ensure the security of their organization.

John Kelly Vanta

John Kelly
Partnership Manager, Vanta

John is the Partnerships Manager at Vanta. He has experience working for startups to mid-size firms to large enterprises. He has 7 years of cloud computing, DevSecOps and Security experience.
He is committed to keeping clients' best interests in mind and creating long-term partnerships. He currently manages international partnerships at Vanta and resides in NYC.

About Vanta

Vanta is the leading trust management platform that helps simplify and centralize security for organizations of all sizes. Over 6,000+ companies rely on Vanta to build, maintain and demonstrate their trust—all in a way that’s real-time and transparent.

Andrew Gulrajani

Andrew Gulrajani
Cofounder, Partner, Advantage Partners

Andrew Gulrajani co-founded Advantage Partners with the goal of helping small- to mid-size technology companies uplevel their security posture in a cost-effective manner. To guide clients, Andrew draws on his prior experience as a Partner Relations Manager at Vanta, where he managed a network of audit partners core to the business, providing industry expertise, enablement and product knowledge, all creating favorable outcomes for clients.
Andrew began his career as a Consultant at Deloitte, where he supported Enterprise, Cloud and SaaS companies on their compliance programs.
Andrew is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and member of the AICPA. He holds a degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Washington and is an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner. When not at work, Andrew enjoys traveling the world, immersing himself in new and unique cultures. You’ll also likely find him hiking in the mountains with his Bernedoodle, Rory.

About Advantage Partners

Advantage Partners’ mission is to partner with our clients to reduce the complexity, stress and uncertainty of undergoing compliance audits, all while implementing best practices related to security. We do this by combining our strong understanding of emerging technologies with our deep experience using the Vanta platform to help clients achieve their security, compliance and business growth goals.