The alliance’s ninth annual “Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll”—for which the group analyzes more than 1,000 consumer-facing websites for privacy and security measures—found that 76 percent of audited consumer services websites had sufficient “grades” to make the honor roll. government websites have been well-documented before, but it looks like the federal government is starting to take concrete steps to address them.
The OTA defined consumer services websites as “any website that requires consumers to create an online account such as social media, file sharing or dating.” Trailing the consumer services industry, 51 percent of internet retailers, 48 percent of news and media, 46 percent of internet service providers, 39 percent of U. federal government websites, and 27 percent of Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. The OTA found that more websites are “trustworthy” than ever before, but the disparity between secure and unsecure websites is increasing. government’s websites decreased significantly from 46 percent in 2016. In February 2016, President Barack Obama proposed a billion Cybersecurity National Action Plan, which included a .1 billion fund to modernize and replace legacy information technology systems in the government.
[The following paragraph is effective for audits of fiscal years beginning on or after December 15, 2010. Paragraph .05 describes the procedure to be followed when a subsequent event occurring after the report date is disclosed in the financial statements.
Note: When performing an integrated audit of financial statements and internal control over financial reporting, the auditor's reports on the company's financial statements and on internal control over financial reporting should be dated the same date.
This is the purpose of PCI DSS –– and every retailer is required to comply.
Depending on the ecommerce technology and backend a retailer uses, and how their payment systems are architected, PCI compliant hosting can be an easy check on a long list of things retailers need to do to ensure their customers are transacting securely, or it can be a big pain –– costing ample time, resources and money. We’re hosting our first annual Ecommerce Growth Summit, featuring keynote presentations from Mike Ditka, NFL Hall of Fame Coach, Jason Boyce, Co-Founder and CEO of Dazadi, an Inc. Register for the Ecommerce Growth Summit in Chicago this June. The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) defines a series of specific Data Security Standards (DSS) that are relevant to all merchants who accept credit card, regardless of their revenue and annual credit card transaction volumes.
and You Tube have the best website and email security and privacy practices, but approximately 60 percent of government websites are exposed to cybersecurity threats, according to a June 20 report by the Online Trust Alliance, an online industry non-profit.
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In case a subsequent event of the type requiring adjustment of the financial statements (as discussed in section 560.03) occurs after the date of the independent auditor's report but before the issuance of the related financial statements, and the event comes to the attention of the auditor, the financial statements should be adjusted or the auditor should qualify his or her opinion.
When the adjustment is made without disclosure of the event, the report ordinarily should be dated in accordance with paragraph .01.