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MASS CMR 201 17.00

New Regulations for Protection of Massachusetts Residents’ Personal Information Code of Massachusetts 201 17.00 deals with the protection of personally identifying information. These guidelines were enacted as law, and deal with information security standards and notification of security breaches. The laws apply to businesses that “own, license, store or maintain personal information about a resident of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts “. Massachusetts is not the first state to enact such laws, but rather has followed along with the new trend- creating regulations based around information…


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Sas70 Choosing An Audit Firm

About The SAS70 SAS70 is short for Statement on Auditing Standards Number 70. It defines the standards used by an auditor to assess the internal controls of an organization that provides services. In many cases, the controls that are audited are related to transaction processing, and the transactions are specific to the type of service being provided. A SAS70 type 1 report is concerned with the controls that are in place in an organization and the auditor’s opinion of the effectiveness of the controls. The…

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