Philadelphia CPA firm announces national SAS 70 audit partnership

Philadelphia-based Briggs, Bunting & Dougherty, LLP (BBD) and Chief Security Officers, LLC (CSO) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership that will enable the two firms to provide seamless SAS 70 audit services for third-party service organizations across the country.

SAS 70 audits are vital to service organizations because these organizations need to demonstrate an adequate control environment and safeguards for processing data belonging to their customers. Customers of these organizations rely on the SAS 70 audit to understand and develop comfort with the organization's internal controls and to assist in evaluating internal control over financial reporting. Many customers review the results of the SAS 70 audit prior to making a decision to work with a service organization.

The combined strengths of CSO's background in analysis of complex technology environments, as well as BBD's ability to assess controls designed to achieve specified control objectives, offer clients a service team with unparalleled SAS 70 expertise. The team's extensive experience with SAS 70 audits also creates an opportunity to add value beyond the SAS 70 opinion. For example, where possible, the team's SAS 70 experts will offer suggestions to strengthen the client's control environment.

For more information about BBD and CSO's SAS 70 services, please visit www.bbdcpa.com/SAS70.html and www.chiefsecurityofficers.com, or contact:
Marc A. Fisher, CPA
Director of SAS 70 Services
Briggs, Bunting & Dougherty, LLP
215/405-6043
mfisher@bbdcpa.com

Kenneth Rowe
Principal
Chief Security Officers, LLC
888/237-3899
krowe@chiefsecurityofficers.com
 

You may like these other stories...

Here's a CPA who truly walks the walk. On March 15, Frank Ryan, CPA, departed San Diego, California, with plans to be in Ocean City, Maryland, by July 2 to teach a course at the Maryland Association of CPAs’ (MACPA...
When Theodore J. Flynn first joined the Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MSCPA) in 1970, it was a different world and a different profession.  The "Big Eight" were still headquartered in Boston. Vietnam War...
Accountant Rickey Charles Goodrich had it a little too good. Many bean counters would kill to serve as financial guru to the likes of Pearl Jam. Goodrich was hired in 2005, and the following year, he became the CFO of Curtis...

Upcoming CPE Webinars

Jul 23
We can’t deny a great divide exists between the expectations and workplace needs of Baby Boomers and Millennials. To create thriving organizational performance, we need to shift the way in which we groom future leaders.
Jul 24
In this presentation Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA revisits the Excel feature you should be using, but probably aren't. The Table feature offers the ability to both boost the integrity of your spreadsheets, but reduce maintenance as well.
Jul 31
In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom helps beginners get up to speed in Microsoft Excel. However, even experienced Excel users will learn some new tricks, particularly when David discusses under-utilized aspects of Excel.
Aug 5
This webcast will focus on accounting and disclosure policies for various types of consolidations and business combinations.