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4 REASONS FIRMS SHOULD CONSIDER RECEIVING A SOC 1

Differentiate your Firm from your Peers. Receiving a SOC 1 report shows that your firm values internal controls and has...

Are You Prepared For Your Annual Audits?

Are You Prepared For Your Annual Audits? Yes, the calendar is about to turn again. Year-end is synonymous with the...

Creating Cyber Security Training that Works

Creating Cyber Security Training that Works   If you are not a computer security professional, you may have missed a...

Custody and Safeguarding Client Assets

The “Compliance Rule” under the Advisers Act (Rule 206(4)-7) requires RIAs to adopt and implement written policies and procedures reasonably...

Can Someone Pick Your Lock?

In recent years, the SEC has started to ask firms if they are performing regular vulnerability and/or penetration tests. This...

SOC 1 Type 1 versus Type 2: What type of assurance are you receiving?

First, the basics:  Both Type 1 and Type 2 reports provide attestation by the service auditor about the fairness of...