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SAS 70 Type I


January 11, 2010  2:03 PM

SAS 70 Audit Scope for Type I and Type II Audits | Important Advice



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Properly scoping a SAS 70 Type I or SAS 70 Type II audit is an extremely important component of the audit process itself. Why? Because as a service organization undergoing a SAS 70 audit, your goal is to have a report produced and issued to you...

June 20, 2009  3:20 AM

SAS 70



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70, simply known as SAS 70 to many, has had a profound impact on regulatory compliance since the passage of the Sarbanes Oxley Act in 2002. As a SAS 70 auditor for many years, i've been asked a broad and wide range of...


May 31, 2009  3:33 PM

Policies and Procedures | SAS 70 | PCI DSS | An Auditor’s Viewpoint



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Policies and Procedures-it's such a common theme and phrase in today's regulatory compliance and governance arena, so much so, i think it should have it's own Wikipedia page. It can be an arduous undertaking in developing these documents. Furthermore, policies and procedures are becoming...


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...


May 4, 2009  4:20 PM

SAS 70 Certification | Expert Advice on Type I and Type II SAS 70 Audits



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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SAS 70 Certification is everywhere these days, or so it seems. From small start-up organizations to large multi-national corporations, many people have been hit by the SAS 70 bug. What's also interesting to note are the vast differences you can see when...


April 30, 2009  3:13 PM

SAS 70 Compliance | A Step by Step Processes for SAS 70 Type I and Type II Audits



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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SAS 70 compliance is a multi-phased, process based methodology that is undertaken by organizations seeking to become SAS 70 Type I or Type II compliant. As a SAS 70 auditor, I’m often asked what the SAS 70 audit process is, how long it...


February 23, 2009  5:13 PM

SAS 70 Internal Controls | Important Facts and Tips to Know



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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SAS 70 audits test a wide array of internal controls within your organization for helping ensure SAS 70 Type I or Type II compliance. What's interesting to note about these "internal controls" is that you need to truly understand what they are...


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,...


February 8, 2009  2:59 PM

SAS 70 Audit Guide | Learn the Secrets to SAS 70 Audits



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Need to learn about SAS 70 audits? Not too sure about what the audit actually entails in regards to scope, time, effort and financial considerations? Well, if your organization is seeking to become SAS 70 Type I or Type II compliant for 2009...


December 31, 2008  11:36 PM

SAS 70 Audit Reports | Learn About SAS 70 by Obtaining a Sample Report



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Many service organizations who have to undergo a SAS 70 Type I or Type II audit have never had the ability to see or read what a final report looks like after the audit has been completed. With this now available, service organizations can gain...


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