SSAE 18

Third-Party Vendor Management Best Practices

The new SOC 1 standard, SSAE 18, was made effective May 1, 2017. This standard requires that service organizations implement and describe their vendor management practices for third-party service organizations. Read more: Making the Switch from SSAE 16 to SSAE 18 In order to…

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Making the Switch from SSAE 16 to SSAE 18

When service organizations receive a SOC 1 examination, it is performed under the SSAE 16 or “Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements 16, Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization” standard. In the Spring 2016, The AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board (ASB) completed the clarity project, the result of which was…

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