Why is Scrut the go-to-solution for CTOs for their compliance needs?

Recently, we conducted a survey asking our customers about the reasons for choosing Scrut for their compliance requirements.

They told us the following reasons for their choice.

1. Scrut reduces tool fatigue

Scrut cloud diagnostic tool covers a wide gamut of resources, such as compute, databases, serverless, containers, etc. Therefore, our customers don’t require separate tools like CSPM, CIEM, SCA, etc.

Scrut cloud diagnostic tool goes deep, covering 100% of the CIS benchmarks (over 200) across popular cloud service providers. On the other hand, our peers in the space mainly check for the bare minimum SOC 2 requirements (around 50 CIS benchmarks).

This is validated by our customer base, which consists of companies with vast and complex cloud infrastructure, such as Leadsquared, Qapita, Darwinbox, etc. 

  • LeadSquared – 1400+ employees
  • Darwinbox – 1000+ employees
  • Qapita – A fintech company 

2. Scrut provides all compliance resources in one platform

With Scrut, you get everything you need to get compliant

Along with the compliance automation tool, you get access to the following:

  • Help with gaps assessment
  • Pre-built policy templates tailored to your requirements
  • Best-in-class auditors, like BSI, EY, and RiskPro
  • Penetration testers, including red-team testers

Besides this, we even manage your SLAs with the above partners and represent you during the external audit/s. This means you don’t need to take on the headache of answering the auditor’s questions.

In short, Scrut takes care of everything you need to get and stay compliant.

Don’t believe us? Have a look at some of our customers’ reviews on G2.

3. Scrut eliminates duplication of efforts and reduces standards fatigue

We help you get compliant with over 20 frameworks, including SOC 2, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, NIST 800, GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, CMMC, PCI DSS, and FedRAMP, off the shelf. This means that when you are going for multiple standards and regulations, you don’t need to worry about duplication of efforts. Scrut automatically maps artifacts to all the standards you want to comply with. 

For example, if you create a critical policy through Scrut’s policy manager, say the Access Control Policy, it’ll automatically get mapped to relevant ISO 27001 control and SOC 2 criteria. You need not worry about creating and mapping the policy twice for both standards separately.

And we set this up very swiftly. For one of our customers that works with US federal agencies, it took us 3 business days to set up 11 frameworks

Below is a dashboard from one of our customers, which gives a clear picture of readiness across multiple standards. 

4. We hold ourselves accountable till the end 

Our customers have a 100% audit success rate. This is because, before going for the external audit, we conduct very rigorous internal audits to ensure that our customers can pass the audit in one go.

Scrut’s founding team has experience conducting 3000+ assessments across the globe over the last 15 years. Additionally, the InfoSec delivery team consists of folks from the Big Four. 

With Scrut, you get hand-holding throughout your compliance journey. We don’t just leave you with a tool. We put our skin in the game!

Our payments are performance-based, and we get paid when the audits are successful and certificates are issued. We’ll ride with you till the end of the line.

5. Scrut has the most transparent, real-time audit logs and monitoring dashboards

Scrut connects with your existing tools, like cloud service providers, identity providers, MDM, task tracking tools, code version controls, HRMS, SSOs, and more.

Here are the integrations that we do off the shelf: 

You can check the full list of all the integrations here

Furthermore, Scrut keeps track of all the changes taking place in the cloud environment that may affect your compliance posture. 

Scrut logs all actions taken by users, changes made to policy documents, and API calls made through our integration, and monitored in the form of audit logs in the UI.

For instance, see this audit log in the privacy policy document.

Customer reviews

For our customer-centric approach, we have received a lot of love from our customers.

Awards and accolades 

Scrut has also gotten several G2 badges in the categories of cloud automation, security compliance, and cloud security.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

1. Do you connect with mobile device management (MDM) tools?

For MDM, Scrut offers two options:
– Use of own MDM, a native OS query-based agent
– You can also integrate with your existing third-party MDM tools. Check the complete list of integrations.

2. How reliant are your policies? 

All our policies are battle-tested. 
Our customers’ audit success rate is 100%. We could only have done that with our policies being extremely robust. 
Scrut policy templates are made by InfoSec experts who have worked in companies like BSI, Accorp Partners, and EY

3. Are the policy documents editable, and do you provide version history?

Our inline policy editor not only makes every policy editable but also keeps a 100% audit log of every minute change made, by whom, and when, with version history.

4. How do you help with incident and vulnerability management?

We integrate with SIEM tools—Datadog and Splunk, as well as XDR tools like Crowdstrike. We integrate with Qualys, AWS Inspector, and Tenable for vulnerability management.
We also complement this with human offensive testers (pentesters) who are permanent members of our team.

5. How much manual effort is required to get compliant?

Scrut saves approximately 70% of the effort required to comply with over 20 frameworks, like SOC 2, HIPAA, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, GDPR, CCPA, HITRUST, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 27701, ISO 9001, PIPEDA, etc.
With Scrut Automation, you can put your InfoSec compliance on auto-pilot. Scrut heavy lifts most of the compliance tasks, like cloud evidence collection, automatically checking against 200+ CIS benchmarks on a daily basis. 

6. How do you help with the audit process?

Scrut smoothens the whole audit process for you. It keeps all the relevant policies, procedures, controls, and evidence in one place.
Furthermore, the platform enables effective collaboration with your auditors. The auditor can come to the platform and go through control by control. They can look at the policies, tests, and evidence. If the auditors need clarification, they can leave comments within the platform.
This eases the whole audit process and reduces the audit time to about a few hours (2-4 hours) from 1 week via the traditional way.

7. Tell us about your audit management capabilities. 

Scrut has the most comprehensive audit management capability. With Scrut, you can keep track of every audit—internal or external—assign auditors, track comments and assign follow-up tasks.

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