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SSAE 16

(Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16) An AICPA auditing report for third-party service organizations. Replacing SAS 70 in 2011, SSAE 16 enables an independent auditor to review a service provider's controls for safeguarding its customer's data.
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Before the SSAE 16, Civilian Pay underwent eight SAS 70 examinations, which also resulted in favorable opinions.
The SSAE 16 audit and certification process validates EarthLink's technology, business and physical security processes and ensures they meet or exceed standards established by the nationally recognized Auditing Standards Board (ASB) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
While SAS 70 and SSAE 16 do not assess data security, there are three auditing tools that do--shared assessments, SOC 2 and SOC 3.
On June 15, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' reporting standard known as SSAE 16 effectively replaced the SAS 70 standard for U.S.
SSAE 16 does not apply to examinations of controls over subject matter other than financial reporting.
Their SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type II security certification provides a highly secure infrastructure and cloud environment hosting over 200 Project Management related applications.
Canadian Web Hosting has completed its annual independent audit for SSAE 16 Type II SOC 2 for the period of February 2015 through January 2016, the company said.
"The SSAE 16 Certification for both Type 1 and Type 2 defines our commitment to deliver best data center services to our clients.
SSAE 16 is a widely recognized auditing standard, providing companies with a framework for exhibiting effective internal controls for financial reporting, among others.
Kerio Cloud is built on an SSAE 16 / SAS 70 and PCI audited fully managed private data center.