This excerpt from the 2013 new edition of Audit and Accounting Guide Employee Benefit Plans discusses engagement letters
Published on June 12, 2013
SOC Reports Information for CPAs
The AICPA has introduced SERVICE ORGANIZATION CONTROL REPORTSSM and identified 3 different engagements (SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3) that involve reporting on controls at a service organization
Published on September 25, 2014
Attest Clarity Project
...Clarity Project The AICPA Auditing Standards Board (ASB), which has completed clarifying Statements on Auditing Standards (SASs), is currently clarifying Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAEs), also commonly known as the at
Published on March 28, 2014
Peer Review Addresses Risk Assessment Deficiencies
The AICPA Peer Review Team has gathered data on common deficiencies found regarding the Risk Assessment Process and has created a video discussing those findings.
Published on February 07, 2013
Attestation Clarity Project
The ASB Attestation Clarity Project, similar to the ASB Auditing Clarity Project, is underway. Keep up with the latest information.
Published on March 25, 2014
Information for Management of a Service Organization
Adapted from the SOC 2 Guide, Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization Relevant to Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, or Privacy this document is to assist management of a service organization in preparing its description of the service organization’s system, which serves as the basis for a SOC 2
Published on June 01, 2011
Service Organization Control (SOC) Reports
Service Organization Control Reports® are internal control reports on the services provided by a service organization. SOC reports provide valuable information users need to assess and address the risks associated with an outsourced service. The AICPA provides tools and resources to CPAs, service organizations and user entities needed to build
Published on October 14, 2014
AICPA Service Organization Control Reports Logos
SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3 and the associated logos are trademarks, service marks and certification marks of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), which reserves all rights. AICPA has
Published on February 24, 2012
A collection of reports to help users understand controls at service organizations as it relates to security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy.
Published on January 06, 2014
This Industry Insights page contains links to various guidance and expert panel information for key industries for accounting and auditing professionals.
Published on October 23, 2014