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If you’re looking for EI3PA auditors & assessors with years of Experian consulting services, and who offer fixed fee assessment pricing, then call the nationwide experts at NDB today. Speak with one of North America’s longest licensed PCI-QSA’s, Charles Denyer, at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705 today, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Experian’s EI3PA compliance requirements call for having numerous information security and operational specific policies, procedures, and processes in place, which can be a challenging task for many organizations. Yet what separates NDB’s EI3PA services from other firm’s is the comprehensive EI3PA policy packet each organization receives at the onset of an engagement. More specifically, you’ll receive a set of information security and operational specific policies and procedures that map directly to each of the twelve (12) requirements put forth by the EI3PA standards, which are essentially identical to the PCI DSS framework, with just a few exceptions. Please remember that having comprehensive security and operational documentation in place is often one of the biggest challenges for EI3PA compliance, and NDB more than understands this critical issue.

Saving time, money, while obtaining EI3PA certification is why organizations all across North America choose NDB. Speak with one of North America’s longest licensed PCI-QSA’s, Charles Denyer, at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705 today, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , to learn more about our EI3PA auditing expertise.

Additionally, if your business also has to undertake SOC 1, SOC 2, or HIPAA compliance, NDB can often merge the audit deliverables into one seamless assessment, creating efficiencies and significant cost savings. Regulatory compliance is continuing to grow, so now’s the time to work with a proven and trusted firm with years of EI3PA expertise. The time for becoming EI3PA compliant is now, and the firm that offers competitive, fixed fees, along with providing a comprehensive policy packet, is NDB. NDB also offers numerous other professional services, so give us a call today to learn more.  Learn more about NDB's EI3PA expertise and the complimentary EI3PA Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

 EI3PA Compliance and Certification Services

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Experian EI3PA compliance certification services are offered from NDB, one of North America’s leading providers of regulatory compliance assessment services for credit agencies. If you store, process, and/or transmit sensitive Experian provided data, then an EI3PA audit may come calling. Being compliant with EI3PA means having a number of documented information security and operational specific policies, procedures, and processes in place. NDB has years of experience in performing EI3PA compliance certification assessments, so call and speak directly with PCI-QSA Charles Denyer today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

It’s also important to note that EI3PA assessments are essentially modeled after the PCI DSS standards, which means you need to have a Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI-QSA) perform such an engagement, thus call and speak with PCI-QSA Charles Denyer today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Additionally, a large part of achieving EI3PA compliance is dependent upon having documented policies and procedures in place, for which NDB provides as part of every engagement.  Learn more about NDB's EI3PA expertise and the complimentary EI3PA Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

Experian provided data is almost often that of Personally Identifiable Information (PII), highly sensitive and confidential data - that if compromised - could be disastrous for consumers, and it’s why EI3PA assessments have grown significantly in recent years. Talk to the experts at NDB today and receive a competitive fixed fee for your Experian EI3PA compliance & certification needs. With twelve (12) mandated “Requirements”, consisting of approximately 275 criteria, the EI3PA compliance roadmap can be a challenging aspect for many organizations, thus call the experts today at NDB by speaking directly with PCI-QSA Charles Denyer.

Undertaking an Experian EI3PA assessment is no different than many of today’s emerging regulatory compliance mandates – policies and procedures are needed, auditors ask for comprehensive documentations, reports are written and issued, and compliance is achieved. Turn to the experts for Experian EI3PA compliance certification, that’s NDB.  Learn more about NDB's EI3PA expertise and the complimentary EI3PA Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

NDB also offers numerous other compliance services, such as SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, HIPAA, NIST, and ISO compliance services. As one of North America’s leading providers of EI3PA compliance, the experts at NDB are here to help you every step of the way.

 EI3PA Compliance and Certification Services

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NDB offers EI3PA Audit Services as required by Experian for any entity who stores, processes, and/or transmits sensitive and confidential consumer data, much of it known in the broader context as “Personally Identifiable Information” (PII). An EI3PA assessment must be conducted by a designated Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI-QSA), so call and speak directly with one of North America’s longest licensed QSA’s, Charles Denyer of NDB, at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . While it’s true that the EI3PA assessment mandates essentially mirror those of the PCI DSS standards, there are a few differences that organizations need to be aware of. Additionally, when Experian often requests an actual EI3PA assessment on companies, they usually provide a detailed description of the sensitive and confidential consumer data that’s considered in-scope.  Learn more about NDB's EI3PA expertise and the complimentary EI3PA Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

NDB also provides critical information security policy and procedure templates as part of every EI3PA engagement, and that’s because a large part of the assessment process itself is highly dependent upon having documented security and organizational policies in place. Additionally, NDB also offers penetration testing and vulnerability scanning services for ensuring all aspects of EI3PA compliance are met. Cost-effective, comprehensive, and high-quality EI3PA services – that’s the NDB difference. Call Charles Denyer of NDB, at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Experian has put together a comprehensive internal compliance department, one that closely monitors all service providers who “touch” privileged consumer information. If you’re considering working with Experian by accessing such data, it’s highly likely that an EI3PA assessment is soon on its way. Learn more about NDB's EI3PA expertise and the complimentary EI3PA Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

Wherever you are located, from New York to Los Angeles, Miami to Seattle, or anywhere else, NDB provides comprehensive, high-quality EI3PA audit services & credit information security consulting services for today’s demanding businesses. Give us a call today to discuss your needs. NDB also offers numerous other regulatory compliance services, such as SSAE 16 SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, HIPAA, PCI DSS compliance, and more.

EI3PA Compliance and Certification Services

 

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NDB provides SOC 2 audits and compliance assessments for today’s growing Austin, TX business community. From Software as a Service (SaaS) entities, to data centers and software developers – and more – Austin, TX is alive with technology focused entities, many requiring compliance audits. Call NDB, the Lone Star State experts for SOC 1, SOC 2, PCI DSS, and HIPAA compliance. With years of providing businesses with high-quality and cost-effective services, NDB can help charter the ever-increasing regulatory compliance landscape, so call Chris Nickell today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Learn more about NDB's SOC 2 expertise and the complimentary SOC 2 Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

Technology companies that handle material outsourcing functions for other organizations – which in the world of SOC 2 audits are known as “service organizations” – are being required now more than ever to undertake annual SOC 2 audits. The solution is finding a nationally recognized, competitively priced CPA firm for assisting with all your reporting needs, and that’s NDB. Call Chris Nickell today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , and get an open, honest discussion on SOC 2 audits.

Along with offering SOC 2 audits, NDB also offers the following comprehensive regulatory compliance services:

  • SOC 1 SSAE 16 reporting
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) certification
  • HIPAA and HITECH compliance
  • NIST and FISMA consulting services
  • FERC, NERC, CIP compliance
  • Security awareness training
  • Risk management services
  • And much more

Call the SOC 2 audit experts today at NDB and receive a competitively priced, fixed fee proposal for all your regulatory compliance. NDB has been a fixture in the Lone Star state for years now, so turn to your in-state experts for today’s demanding and challenging compliance mandates. Call Chris Nickell, CPA, today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , and get an open, honest discussion on SOC 2 audits.  Learn more about NDB's SOC 2 expertise and the complimentary SOC 2 Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

 SOC 2 Assessments and Compliance Services | Fixed Fees

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NDB provides SOC 2 audits and compliance assessments for today’s growing Austin, TX business community. From Software as a Service (SaaS) entities, to data centers and software developers – and more – Austin, TX is alive with technology focused entities, many requiring compliance audits. Call NDB, the Lone Star State experts for SOC 1, SOC 2, PCI DSS, and HIPAA compliance. With years of providing businesses with high-quality and cost-effective services, NDB can help charter the ever-increasing regulatory compliance landscape, so call Chris Nickell today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Technology companies that handle material outsourcing functions for other organizations – which in the world of SOC 2 audits are known as “service organizations” – are being required now more than ever to undertake annual SOC 2 audits. The solution is finding a nationally recognized, competitively priced CPA firm for assisting with all your reporting needs, and that’s NDB. Call Chris Nickell today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , and get an open, honest discussion on SOC 2 audits.
Along with offering SOC 2 audits, NDB also offers the following comprehensive regulatory compliance services:

  • SOC 1 SSAE 16 reporting.
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) certification
  • HIPAA and HITECH compliance Security awareness training
  • Risk management services
  • And much more.

Call the SOC 2 audit experts today at NDB and receive a competitively priced, fixed fee proposal for all your regulatory compliance. NDB has been a fixture in the Lone Star state for years now, so turn to your in-state experts for today’s demanding and challenging compliance mandates. Call Chris Nickell, CPA, today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , and get an open, honest discussion on SOC 2 audits.

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PCI-QSA assessments for Tennessee merchants & service providers, particularly for businesses located in Nashville and Knoxville, are available from NDB Advisory, one of the Southeast’s premier providers of regulatory compliance audits. Former UT grad and current PCI-QSA Charles Denyer offers comprehensive PCI DSS reporting and auditing for today’s growing Tennessee businesses. Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) is spreading rapidly for any business that stores, processes, and/or transmits cardholder data.  Learn more about NDB's PCI DSS expertise and the complimentary PCI Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

This ultimately means that many Tennessee merchants and service providers will have to spend considerable time putting in place all necessary policies, procedures, and processes for PCI. It’s why businesses all throughout the Southeast trust the PCI services of NDB Advisory and the reputable skills of senior cyber security specialist and PCI-QSA Charles Denyer.
Notable PCI DSS services for Tennessee businesses include the following:
• PCI DSS Readiness Assessments and Gap Analysis procedures.
• Level 1 Onsite Assessments as mandated for merchants and service providers meeting and exceeding stated transaction thresholds for compliance.
• Information security policy and procedure writing.
• Penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.
• Assistance in filing all administrative documents for helping ensure proper PCI DSS compliance and validation.

From manufacturing firms to large grocery chains – any business in Tennessee that stores, processes, and/or transmits cardholder data must become compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) mandates. Call PCI-QSA Charles Denyer today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more. PCI is here to stay, so now’s the time to get serious about being compliant.  Learn more about NDB's PCI DSS expertise and the complimentary PCI Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

PCI DSS Assessments and Compliance Services | Fixed Fees

 

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Trust NDB as leading providers of South Carolina PCI DSS QSA services consisting of onsite assessments and auditors for all business throughout the state of South Carolina. Merchants and service providers storing, processing, and/or transmitting cardholder data must become compliant with the PCI DSS mandates, which means calling in the experts from NDB under the direction of senior cyber security specialist and current PCI-QSA Charles Denyer. Call Charles directly at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss your PCI DSS reporting needs.  Learn more about NDB's PCI DSS expertise and the complimentary PCI Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards are posing great challenges for many merchants and service providers in South Carolina – and understandably so – as compliance can often be expensive, time-consuming, and very laborious. What’s needed are expert auditing and consulting services for PCI, and that’s available today from NDB Advisory, so call PCI-QSA Charles Denyer at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705.
NDB’s PCI DSS Services for South Carolina merchants and service providers consist of the following:

• PCI DSS readiness assessments and gap analysis findings.
• Level 1 Onsite Reporting as required by a Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI-QSA).
• Network layer and application layer penetration testing, along with internal and external vulnerability scanning.
• Technical and operational remediation of all areas with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards requirements.
• Active assistance with completing and filing all applicable administrative documentation for PCI DSS compliance.
• Ongoing consultative engagements for ensuring organizations stay compliant with PCI DSS.

Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) begins by calling the South Carolina PCI experts today at NDB Advisory. Call and speak with PCI-QSA Charles Denyer at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . If you’re looking for cost-effective, high-quality, and comprehensive PCI DSS services, then look no further than NDB Advisory.  Learn more about NDB's PCI DSS expertise and the complimentary PCI Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

 PCI DSS Assessments and Compliance Services | Fixed Fees

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EI3PA compliance, certification, and assessment services are provided by NDB Accountants & Consultants under the direction of senior cyber security specialist and PCI-QSA Charles Denyer. Contact Charles today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about EI3PA compliance.

Experian’s EI3PA compliance and certification is targeted towards almost any organization that stores, processes and/or transmits confidential data provided by Experian themselves. Generally speaking, Experian provides highly sensitive and confidential information, often known as Personally Identifiable Information (PII), and then mandates it be protected in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) mandates. From Requirement 1 to Requirement 12, the mandates in place for PCI DSS compliance effectively apply to Experian data, hence the reason Experian themselves has adopted this framework for information security.  Learn more about NDB's EI3PA expertise and the complimentary EI3PA Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

Again, because the framework for EI3PA is essentially identical to that of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) mandates, it also means that information security and operational specific policies and procedures need to be in place, for which NDB Advisory offers as part of each EI3PA engagement. Call Charles today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about EI3PA compliance.

Much like the PCI DSS standards for cardholder data, EI3PA compliance will continue to grow in the coming years as more and more organizations store, process, and/or transmit highly sensitive and confidential customer information for Experian. EI3PA compliance, just like the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) is largely about documented and highly formalized policies, procedures, and processes, for which NDB can assist every step of the way. Call Charles today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about EI3PA compliance.  Learn more about NDB's EI3PA expertise and the complimentary EI3PA Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

 EI3PA Compliance and Certification Services

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Call the Dallas, TX data center auditors today for fixed fee pricing for PCI DSS compliance, along with SOC 1 SSAE 16, SOC 2, HIPAA, and any other of the alphabet soup regulatory compliance mandates. Data centers now stand front and center in the world of regulatory compliance, often having to spend considerable resources in regards to the ever-growing list of industry mandates and federal legislative edicts. The solution is finding a well-qualified, highly-experienced CPA and consulting firm capable of providing competitive fixed fees for such mandates, and that’s NDB.  Learn more about NDB's complimentary SOC 1 Policy Packet and SOC 2 Policy Packets. It truly makes a big difference in helping you save thousands of dollars on SOC compliance.

With years of working in the DFW area and providing numerous compliance solutions, NDB has the experience, skill sets, and audit know-how to get you through today’s most demanding and challenging compliance mandates. Additionally, NDB can also combine many of today’s regulatory compliance mandates into an efficient, scalable, highly-efficient, and cost-effective process. Call and speak with regulatory compliance specialist Charles Denyer of NDB at 214-298-8532, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. today.

NDB’s Dallas, TX data center audit services consist of the following:

  • PCI DSS
  • HIPAA | HITECH | CMS
  • SOC 1 SSAE 16
  • SOC 2 AT 101
  • SOC 3 Trust Services Principles

There’s simply no reason to pay multiple audit firms separate fess for the above listed regulatory compliance assessments. Additionally, there’s also really no reason to waste hundreds of operational man-hours in stopping and starting audits each and every years, collecting the same audit evidence over and over. Work with a proven and trusted firm with years of data center auditing and compliance expertise, that’s NDB. With a strong footprint in the Lone Star State – especially in Big D – we can get you compliant in a comprehensive and cost-effective manner. Call and speak with Charles Denyer at 214-298-8532, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. today.

 

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Call the Atlanta, GA data center auditors today for all your regulatory compliance needs, such as SSAE 16 SOC 1 assessments, SOC 2 and SOC 3 reporting, along with PCI DSS and HIPAA compliance. With years of compliance experience, the trusted experts at NDB can provide your organization with a high-quality, competitively priced, fixed fee. Additionally, as with most regulatory compliance initiatives, information security policies and procedures are a big requirement, for which NDB has literally hundreds of industry leading templates that have been developed over the years.  Learn more about NDB's data center expertise and the complimentary SOC 2 Policy Packets, along with our complimentary PCI DSS Policy Packets and also SOC 1 Policy Packets we provide to our clients for each enagement. It truly makes a difference for each audit!

Stop and think about all the growing regulatory compliance mandates facing Atlanta data centers – PCI DSS compliance, HIPAA, SOC 1 SSAE 16, SOC 2, and these are just the well-known industry and regulatory initiatives. It’s thus important to find a firm that provides audit efficiencies – more specifically – combining multiple audits and assessments for a comprehensive, scalable, and incredibly cost-effective process. It’s what NDB does, and can do it for your organization also, just call Chris Nickell, CPA, today at 404-483-8485, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more.

Regulatory compliance mandates for Atlanta data centers, managed services providers – and all other companies within the technology space – will continue to grow and expand aggressively, forcing businesses to spend considerable operational and financial resources. There has to be a better and more efficient way for streamlining costs, yet still maintaining high-quality audit standards – and there is – it starts by calling the experts today at NDB for all your regulatory compliance needs, such as SSAE 16 SOC 1 assessments, SOC 2 and SOC 3 reporting, along with PCI DSS and HIPAA compliance. Call Chris Nickell, CPA, today at 404-483-8485, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more.

 

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PCI DSS compliance, SOC reporting, and HIPAA | HITECH compliance - call them the “gang of three” - they’re the most notable and well-known regulatory compliance laws, legislation and industry specific mandates affecting businesses today. What’s also interesting to note is that a large number of companies often undertake any two of the three (sometimes all three) compliance initiatives, creating auditing nightmares and skyrocketing costs. Your solution - creating audit efficiencies by combining many of the deliverables needed for PCI DSS compliance, SOC reporting, and HIPAA | HITECH compliance into one fully comprehensive assessment. By using the services of a well-qualified, highly-experienced firm - such as NDB Accountants & Consultants - organizations can reduce costs, save time, yet still meet strict compliance mandates.  Learn more about NDB's compliance expertise and the complimentary SOC 2 Policy Packets, along with our complimentary PCI DSS Policy Packets and also SOC 1 Policy Packets we provide to our clients for each enagement. It truly makes a difference for each audit!

Look at some of the main areas for all three (3) of these compliance initiatives - user access, network security, operational policies and procedures - it’s an endless list of overlapping controls and various mandates for information security specific documentation. For example, when conducting assessment and evidence collection for Requirements 7 and 8 for PCI regarding access rights, it just makes sense to look at similar requirements under HIPAA Subpart C (Privacy and Security), along with SOC 1 and/or SOC 2 reporting for access rights. There’s no reason to “reinvent the wheel” or spending unneeded hours conducting stand-alone audits and assessments for each of the “gang of three” - it’s all about efficiency, and that’s exactly what NDB provides with talented and well-skilled auditors.

For many years, we’ve been advocating to our clients – and to the business community as a whole – to implement audit efficiencies that ultimately save thousands of dollars and hundreds of precious operational man-hours. It works for our clients and it can work for you. Call and speak with Christopher Nickell, CPA, at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more. Saving time and money – especially when it comes to growing regulatory compliance mandates – is a must for today’s growth oriented and cost-conscious businesses. NDB Accountants & Consultants are proven and trusted PCI DSS compliance, SOC reporting, and HIPAA | HITECH compliance auditors and assessors.

 

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What are the similarities and difference when it comes to SSAE 16 vs. ISAE 3402? That's a question posed often by interested parties seeking learn more about the SSAE 16 AICPA attest standard and the IFAC ISAE 3402 assurance standard. They both have been developed for purposes of reporting on controls at service organizations, and they both also are a result of collaborative efforts by the AICPA and IFAC.

As for the similarities, notable points are the following:

1. Both SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402 reports can be "Type 1" or "Type 2"
2. They both require a description of their "system", along with requiring management of the service organization to provide a written statement of "assertion".
3. They are issued by Certified Public Accountants (CPA) and Chartered Accountants (CA) - official designations in the field of accountancy.
Additionally, both standards closely align themselves in many other areas, and they both originated out of a collaborative effort by notable entities (AICPA, IFAC) to create more globally accepted accounting principles. ISAE 3402 was going to move forward, and the AICPA – already having plans to retire the aging SAS 70 auditing standard – put forth the SSAE 16 standard that contained many elements of ISAE 3402. In fairness, no one standard was really “ahead” of the other – rather –a joint effort was initiated to create both SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402. Additionally, they’re both experiencing great success, as witnessed by the overwhelming acceptance and adoption of SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402 on the global business arena.  Learn more about NDB's compliance expertise and the complimentary SOC 2 Policy Packets, along with our complimentary PCI DSS Policy Packets and also SOC 1 Policy Packets we provide to our clients for each enagement. It truly makes a difference for each audit!

SSAE 16 & ISAE 3402 Differences worth Noting
But there are differences for which interested parties should be aware of, such as the following:

  • Intentional Acts by Service Organization Personnel
  • Anomalies
  • Direct Assistance
  • Subsequent Events
  • Statement Restricting Use of the Service Auditor’s Report
  • Documentation Completion
  • Engagement Acceptance and Continuance
  • Disclaimer of Opinion
  • Elements of the SSAE Report that are not Required in the ISAE 3402 Report

NDB Accountants & Consultants | SSAE 16 & ISAE 3402 Reporting Compliance Experts
These aforementioned areas can be explained to you in a comprehensive manner by a competent and well-qualified PCAOB CPA firm, such as NDB Accountants & Consultants. In all honestly, most of these difference are technical in nature, along with being the responsibility of the practitioner (i.e. CPA or CA) conducting the actual SSAE 16 or ISAE 3402 assessment. If you really want to learn about these technical differences, then visit the official AICPA bookstore and purchase the following document: “Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization – SSAE 16”. Call 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706, and speak with Christopher G. Nickell, CPA, to discuss NDB’s SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402 competitive, fixed-fee services for Type 1 and Type 2 reporting.

 

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North Carolina SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 reporting and compliance auditors and services are available from NDB Accountants & Consultants (NDB), one of the Southeast’s most trusted and well-respected PCAOB CPA firms. With years of experience performing regulatory compliance audits and assessments – starting with the SAS 70 standard in 1992 - NDB offers competitive, fixed fees for SOC 1 SSAE 16, SOC 2 and SOC 3 AT 101, along with other compliance mandates (i.e., PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITECH, and more). Additionally, we’ve performed SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 assessments on dozens of various industries and business sectors, such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, and many others.  Learn more about NDB's data center expertise and the complimentary SOC 2 Policy Packets, along with our complimentary PCI DSS Policy Packets and also SOC 1 Policy Packets we provide to our clients for each enagement. It truly makes a difference for each audit!

North Carolina | Charlotte SOC 1 2 3 Compliance Auditors | SSAE 16 | AT 101 | Fixed Fees
It’s important to note that one of the most essential requirements for SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 reporting is the ability for service organizations to have numerous operational and information security policies and procedures in place – essential forms that speak to the practice and application of one’s entire I.T. landscape. Companies are generally very good at what they do - after all - they wouldn’t be in business if that’s the case. Yet with continued growth of customers and service lines, one thing often gets left behind is documented operational and information security policies and procedures. NDB has years of experience developing such documentation, from commonly needed network security policies and procedures to more specific operational and business forms, checklists, and other supporting material. And because business models obviously differ from one organization to the other, NDB has hundreds of high-quality templates to pick and choose from.

North Carolina | Charlotte SOC 1 2 3 Compliance Auditors | SSAE 16 | AT 101 | Fixed Fees
It’s just another reason to consider us as your SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 compliance auditors for today’s North Carolina businesses. Compliance is here to stay - there’s no debating that - trust the services of an experienced and proven firm, one with deep roots in the South, yet also a nationally recognized footprint. Call and speak with Christopher G. Nickell, CPA, at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706 to learn more, or email him directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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Call NDB Advisory for North Carolina (Charlotte and surrounding areas) PCI QSA compliance assessments from one of the Southeast’s leading providers of Level 1 onsite assessments as required by a Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI-QSA). With deep roots nationally - and in the Southeast - NDB Advisory and its affiliate firm - NDB Accountants & Consultants - has a strong footprint in the “Tar Heel” state, helping businesses with today’s ever-growing, demanding, and complex regulatory compliance requirements. If your organization stores, processes, and/or transmits cardholder data, then becoming compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), is an absolute requirement. Learn more about NDB's PCI DSS expertise and the complimentary PCI Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

North Carolina | Charlotte PCI QSA Compliance Assessments | Consulting Audits | Fixed Fees
NDB Advisory, under the direct of their senior PCI-QSA, Charles Denyer, provides North Carolina businesses with the following comprehensive, cost-effective, and efficient PCI DSS services:

  • PCI DSS Readiness Assessments and Gap Analysis procedures.
  • PCI policy and procedure writing services for all mandated PCI documents for each of the twelve (12) reporting requirements.
  • Level 1 onsite assessments as required by a Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI-QSA).
  • Penetration testing (network layer and application layer) and vulnerability scanning (internal and external).
  • Administrative assistance with filing all necessary documentation with all major payment brands.
  • Continued quarterly compliance initiatives for helping ensure that North Carolina businesses do in fact STAY compliant with the PCI DSS provisions.

North Carolina | Charlotte PCI QSA Compliance Assessments | Consulting Audits | Fixed Fees
Do you have a business in the Charlotte metro area that stores, processes, and/or transmits cardholder data and are looking for a well-qualified, highly-competent Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI-QSA)? Contact PC-QSA Charles Denyer of NDB Advisory today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or email him directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Charles and his staff at NDB Advisory can provider Charlotte, NC businesses with a cost-effective, proven, high-quality Level 1 onsite assessment. PCI is only going to continue to grow in scope in the coming years, so now’s the time for Charlotte businesses to seek out the services of a well-qualified security specialist.  Learn more about NDB's PCI DSS expertise and the complimentary PCI Policy Packets we provide to our clients.

PCI DSS Assessments and Compliance Services | Fixed Fees

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Looking for high-quality regulatory compliance auditors in the Atlanta, GA metro area – a firm that provides competitive, fixed fees for SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 engagements, along with PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITECH, GLBA, and many other compliance initiatives? Then call the trusted experts today at NDB Accountants & Consultants (NDB) at 404-483-8485 and speak directly with Christopher G. Nickell, CPA or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . With years of performing regulatory compliance audits, NDB has the experience, and audit “know how” to get the job done right the first time, offering the following extensive list of services:

  • SOC 1 SSAE 16
  • SOC 2 and SOC 3 AT 101
  • PCI DSS Level 1 Onsite Assessments
  • Information Security Policy and Procedure Writing
  • And many more other services

Atlanta, Georgia (GA) Regulatory Compliance Auditors | CPA Firm | NDB | 404-483-8485
One of NDB’s signature service lines is policy and procedure writing – it’s a big component of regulatory compliance and only getting bigger. No matter what the law, regulation or industry specific mandate is, they all share a common trait in that documented operational, business specific, and information security policies and procedures are required. Instead of spending hundreds of precious man-hours developing your own documents, trust the high-quality templates and other supporting documentation developed exclusively by NDB. From critical network security forms to essential provisioning and hardening checklists, NDB has the documentation you need for meeting today’s demanding compliance requirements. 

Atlanta, Georgia (GA) Regulatory Compliance Auditors | SSAE 16 | PCI | HIPAA, and More
Policy and procedure writing services are just one of the many services provided for today’s demanding Atlanta businesses. One of the most challenging compliance requirements facing businesses today is that of The Department of Health and Human Services issuance of the final rule for modifying the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules to implement statutory amendments under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (‘‘the HITECH" act). It's a groundbreaking ruling, one that requires a strong working knowledge of HIPAA and HITECH, such as NDB. It's just another example of the long list of compliance services offered by one of Atlanta's premier CPA firms. Call and speak with us today to learn more.

 

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Seeking a well-qualified firm for unclaimed property audits in Atlanta, GA, one with years of experience who can also provide a fixed-fee, then contact the Georgia unclaimed property audit experts at NDB Accountants & Consultants. Call and speak directly with Christopher. G. Nickell, CPA, at 404-483-8485, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Additionally, learn more about our national practice for unclaimed property audits. As for the state of Georgia, when somebody is an actual holder of property belonging to somebody else (owner), but contact has been lost with the owner for a specific period, the state of Georgia requests the property be remitted to them. The state of Georgia then becomes the chief custodian of such unclaimed property, which is largely financial assets, such as bank accounts, wages, etc.

Atlanta, Georgia (GA) Unclaimed Property Audits | Fixed Fees | 404-483-8485 | NDB Accountants
Many businesses unknowingly are holding assets that belong to individuals, thus state authorities in Georgia have the ability to audit companies for determining compliance with various unclaimed property laws. If you're found to be in violation, fines could be assessed from the state, along with other administrative challenges. Talk to the Georgia unclaimed property experts at NDB today, call Christopher G. Nickell, CPA, at 404-483-8485, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . NDB has years of experience in working with organizations relating to Georgia unclaimed property issues, and can assist your business in a timely manner, providing all necessary audit and assessment services needed.

NDB | Your Full Service Atlanta, Georgia Professional CPA Firm | Numerous Other Services
Along with being a leader in offering unclaimed property audits for Georgia businesses, the professionals at NDB also perform a wide-range of the following regulatory compliance, assessment, and attestation services:

  • AICPA Service Organization Control (SOC0 Reporting for SOC 1 SSAE 16, SOC 2 and SOC 3 AT 101.
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) Level 1 Report’s on Compliance (RoC).
  • HIPAA | HITECH Compliance.
  • FISMS and NIST compliance.
  • GLBA compliance.
  • Regulation AB, USAP, and MERS compliance.
  • Information Security policy and procedure writing services.

Call Christopher G. Nickell, CPA, at 404-483-8485, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about NDB's services.

 

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In search of Tennessee SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 compliance auditors providing quality services and competitive fixed-fee rates, a firms with deep Tennessee ties, from Memphis to Johnson City, then contact Chris Nickell today at NDB Accountants & Consultants (NDB) for all your SOC 1 SSAE 16, SOC 2, AT 101 and SOC 3 SysTrust | WebTrust regulatory compliance reporting needs. With years of performing regulatory compliance audits for numerous service organizations around the country, NDB has the experience, knowledge and auditing “know-how” for getting you compliant - all in a cost-effective manner with our fixed-fee pricing model. NDB has spent hundreds of hours developing audit protocols and methodologies for SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 assessments, developing also a large - and ever-growing - list of information security policies, procedures, forms, checklists, templates, provisioning and hardening documents, etc. It’s important to note that policies and procedures are a large and growing component of SOC compliance, and NDB’s got you covered in a big way. Learn more about NDB's  complimentary SOC 2 Policy Packets, and also our SOC 1 Policy Packets we provide to our clients for each enagement. It truly makes a difference for each audit!

Tennessee SOC 1 2 3 Auditors | Competitive Fees | All Areas in TN | Fixed-Fees | Call Today
From SOC 1 SSAE 16 reporting to SOC 2 AT 101 and SOC 3 SysTrust and WebTrust services, NDB has the experience and audit “know-how” for Tennessee businesses. Additionally, an important component of SOC 1, 2, and 3 reporting is scope – effectively identifying the boundaries of an audit for purposes of client requests, while also ensuring cost-containment issues for clients. It’s a delicate balance, one that NDB has perfected with years of third-party reporting, starting with the historical SAS 70 auditing standard put forth in 1992. Regulatory compliance requirements aren’t going away, so if SOC compliance comes calling, pick up the phone and call the experts at NDB today, providers of SSAE 16 and AT 101 services for Tennessee businesses.

Call Christopher G. Nickell, CPA, at 1-800-277-5415, ex. 706 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about NDB’s SOC 1, 2, and 3 services for today’s Tennessee businesses - from Memphis to Johnson City, NDB’s got you covered.

 

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NDB Advisory offers PCI DSS Assessments to Nashville and Memphis businesses along with all other areas in Tennessee. From Memphis to Johnson City, NDB has a well-known presence and footprint in the volunteer state, having spent years issuing compliance reports (PCI, SSAE 16, and others) for many of Tennessee’s growing and dynamic businesses, and we can help you also. As for compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) for Tennessee businesses, it’s important to note that merchants and service providers all across the state are being required to go through annual audits and other validation measures. Costly, time-consuming, technical - these are all the frustrations we hear from clients, yet NDB can calm those fears, offering competitive, fixed-fee services along with quality services that are second to none.  Learn more about NDB's complimentary PCI DSS Policy Packets we provide to our clients for each enagement. It truly makes a difference for each audit!

Tennessee PCI DSS Assessments | QSA Consulting Compliance | Fixed Fees | Quality Service
With PCI-QSA Charles Denyer (1-800-277-5415, ext. 705 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) as your trusted advisor (and a UTK alumni), NDB advisory can help any merchant and service provider in Tennessee with regards to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliance.

Our comprehensive Tennessee PCI DSS services include the following:

  • Readiness Assessments and Gap Analysis findings.
  • Policy and Procedure writing services for both PCI DSS and general operational and information security areas.
  • Technical and operational remediation of security controls specifically related to the PCI DSS reporting requirements.
  • External and internal vulnerability scans, network layer and application layer penetration testing, along with customized security testing.
  • Administrative assistance in filing the Report on Compliance (RoC) with Visa.

Tennessee PCI DSS Assessments | Onsite QSA Reporting | Fixed Fees | Call Today
NDB Advisory’s PCI services for Tennessee businesses includes fixed-fees for all the above list services, ultimately allowing you to budget such costs and also know how much you’ll be paying, right down to the penny. If you’re storing, processing or transmitting cardholder data or are perceived to have a credible nexus with such information, then the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) requirements will come knocking soon. Payment gateways and others in the card processing space are actively identifying all non-compliance entities, so beware. Give PCI-QSA Charles Denyer a call today at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705 to learn more about NDB’s PCI DSS compliance audit and assessment services for Tennessee businesses.

 

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Businesses in Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville and all throughout TN turn to NDB as their SOC 1 SSAE 16 auditors. With years of performing SAS 70, PCI, and SSAE 16 compliance reports through the state of Tennessee, NDB has the experience, depth, and business know-how for helping you get compliant - all with a competitive, fixed-fee pricing model. SOC 1 SSAE 16 audits are becoming a large and growing compliance mandate for many Tennessee business providing critical outsourcing services, such as data centers, third party administrators (TPA), technology specific vendors, and many other types of organizations. Furthermore, SOC 1 SSAE 16 audits for Tennessee businesses can be a costly and taxing undertaking- but they don’t have to be - especially when utilizing the resources of NDB Accountants & Consultants (NDB). We’ve got deep roots in TN, from a large client list to employees consisting of UTK alumni - we know Tennessee, and can help your organization.  Learn more about NDB's  complimentary SOC 2 Policy Packets, and also our SOC 1 Policy Packets we provide to our clients for each enagement. It truly makes a difference for each audit!

Nashville, Memphis, TN SOC 1 SSAE 16 Auditors | Fixed Fees | All Areas in TN | Call Today
Please keep in mind that successful SOC 1 SSAE 16 reporting is also highly dependent upon having a large number of documented policies and procedures in place, particularly those for operational and information security areas within your organization. NDB has spent years writing policies and procedures, developing our very own set of easy-to-use and customize policies, procedures, forms, checklists, templates, and so much more. It’s just another example of how we offer much more than most other compliance audit firms. If you’re a Tennessee business in Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville and are considering SOC 1 SSAE 16 compliance in the near future - give NDB a call - we’ll provide you with a competitive, fixed fee and quality service.

Nashville, Memphis, TN SOC 1 SSAE 16 Auditors | Trusted Compliance Experts | Call Today
It seems as if every organization is outsourcing some type of product or service offering to another entity, either local, nationally, or even abroad. Investors, regulators, senior management, and customers - the list seems endless - they all want assurances of strong internal control practices, which means the well-known SOC 1 SSAE 16 reporting framework comes into play. If you’re in need of a SOC 1 SSAE 16 assessment and reside in TN, then contact NDB today, Tennessee’s well-known SOC 1 SSAE 16 auditors, and providers of SOC 2, SOC 3, HIPAA | HITECH, FISMA, ISO, and PCI DSS compliance. Call Chris Nickell, CPA, at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706 to obtain a competitive, fixed fee today.

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Trust NDB Accountants & Consultants (NDB) as your Birmingham, Alabama SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 compliance auditors. With years of real-world experience performing third-party assurance engagements, NDB has the experience, staff, and audit know-how for providing quality services, along with competitively priced fixed fees. Today’s growing regulatory compliance drumbeat is forcing many Alabama businesses to undergo SOC 1, SOC 2, and/or SOC 3 reporting compliance, which can be a costly and taxing proposition, both operationally and financially. The key is finding a quality, yet competitively priced organization, one with deep ties to Alabama, yet also a nationally recognized PCAOB CPA firm - that’s NDB.  Learn more about NDB's  complimentary SOC 2 Policy Packets, and also our SOC 1 Policy Packets we provide to our clients for each enagement. It truly makes a difference for each audit!

Birmingham, Alabama SOC 1 2 3 Compliance Auditors | Competitive Fees | All Areas in AL
One of the most important components for ensuring a successful SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3 assessment process is having a comprehensive, enterprise-wide operational and information security policies and procedures in place. It’s actually one of the most often overlooked areas in regulatory compliance, but the AICPA Service Organization Control (SOC) framework, particularly SOC 2 and SOC 3, require policies and procedures. As your Alabama SOC compliance auditors, NDB has literally hundreds of high-quality, well-written operational, business specific, and information security policies and procedures forms, checklists, templates - and more - readily available for clients to use. It’s just another example of what separates NDB apart from other SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 providers in Alabama, or anywhere else in the country.

Trusted and Proven SOC 1 2 3 Compliance Auditors | Competitive Fees | All Areas in Alabama
SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 reports can be an expensive and time-consuming process - but they don't have to be - especially when relying on the high-quality services of a proven PCAOB CPA firm, such as NDB Accountants & Consultants. Give us a call today and we'll provide your organization with a competitive, fixed-fee - call Christopher G. Nickell, CPA, at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Regulatory compliance is here to stay, that means continued mandates for SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 reporting for many of Alabama's top businesses - so talk to the experts today at NDB Accountants & Consultants.

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From I.T.consultants to seasoned regulatory compliance auditors, our firm's wide expertise is diverse, cross-functional, and highly experienced in all our service lines.

From I.T.consultants to seasoned regulatory compliance auditors, our firm's wide expertise is diverse, cross-functional, and highly experienced in all our service lines.