[Recommended Reading Material] Service Organization Controls

Source: Service Organization Controls Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Service_Organization_Controls

Service Organization Controls are a series of accounting standards that measure the control of financial information for a service organization. They are covered under both the SSAE 16 and the ISAE 3402 professional standards.

SOC 1 reports are examination engagements undertaken by a service auditor to report on controls at an organization that provides services to user entities when those controls are likely to be relevant to user entities internal control over financial reporting.

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