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Audit Lessons Learned from the Target Data Breach

We all know the Cloud is convenient and efficient. It allows us to access important information anytime, anywhere, as long as we have an Internet connection. So what’s the catch to this wonder technology?


5 Benefits of SSAE 16/SOC Audits for Service Organizations

Nobody likes the sound of the word, audit. It implies spending precious time gathering and providing information and trying to come up with answers to tough questions.


The Value of Outsourced CPA Services

Nobody has more to do at any given time than a business owner. Do you ever really get through your to-do list? It’s hard to ever feel caught up when your inbox has at least 10 unread messages at any given time. So how do you deal with this never-ending pile of work?


5 Things Due Diligence and March Madness Have in Common

Few sporting events generate as much buzz as the NCAA ba


4 Tips to Ensure You Ace Your SSAE 16/SOC Audit

The SSAE 16/SOC Audit is no joke. It’s a very important tool for service organizations and should be taken seriously. The last thing an organization wants is to receive a qualified opinion on their audit.


Do You Need a SOC Audit? Three Tips for Determining Your Reporting Needs

In recent years regulators have transitioned toward control reporting standards that are more specific to the service offering provided by the service organization. Enter SOC 1 (formerly SSAE 16).


The SSAE 16 Report

If you are a customer of a service organization or the service organization itself, merely obtaining a SSAE 16 (SOC 1) or SOC 2 attestation report isn’t the end of the process.  As you review the SOC audit report pay particular attention to the following areas of the report.


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