Information Security Benefits and Pitfalls of the SSAE 16

  • Wednesday, July 11, 2012
  • 1:00 PM EDT
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Auditing systems for accuracy and security is a necessary task in the Information Security world. Explore various aspects of the systems that make this possible.


Topics Covered:

  • The SSAE 16 and its predecessor, the SAS 70, may be little known and underutilized specialized audits, but they can present opportunities for reducing costs, adding value, and being a marketing tool in the host organization; in some instances, they even pay for themselves.
  • The importance of understanding the organization’s key compliance and risk challenges and how it can benefit the organization by reducing the effort needed to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley-related reviews and PCI DSS.
Presenter
John Mason, CISM, CISA, CGEIT, CFE
Instructor, Master of Science in Information Assurance