Codero Recognized with SAS 70 Type I Certification
Overland Park, Kansas – After a detailed, independent of the internal controls of corporate policies and procedures, Codere has completed its first review of SAS 70.
SAS 70 Type I certification assesses the current state of the control environment of the service provider and effectiveness in meeting the control objectives. This structured, multi-step focused on the following areas:
• Control operations and the environment
• Monitoring and risk assessment
• Information systems and general computer controls
• Control access to computer programs and data security
• Control of new developments and changes to existing programs and systems
• User Responsibilities
SAS 70 – Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 70, Service Organizations – is a widely recognized auditing standard developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), which has been in effect since 1992. An auditor’s report that type of service provides a description of controls at a specific point in time, a type II report includes the description of the service organization’s controls as well as detailed analysis of its controls over a minimum period six months.
“Implementing SAS 70 Type I certification is an important process for Coder for carrying out,” said Shawn Hashmi, Director of Operations in the lamb. “In light of the Sarbanes-Oxley and a growing number of state privacy laws and resolutions, the audit allows us to be very transparent with customers to demonstrate that we use a sound system of internal controls” .
With this in-depth audit and concluded, Codere is conducting the SAS 70 Type II certification for data center and operations at the corporate level, scheduled for July 31, 2010.
Audit services for SAS 70 Type I report was provided by Mayer Hoffman McCann PC (MHM) through a strategic partnership with CBIZ. MHM is an independent public accounting firm specializing in high quality attest and accounting, including audits, reviews and compilations. CBIZ, with offices in major cities, is one of the major domestic suppliers in outsourced business services, providing accounting and tax services, employee benefits and insurance, and a wide range of consulting services.
View 70 SAS Coder for latest details on SAS Company 70 Type I audit control objectives and activities within its Phoenix data center and Overland Park, KS, headquarters of the company.
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