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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...

January 7, 2010  1:21 AM

SAS 70 Audit & Compliance | Is a Type I Needed before a Type II?



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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As a SAS 70 Auditor, I'm often asked if a SAS 70 Type I is needed before conducting a SAS 70 Type II? The answer, YES and NO! Yes, in that if an organization has never gone through a SAS 70 audit, has time to conduct a Type I audit, or has...


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...


July 28, 2009  3:45 PM

SAS 70 for Payroll Companies | Tips on SAS 70 Type II Compliance



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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SAS 70 for payroll companies is fast becoming a requirement in this industry. And why? Because payroll companies conduct critical and material outsourcing functions for many organizations in today's business arena. What's more, they have a...


July 24, 2009  7:53 PM

SAS 70 Audit and Compliance | Financial Services are Next in Line



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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SAS 70 Audit and Compliance will soon be entering the financial services and financial sector in a much more in-depth manner in the coming years. Sure, SAS 70 audits have been widely used on asset accounting, hedge funds, trust establishments, but the push will be much further and deeper in the...


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...


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 20, 2009  6:20 PM

SAS 70 Compliance | Tips on Scoping a SAS 70 Audit



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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SAS 70 compliance is commonplace for many of today's businesses. Unfortunately, one of the missing ingredients in understanding SAS 70 compliance is the scope of the audit. That's right. The who, what, when, where, and why of the actual SAS 70 audit process....


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,...


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