NDNB provides Colorado businesses with comprehensive SOC 1 SSAE 18 & SOC 2 solutions, ranging from in-depth readiness assessments to SOC 1 SSAE 18 Type 1 and SOC 1 SSAE 18 Type 2 reporting. Because of the complexities and time-commitments necessary for undertaking annual compliance audits – such as SOC 1 SSAE 18 – Colorado businesses in Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, and other select regions – would highly benefit from a useful and proactive readiness assessment. They’re brief, highly informative, and provide insightful information for ensuring one’s control environment is ready for an actual SOC 1 SSAE 18 audit.
SOC 1 Readiness Assessments for Colorado Businesses
NDNB’s SOC 1 SSAE 18 readiness assessments effectively encompasses the following services and solutions for Colorado businesses:
Processes & Practices: Documentation, such as policies and procedures are critical, but so are the actual processes and practices for ensuring a strong internal control environment actually exists. Identifying weaknesses and a lack of controls – if any – is also a critical component of NDNB’s SOC 1 SSAE 18 readiness assessment for Colorado businesses.
Best Practices: NDNB goes above and beyond when it comes to offering sound and highly professional advice and recommendations for securing an enterprise’s core assets and information. That’s right, even with today’s rigorous and demanding regulatory compliance mandates, shouldn’t you be doing all you can for ensuring the safety and security or your businesses – you should – and our SOC 1 SSAE 18 readiness assessment provides such information.
Why Colorado Businesses Need a SOC 1 Readiness Assessment
Preparation Translates to Auditing Success: Want to know what security and infrastructure weaknesses and control deficiencies you have – if so – then that’s exactly the goal of a SOC 1 SSAE 18 readiness assessment. More specifically, it’s about identifying gaps and internal control inadequacies relating to a service organization’s policies, procedures, and related processes.
Assessing Needs Prior to the Audit: A SOC 1 SSAE 18 readiness assessment – when performed by qualified professionals – helps identify material weaknesses within a service organization’s control environment. Specifically, it’s about finding and correcting security, operational, and infrastructure issues prior to the actual audit commencing, and that’s a good thing. Stopping an audit in midstream for purposes of correcting internal control issues is not an efficient process, so plan accordingly by conducting a readiness assessment at the front-end.
Identifying Scope: Another benefit of NDNB’s SOC 1 SSAE 18 readiness assessment for Colorado service organizations is the ability to effectively identity, assess, and ultimately determine audit scope. More importantly, what business processes and functions will be examined, what physical locations and personnel will be involved in the audit, and more.
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