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November 20, 2009  1:14 AM

SAS 70 and Business Continuity Planning (BCM) | What you Need to Know

Posted by: Charles Denyer
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As a SAS 70 auditor, i'm often asked if Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (or any of the other similar terms and phrases used) is part of the actual SAS 70 audit. In fairness, it is even though "technically" it does not fall into a...

May 10, 2009  2:59 PM

COSO | SAS 55 | SAS 70 | SAS 78 | Understanding the Relationship

Posted by: Charles Denyer
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COSO is a widely used and accepted internal control framework in today's growing corporate governance initiatives. It's also heavily found in Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70) audits. The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) framework essentially...

March 20, 2009  6:34 PM

SAS 70 Compliant | Discussion on SAS 70 Auditing Methodologies

Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Being SAS 70 compliant is quickly becoming a requirement for many service organizations (i.e., companies that provide outsourcing to another entity) in today's business arena. Many companies, however, voice frustration in not really understanding the audit...

March 15, 2009  2:24 AM

SAS 70 Type 2 Audit | Learn about SAS 70 Compliance

Posted by: Charles Denyer
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If you want to learn more about a SAS 70 Type 2 audit and SAS 70 compliance, then listen up. Becoming SAS 70 compliant can be full of minefields out in today's regulatory compliance world. But it shouldn't be. In fact achieving SAS 70 compliance should be looked upon as a structured, multi-step...

February 23, 2009  1:11 AM

What is SAS 70 | A Question I’m Often Asked by Service Organizations

Posted by: Charles Denyer
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What is SAS 70? For us in the regulatory compliance and Information Technology world, this would be an absurd question. Well, put yourself in the shoes of businesses who work hard everyday, struggling to make ends meet, and then suddenly,...


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