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SOC 2 Trust Services Criteria Revamped to Align with the COSO 2013 Framework

The AICPA’s Assurance Services Executive Committee (ASEC) recently released an exposure draft, proposing revisions of the Trust Services Criteria ... read more >

SOC 2 Reports Meet Certification Program Requirements for Access to the Death Master File

On June 1, 2016, the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) issued the final rule for how entities receiving the Limited Access Death Master File ... read more >

SOC 2 Privacy: Are You Ready for the Changes?

SSAE 16/SOC

By Steve Earley

Following up to an article we posted last July regarding changes to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Trust Services Principles ... read more >

Healthcare Organizations Can Implement the NIST Cybersecurity Framework with HITRUST

Healthcare organizations face growing challenges in regards to protecting their patient information. Recent studies found that the healthcare sector had ... read more >

Standard SOC 2 Report Not Meeting Client Needs?

SSAE 16/SOC

By Frank Dezort

Upon distribution of your SOC 2 report, do you find that many clients are requesting additional subject matter related to your services or requesting that ... read more >

Office for Civil Rights/University of Washington Medicine's $750,000 HIPAA Settlement

SSAE 16/SOC

By Bill Deller

Covered Entities are defined in the HIPAA rules as a) health care providers who transmit any health information electronically in connection with transactions, ... read more >