AICPA SSAE 16 Report Comparison – SOC 1 vs. SOC 2 vs. SOC 3

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) recently developed a Service Organization Control (SOC) Toolkit for firms that perform SOC engagements and their clients. The toolkit was developed to help firms navigate this emerging service area and help clients, prospects and service organizations understand the benefits of SOC engagements. The toolkit includes a number […]

Non-CPA Organizations Performing SAS 70 Audits

Question One: Can non-CPA organizations perform SAS 70 audits? Answer: No. Question Two: Can non-CPA organizations partner with CPA firms to perform SAS 70 audits? Answer: No. If you think otherwise, contact any member of the AICPA SAS 70 Task Force (Hint: their names are in the SAS 70 Audit Guide). Any one of them […]