Businesses are in a period of unprecedented change, from individuals connecting to their corporate systems from home to companies rapidly shifting strategies to support changing operational methods. While organizations may be struggling to determine what “business as usual” looks like, in a post-COVID-19 world, the needs for maintaining compliance and comprehensive audits are not changing.
The need for an overwhelming majority of professional staff members to connect remotely is having unexpected consequences throughout the technology world. Information security and SOC reports remain a critical consideration for companies and their auditors everywhere. As companies transition to or from remote work environments, the AICPA continues to offer insight and guidance that will help companies retain their hard-won certifications and security levels.