About Megan Kovash (Partner, CPA)

Megan Kovash

Megan Kovash works primarily on SOC audits with experience in financial audit and internal audit as well. Megan started her career in January 2012 after completing her Masters of Accountancy with the University of Denver. She worked in the Risk Assurance group at Ernst & Young, then moved to the Internal Audit Data Analytics group at Charles Schwab. She is now a Partner at Linford & Co., LLP. Megan enjoys working with clients and coworkers to find and implement solutions to better her client’s business.

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Guidance for Access Control Management

Access Control Management – Guidance for Audit Compliance

One of the key points of focus when it comes to security compliance is the strength of access management controls. Whether your organization is aiming for compliance with the AICPA’s SOC criteria, NIST framework, GDPR, or HIPAA certification, to name a few, access controls play a key role in the internal control environment. Throughout this […]

SOC 2 vs SOC 3

SOC 2 vs SOC 3 Reports: What is the Difference?

When deciding what kind of SOC report your service organization needs or what kind of report to request from your service organization, the options can be a little confusing. Especially when considering whether you need a SOC 2 vs a SOC 3 report. Many of our clients ask us what a SOC 3 report is, […]

Risk evaluation and mitigation strategy for soc 2 compliance

Risk Evaluation & Mitigation Strategies for SOC 2 Compliance

Risk evaluation and mitigation strategies for SOC 2 compliance is something I am being asked more frequently about by many first-time clients. In the following paragraphs, I will be discussing requirements for service organizations to consider when contemplating or undergoing a SOC 2 audit. Specifically, risk assessment and mitigation strategies in place at the service […]