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DEFINITION: SAS 70 (the Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70) defines the standards an auditor must employ in order to assess the contracted internal controls of a service organization. Service organizations, such as hosted data centers, insurance claims processors and credit processing companies, provide outsourcing services that affect the operation of the contracting enterprise. The SAS 70 was developed by  … 
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Auditing (Finance) Reports
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Speed Up Your Business with E-Signatures
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how IT departments can implement an e-signature solution that will cut down physical paperwork and increase efficiency.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

ESIGN Act A Well-Established Law Enabling Business Transformation Today
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses several factors relating to the legality of e-signatures in various applications and among different industries, with their associated regulatory environments.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

ERP For DCAA Compliance
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable white paper learn more about compliance requirements for working with the Department of Defense and determine whether your ERP software is up to the necessary standards.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IFS

HP Delivery Notification Solution for Manufacturing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: A pre-printed multi-part POD form process enhanced with barcode technology can dramatically improve your shipping, tracking, billing, and auditing processes. Access this white paper to learn how to transform your POD process.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Engage Audit Professionals for Better Security Assessment Outcomes
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to leverage your internal audit team's resources and expertise to develop a more efficient, sustainable compliance program
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2013

IBM

8 Things You're Doing Now that Will Get You Audited
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: Explore this exclusive white paper to uncover 8 things that can increase your company's sales tax audit risk so you can optimize accordingly.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 19 Jan 2015

Avalara

3 of the Riskiest Transactional Compliance Challenges for Retailers
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: Explore this exclusive resource and discover three of the biggest transactional risks facing your business and how you can defend against them.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 19 Jan 2015

Avalara

5 Top Tips: Exemption Certificates Demystified
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: Eliminate the confusion surrounding tax-free sales by reading this resource which exposes the 5 survival tactics to make sure you're minimizing the risk of audit fines and penalties.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Avalara

Be Best in Class: How You Can Be in the Top 20% in Sales and Use Tax Compliance
sponsored by Avalara
RESOURCE: When it comes to sales tax compliance, how do you know if is your organization "best-in-class"? This resource exposes the real practices that make a company best-in-class so you can find out.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2015

Avalara

The Top 3 Reasons You May Be Audited and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Avalara
VIDEO: Access this concise video to learn more about what types of characteristics make your business the easiest target for auditors and uncover some possible ways to can decrease the likelihood of a sales tax audit.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 15 Jan 2015

Avalara

Essential Compliance Guide: 10 Sales Tax Tips to Keep Auditors Away
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive survival guide to learn how you can build effective transactional tax compliance strategies and learn how to overcome common challenges.
Posted: 13 Jan 2015 | Published: 13 Jan 2015

Avalara

Better than a Blind Date: What You Can Do to Prepare For a Sales Tax Audit
sponsored by Avalara
VIDEO: Access this concise video to learn how you can prepare for an audit using relatable real-world terms and scenarios.
Posted: 13 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 13 Jan 2015

Avalara

Get a Better Handle on your Sales Compensation Programs
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Learn about a compensation management solution that will give you the simplicity, control and easy access to data needed for compensation calculations.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Premiered: 01 Aug 2014

IBM

How to Stay Compliant with PCI DSS Standards
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a solution that has plenty of experience in helping organizations improve their overall security and compliance standings while reducing costs.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

IBM z/OS Mainframe Security and Audit Management Using the IBM Security zSecure Suite
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how the IBM Security zSecure suite contains the components you need to manage your mainframe, monitor for threats, audit usage and configurations, and enforce policies to ensure compliance.
Posted: 08 Mar 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

IBM

5 Easy Steps For Reducing Information Management Costs
sponsored by Iron Mountain
DATA SHEET: Cutting costs is a priority for organizations of all sizes, but most companies often overlook ways they could save money when it comes to information management. Read this white paper and learn five tips for cutting the costs of your information management techniques to significantly improve your bottom line.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

5 Ways to Ensure Information Management Compliance
sponsored by Iron Mountain
DATA SHEET: Use this resource as a guide to to make sure your information is maintaining compliance with regulations and standards. Find five tips to help lower your risk profile and boost your audit readiness.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

CW+: How to manage expenses in small and mid-sized businesses
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: More than ever, small businesses need to efficiently control costs and optimise cash flow, but how, and what role does automation play in this process?
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

SQL Compliance Manager – Download Free Trial
sponsored by Idera
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Uncover the ins-and-outs of SQL Compliance Manager – and get your hands on a free trial.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 22 Jul 2014

Idera

Lending Tools Streamlines Over 1,100 File Transfer Tasks with MOVEit
sponsored by Ipswitch File Transfer
CASE STUDY: This case study details the solution LendingTools.com put in place that provided the file management and automation they need to manage, automate, secure, and monitor large volumes of data for their customers. View now to learn more!
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Ipswitch File Transfer

5 Backup Features to Ensure Accuracy, Eliminate Complexity and Streamline Auditing
sponsored by APTARE
WHITE PAPER: In this brief resource, you will discover how a storage backup manager eliminates the complexity and manual labor associated with SOX auditing by automatically collecting backup data in real time and storing it in a central web-based repository where administrators and auditors can access, analyze and record the information.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

APTARE

An On-Demand Solution to Optimize Contract Management
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn three ways your company can get the most out of its contracts by ensuring that the agreements you enter into are low in risk and that contractual terms are being observed and met.
Posted: 22 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Baseline Discovery Audit Datasheet
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource presents a baseline discovery auditing solution to help you gain insight into key infrastructure and application dependencies in your environment, before embarking on cloud, automation, or proactive operations initiatives.
Posted: 29 Aug 2011 | Published: 29 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

FICO Credits Software with Critical Business Value
sponsored by HP & Intel®
CASE STUDY: Access this exclusive case study and discover how HP Service Manager assisted an organization within the finance industry to improve their auditing capabilities, by implementing an integrated suite of tools to automate discovery.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

HP & Intel®

Oracle Fusion Governance, Risk, and Compliance Reduces Fraud and Errors to Improve Performance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle Fusion GRC Applications improve bottom-line performance by continuously monitoring transactions and applying advanced forensic analysis and embedded application controls across business processes. Learn how you can detect more incidents and respond faster, preventing problems before they escalate or even occur.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Oracle Corporation
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AUDITING (FINANCE) DEFINITION (continued): …  the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) as a simplification of a set of criteria for auditing standards originally defined in 1988. Under SAS 70, auditor reports are classified as either Type I or Type II. In a Type I report, the auditor evaluates the efforts of a service organization at the time of audit to prevent accounting inconsistencies, errors and misrepresentation. The auditor also evaluates the likelihood that those efforts will produce the desired future results. A Type II report includes the same information as that contained in a Type I report; in addition, the … 
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