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SSAE SOC Audits Training Workshop - Chicago - Loop , IL (CCS)

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SSAE SOC Audits: Auditee - Auditor - Assessor Training Workshop - Chicago - Loop , IL (CCS)

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Audits of "SOC" (System and Organization Controls) have been governed starting on May 1, 2017 by the application of "SSAE" (Statement of Standards for Attestation Engagements) 18. This new AICPA Standard replaces SSAE 16, just as SSAE 16 replaced SAS 70. This new standard will require the users of these reports to change their compliance programs to fit the new reporting standards. SSAE 18 is more comprehensive than the prior standards.

Learn the best practices for preparing, conducting and assessing audit compliance reports under SSAE 18 Auditing Standard for System and Organization Controls (SOC).

This program takes a hard look at System and Organization Controls (SOC).

This three-day CPE seminar designed to look at SSAE 18's SOC requirements from all three viewpoints:

- The Service Organization,

- The External Auditor,

- The Report User.

The materials provide an understanding of an effective program for the creation of a system of internal controls within a service organization and its assessment under SSAE 18 based audits. It also provides the Report User with insights into what does this assessment really mean?

It was created to allow service organizations to create effective internal controls to be audited by External Auditors. It trains the report reviewer to assess the SSAE 18 Audit Report against their needs from a service provider.

This program will help your organization can develop and maintain an effective SSAE 18 program to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Section 404 or other similar regulations. Compliance efforts will be changing as SSAE 18 goes into effect.

Our attendees learn that a top-down, risk based approach to SSAE 18 concerning service provider preparation, external audit execution and report assessment. The presentation includes:

- Creating a Service Organization Risk Assessment

- Evaluating Client Requirements

- Determining Regulatory Implications

- Defining Service Delivery Controls

- Creating Written Policies & Procedures - Communicating Standards to Service Staff

- Managing Vendors

- Maintaining Physical Access Controls

- Maintaining Security Controls

- Maintaining SSAE Standards Compliance

- Maintaining Availability Controls

Each attendee will receive a total of 24 CPE hours: 16 Auditing & 8 Information Technology CPE Hours (YB). A certificate of completion will be provided.

Benefits of Attending

Compliance Seminar's professionals have been working with internal controls for many years and have been providing SOX compliance assistance within the IT General Controls area and conducting SSAE 18 audits.

Key Issues on the Agenda

Section 1 - Introduction and Overview of SSAE 18

Section 2 - Types of SSAE 18 Audits

Section 3 - Components of the Audit Report

Section 4 - Sample Reports

Section 5 - SOX, COSO and SSAE 18

Section 6 - The SSAE 18 Data Center Audit

Section 7 - How to Conduct the SSAE 18 Audit

Section 8 - Developing the System Description

Section 9 - Summary of Concepts

Section 10 - Testing of Controls

Section 11 - IT Control Frameworks

Section 12 - Testing the Physical Security Controls

Section 13 - Testing the Logical Security Controls

Section 14 - Testing the Changes Controls

Section 15 - Testing Operations, Backup and Restoration Controls

Section 16 - Testing the IPO and User Controls

Section 17 - Evaluating the SSAE 18 Report

Section 18 - Going Forward with Your Vendor Management Program

Internal Control & CPA Focused Training Seminars

Corporate Compliance Seminars presents two families of professional continuing education (CPE) seminars:

Internal Control & CPA Focused Training Seminars (Details)

Internal Auditor Focused Training Seminars (Details)

The internal control seminars we present can benefit a variety of attendees:

- Non-accelerated filers who may just be getting their documentation underway for Section 404 compliance,

- Public companies looking to improve their effectiveness and efficiency of their Section 404 compliance,

- Nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies and other groups that want to improve the integration of their governance, risk and compliance (GRC) efforts,

- Executives and Board of Directors members who can gain insights from our "Best Practices" examples to really understand SOX Section 404,

- Anyone finds practical advice from our real-world experience with the implementation of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR).

The internal audit seminars we present can benefit a variety of attendees:

- The new internal auditor can be oriented to the profession and the work,

- Auditors looking for improvements in their approach and knowledge,

- Professionals looking to improve the content of their workpapers and the impact of audit reports,

- Any organization that desires to improve the effectiveness of their internal audit department,

- Audit Managers looking for education concerning current audit issues,

- Anyone finds practical advice from our real-world experience with internal and external auditing.

Experts Providing CPE Training Seminars

Corporate Compliance Seminars has been created by experts who enjoy providing CPE classroom training, workshops and consulting on internal controls, internal auditing and accounting related subjects. We have focused on SOX, COSO, PCAOB, COBIT, GRC, IFRS, AICPA, GAO and IIA Standards.

Our programs are CPE for professionals with CPA, CGA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CMA and CA designations.

Corporate Compliance Seminars presents CPE to auditors, compliance and IT professionals, Boards of Directors and Audit Committees. We examine the details of risk management, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, Model Audit Rule compliance, auditing, internal controls, IT security and compliance, and fraud prevention and detection.

Corporate Compliance Seminars allows the attendee to earn Official NASBA CPE credit.

Our seminars focus on the details of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR), Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Internal Control Frameworks, ISACA's Control Objectives over Information Technology (COBIT), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Open Compliance & Ethics Group's (OCEG) Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) methodology, PCAOB's Auditing Standard 5 (AS5), AICPA auditing standards and the future conversion from GAAP to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Our seminars provide CPE for the CPA, CFE, CIA, CISA, auditors and others with effective and engaging training.

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