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Trust the experts at NDB Accountants & Consultants (NDB) as your SSAE 16 SOC 1 CPA audit firm for Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange County and all other Southern California markets.  As a nationally recognized PCAOB CPA firm specializing in regulatory compliance, NDB provided competitive, fixed fees for all SOC 1 (SSAE 16 Type 1 and Type 2), SOC 2, and SOC 3 reporting.  NDB also provides numerous supporting services in conjunction with our SOC reporting, such as the following:

    • SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 Readiness Assessments
    • Information Security Policy and Procedure writing
    • Remediation and Corrective Implementation services
    • Providers of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) assessments in conjunction with their SSAE 16 SOC 1 CPA services.

SSAE 16 SOC 1 CPA Audit Firm Los Angeles, San Diego Orange County | Fixed Fee Pricing

Organizations that provide critical outsourcing functions to other organization are effectively known as service organizations in the world of SSAE 16 compliance, so if this summary fits you, then SSAE 16 compliance could be nearing.  And if it does, trust the SSAE 16 SOC 1 CPA experts for businesses located in Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange County and all other Southern California markets.  NDB has performed numerous SSAE 16 (and previous SAS 70) engagement for entities all throughout Southern California and can assist your organization today.  Turn to the trusted experts in Southern California - that’s NDB Accountants & Consultants. 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!

To learn more about our SSAE 16 service and our competitive, fixed-fee rates, contact 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.

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Call PCI-QSA Charles Denyer for Atlanta, GA PCI consulting and audit services if your organization is seeking a trusted, experienced, and well-respected security consultant for PCI DSS compliance.  Charles can be reached 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. .  

Many of today's Georgia businesses are involved in processing, storing and/or transmitting or cardholder data, which ultimately means compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) provisions is a strict requirement.  And though there are different levels of PCI DSS compliance, it's the heavyweight of them all - Level 1 on-site assessments by a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) - that organizations need assistance with.  Not only can the assessment process itself be time-consuming and intense, so can the actual pre-assessment activities, such as remediation, developing much-needed PCI policies and procedures, along with other tasks.  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!

Atlanta, GA PCI Consulting and Audits | Consultants and QSA Assessors | Fixed Fee Pricing

That's why organizations need a trusted expert to guide them through the entire process, from beginning to end, such as PCI-QSA Charles Denyer of NDB Advisory.  Charles and his team at NDB Advisory provide the following PCI DSS services:

    • Readiness Assessment and Gap Analysis findings
    • Level 1 on-site PCI-QSA Report on Compliance (RoC) assessments
    • PCI policy and procedure writing services
    • Penetration testing and vulnerability scanning
    • Strategy and consulting services for PCI DSS Self-Assessment Questionnaires (SAQ).
    • Any other type of specialized services needed for helping facilitate PCI DSS compliance

Don't "go it alone" with PCI DSS compliance - as that can be a challenging task - rather, hire an experienced and well-respected organization for helping your business every step of the way.

Contact NDB Advisory's lead PCI-QSA, Charles Denyer, 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. , to learn more about our Atlanta, GA PCI consulting and audit services. PCI can be an expensive and time-consuming proposition, that's why it's important to find capable and trusted compliance experts to assist your organization. 

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NDB Accountants & Consultants is a SSAE 16 SOC 1 CPA audit firm in Atlanta, GA providing competitive, fixed fees for service organizations requiring SSAE 16 Type 1 and Type 2 assessments.  As a nationally recognized PCAOB CPA firm specializing in regulatory compliance initiatives, NDB can provide businesses in the metropolitan Atlanta, GA area with a quality and comprehensive SOC 1 SSAE 16 reporting.  As an audit firm with years of experience performing internal control engagements on service organizations, NDB has developed an efficient and transparent auditing process for SOC 1 reporting. What's more, we also provide additional support tools, such as operational and information security policies and procedures, and other helpful solutions.  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!

The migration from SAS 70 to SSAE 16 is officially on, and service organizations have new requirements for SSAE 16 SOC 1 reporting, such as producing the description of its "system", along with providing a written statement of assertion to the auditor. And while it's true that the adoption from SAS 70 to SSAE 16 is not monumental, service organizations will still need to seek active assistance and guidance on issues relevant to those just discussed.  It's also important to remember that one's control objectives for testing should also be updated for ensuring they meet the needs of the service organization and their respective clients.  More scrutiny is being placed on SSAE 16 reports - this due in large part to the varying degrees of quality seen in prior SAS 70 reports - so NDB Accountants & Consultants as your SSAE 16 SOC1 CPA audit firm in Atlanta, GA.  We've been involved with regulatory compliance for many years, so give us a call and let's discuss your needs today.

SSAE 16 SOC 1 CPA Audit Firm Atlanta, GA | Call CPA Chris Nickell at 404-483-8485

Businesses today are being besieged with comprehensive regulatory compliance measures, such as SSAE 16 SOC 1 reports, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) requirements, along with HIPAA, GLBA, and many other laws, legislation, and industry directives.  The key to achieving compliance in a cost-effective and efficient manner is hiring capable and competent personnel, such as the NDB Accountants & Consultants, your SSAE 16 SOC 1 CPA audit firm in Atlanta, GA.  

Contact Christopher G. Nickell, CPA, at 404-483-8485, to learn more about NDB's comprehensive list of regulatory compliance services.  NDB also provides PCI DSS Level 1 onsite assessments for Georgia businesses.

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NDB provides MERS compliance auditors and auditing services for metro Atlanta businesses.  MERS, which stands for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, was established by leading organizations entities within the mortgage banking industry as they wanted to create more efficient system for tracking mortgage loan information with a unique identifier, which ultimately became known as the 18-digit Mortgage Identification Number, known as a MIN.

MERS Compliance is Spreading Fast | NDB Provides MERS Auditor and Auditing Services

Does your organization require compliance with MERS? Possibly if you’re deemed to be an originator, services, lender, custodian, agent, title company, recorder or any other significant party within the real estate finance | mortgage banking industry.

More and more organizations are being required to become compliant with the MERS provisions, so talk to the experts at NDB Accountants & Consultants and get know their specialty services for this complex industry, which include the following:

  • Regulation AB
  • USAP
  • MERS
  • Other related services for the real estate finance | mortgage banking industry.

Compliance with MERS can be a challenge at times, especially when you consider all the provisions and supporting processes, procedure and documentation that must not only be adhered to, but also in place.  NDB can assist with every aspect of MERS compliance - just contact us today to learn more.

MERS Compliance Auditors and Auditing Services Atlanta, GA | Call 404-483-8485

NDB’s MERS audits and auditor services have been built upon years of credible and relevant experience in one of the most regulated industries in the country.  Contact Christopher G. Nickell, CPA, at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706, (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) to learn more about NDB's MERS consulting, compliance, audit, and auditor services. 

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NDB is your trusted ACH Atlanta, GA auditors, providing audit services in accordance with Appendix Eight "Rule Compliance Audit Requirements" as published by NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines, part 8.1 to Part 8.3.  

Organizations involved in the ACH payments industry have a number of provisions for which they must adhere to for purposes of regulatory compliance, with the most notable being that of Appendix Eight within the NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines.  NDB, with years of experience performing engagement of this type, can help all organizations become compliant with Appendix Eight in an efficient and cost-effective manner.  

NDB also provides policy and procedure development for many areas that require such, as prescribed by the annual NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines.  Policy and procedure documents relating to fraud detection and prevention, OFAC compliance, and risk assessment | risk management, are a few of the notable examples we can help develop for your organization.

ACH Atlanta, GA Auditors and Audit Services | NACHA | Call 404-483-8485

As for the requirements stipulated in Appendix Eight “Rule Compliance and Audit Requirements” within the NACH Operating Rules & Guidelines, this mandates that all relevant entities (i.e., Depository Financial Institution(s) | DFI’s, Third Party Service Providers (TPSP), Third Party Senders (TPS), and other applicable organizations) adhere to the respective conditions within parts 8.1 to 8.3. NDB, with their proven and capable ACH auditors, has developed a highly efficient assessment methodology for Appendix Eight “Rule Compliance Audit Requirements”, one that results in achieving compliance in a cost-effective, yet comprehensive manner.

Call Christopher G. Nickell, CPA, to learn more about NDB Atlanta, GA ACH audit and assessment services. He can be reached at 404-483-8485 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Looking for outsourced internal audit services in Atlanta, GA and need a nationally recognized, well-qualified PCAOB CPA firm to assist in all areas relating to internal controls? Then contact Christopher Nickell, CPA, of NDB Accountants (NDB) at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706 or at 404-483-8485 to discuss your needs. NDB personnel have worked with numerous organizations - both public and private - and throughout many different industries when it comes to providing outsourced internal audit services.  Additionally, we've developed a number of very useful and efficient internal audit frameworks, complete with documented testing methodologies, risk assessment procedures, and all other necessary elements as needed for your organization. What's more, our internal audit procedures can be easily customized to any organization's needs, allowing for an efficient, yet comprehensive process when it comes to designing, developing, implementing, and testing all required controls as needed for internal audit services.  

Outsourced Internal Audit Services Atlanta, GA | Expert Auditors | Call 404-483-8485

The passing of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act was a major milestone indeed for internal auditing as the fundamental concept of risk assessment - and others - was firmly re-introduced and established within the auditing world.  Organizations now have to take a deep, hard look at their entire infrastructure for ensuring that all operational, technical, and financial processes and procedures are functioning as designed and required.  Additionally, the function of internal auditing is now a notable point with what's arguably the most recognized due-diligence assessment process in the world for service organizations - SSAE 16 Type 1 and Type 2 reporting.  Specifically, SSAE 16 states that an auditor can rely on the work of an organization's "internal audit function", if it in fact meets certain criteria as set forth by the SSAE 16 attestation standard. Additionally, if you find yourself needing a set of high-quality information security policies and procedures, then NDB highly recommends securitypoliciesonline.com for finding all the relevant information security templates you need. 

If you're seeking outsourced internal audit services in Atlanta, GA, then consider NDB and their experienced staff of auditors, who range from Certified Public Accountants (CPA) to Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA), along with carrying many other industry specific designations.

Learn more about NDB's outsourced internal audit services for Atlanta, GA.  Contact Christopher Nickell, CPA, of NDB Accountants (NDB) at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 706 or at 404-483-8485 to discuss your needs.

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