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Why do Compliance Programs Fail?

Establishing compliance programs represents a significant undertaking for organizations across sectors. However, many such initiatives fail to achieve their goals despite substantial investm ...
December 4, 2023
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What is a SSAE 18 Audit?

The SSAE 18, or Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18, auditing standards require that service organizations confirm and re-confirm third-party vendor certifications and ...
November 22, 2023
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SSAE 18 Checklist

SSAE 18 (Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18) is a set of standards and guidance issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for auditors a ...
October 31, 2023
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What is SSAE 18?

Defined loosely as an engagement to issue an examination, review, or procedures report on a subject matter, an attest engagement encompasses more review than audit reports. SSAE 18, in s ...
March 25, 2019
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What is an SSAE 18 Report?

As part of Service Organization Controls (SOC) reporting, organizations need to engage in the audit process. The SSAE 18 audit standard, superseding the SSAE 16 which had replaced the SAS 70 ...
March 25, 2019
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SSAE 18 Changes

Service Organization Controls (SOC) reports must meet the requirements set forth by the “Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements” as part of their audit engagements. Previous ...
March 25, 2019