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SSAE No. 18: Reporting on an Examination of Controls at a Service Organization

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 1:00 - 2:40 pm EST

Sponsored by Lorman Education Services

Registration - Live Webinar Only: $219.00

Registration - Live Webinar Plus CD Recording: $288.00


Gain a better understanding of the reporting requirements regarding compliance under SSAE 18.

This topic will discuss the rules of SSAE 18s and the benefit/costs for the organizations and auditors using the SSAE 18. Discuss some of the new types of engagements, including comparison of SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC3.

Finally, discuss the different types of IT and security controls, including practical and cost effective implementation.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to review the SOC report types.
  • You will be able to discuss the key items to review in SOC reports.
  • You will be able to identify information provided by independent auditor.
  • You will be able to recognize emerging trends and issues.

This Live Webinar Covers These Hot Issues:

An Overview of SOC Report Types

  • SOC 1 – Type I and Type II
  • SOC 2 – Type I and Type II
  • SOC 3 – Worth It or Not

Key Items to Review in SOC Reports

  • Management's Assertion
  • Control Description
  • User Control Considerations
  • Subservice Organization Complementary Controls
  • Information Provided by Independent Auditor

Emerging Trends and Issues

  • New Framework
  • CCM

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):

  • CLE
  • CPE
  • AIPB
  • EnrolledAgents

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Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.

Instructor Profile:

Robert Coro, CPA, CISA, CISM, PCI-QSA, Marcum LLP

  • Information Technology Audit senior manager in the firm’s New Haven office and a member of its IT Risk & Assurance Services Practice group
  • Extensive experience with SSAE 16/SSAE 18, internal and external audits, and specialized projects for application reviews
  • Conducts in-depth analyses of entire business systems including application software, databases, operating systems, hardware, client/server networks and communicates with technical staff and managers to improve internal controls
  • Conducts IT risk assessments and valuates information security strategies
  • Works with Fortune 500 companies
  • Creates standards, policies and procedures for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act 404 and manages SSAE 16/SSAE 18, Pre-Assessments, Type I and Type II audits and draft reports for review
  • Member of Information Systems Auditing and Control Association (ISACA), Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) and New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accounts (NHSCPA)
  • Certified information systems auditor, certified information systems manager, Certified Public Accountant, Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assesor
  • B.S.B.A. degree, Salem State College
  • Can be contacted at 203-781-9705 or

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