COSO Integrated Guidance: Effective Internal Control for Successful Corporate Management

OVERVIEW The new COSO framework was released in May 2013. Original compliance date was set as December 2014. Many companies are still working towards compliance. This will turn up the focus on how its guidance should be used by companies and auditors when evaluating processes for Sarbanes-Oxley and other control requirements. Key aspects have been […]

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LinkedIn and Content Marketing

OVERVIEW Content marketing is the creation of relevant content that provides value to your current and target customers by engaging your virtual audience, providing answers to their questions, addressing pain points and, ultimately, driving action for mutual benefit. Content marketing is two-way communication that involves listening.  It is successful because 1) it reaches customers on […]

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HIPAA Breach Notification Rule – What you must do to comply

OVERVIEW Final regulations for the new HIPAA Security Breach require much more than notifying individuals affected by a Breach of their Protected Health Information. Covered Entities and Business Associates first must follow and document a very specific process to determine if a Breach occurred. If no Breach occurred documentary proof must be kept for six […]

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