Tag: SAS 70

Attn, Healthcare Industry: SAS 70 is No Zombie

Although SAS 70 (Statement on Auditing Standards) has been dead for quite some time now, we’ve found that those lagging in the health IT industry may still be confused about why SAS 70 is no longer the audit to look … Continue reading

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Data Center Compliance – It’s Mission Critical! Online Tech Presents on HIPAA & PCI

Online Tech’s Director of Operations and previous Crain’s Detroit CIO of the Year, Jason Yaeger, is presenting today at the 7×24 Exchange Southern California Chapter’s meeting, Data Center Compliance – It’s Mission Critical! As Online Tech’s Risk Management and Security … Continue reading

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Best of 2012: HIPAA, Cloud Computing & SOC 2

Google Analytics is your best friend at year’s end to find the top trending topics of your blog or website – so I thought I’d share a bit of the gold with everyone to help guide them through next year. … Continue reading

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Online Tech Radio Show on SOC 2 & Compliance

April Sage, Director of Healthcare Vertical and Marketing discussed recent developments in the risk assurance industry on Risk Assurance Talk Radio with Jon Long, Audit Senior Manager at CompliancePoint. Speaking from the perspective of the first data center operator to … Continue reading

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Last Chance: SSAE 16 & SOC Webinar

It’s your last chance to sign up for our free, informative webinar today at 2 P.M. ET with David Barton, Jon Long and Online Tech’s Risk Management & Security Officer Jason Yaeger for a discussion to help clarify data center audit standards … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Making Sense of Service Organization Audits

Join Online Tech, David Barton and Jon Long for a discussion to help clarify data center audit standards and assessments. Register for our free webinar Tuesday, February 14, 2012 from 2-3pm ET to discuss the differences between AICPA’s (American Institute of … Continue reading

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Data Center Standards Cheat Sheet: From HIPAA to SOC 2

With the confusion regarding what audits and auditor reports apply to certain aspects of data center standards, I felt the need to create a basic data center/hosting solution audit cheat sheet to simplify matters. Here’s your comprehensive guide to data … Continue reading

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Efficient Auditing at Online Tech

We’ve completed a number of audits over the years. Each audit results in a report such as HIPAA, SAS 70, SSAE 16, SOC 1/SOC 3 and PCI.  It’s extremely expensive to do these audits well. The obvious costs are the auditors, but you … Continue reading

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Prevent Increasing Costs of a Data Breach: Invest in HIPAA Hosting

How much could a data breach incident cost your company? Based on the results of The Ponemon Institute’s recent 2010 Annual Study: U.S. Cost of a Data Breach, breach incidents are increasing both in direct and indirect costs. The healthcare, … Continue reading

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SOC 1, SOC 2 & SOC 3 Report Comparison

In April 2010, the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) announced the replacement of SAS 70 by a new and refined auditing standard, the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements or SSAE 16. While SAS 70 was originally intended … Continue reading

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