WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- eTERA Consulting, a provider of end-to-end data management solutions to Fortune 500 companies and AMLAW 100 law firms, has successfully completed a Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 ("SAS 70") Type II audit of its operating processes and controls. The six month audit was performed by an independent auditing firm. SAS 70, developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants ("AICPA"), is the most widely recognized authoritative guidance that provides service organizations a uniform method for disclosing independently assessed information about the design and operation of internal controls.
The completion of the SAS 70 Type II audit demonstrates eTERA's continued commitment to maintain the most stringent controls needed to ensure the highest quality and security of services provided to its clients. Following the rigorous examination, the auditing firm was able to issue an unqualified opinion with no relevant exceptions that demonstrates eTERA's control activities were effectively designed and in operation throughout the reporting period. The audit report also includes a detailed description of eTERA's internal controls.
"Successfully completing the SAS 70 Type II audit was an important business objective for eTERA," said Scott Holec, company president. "Developing and maintaining a secure environment that safeguards our clients' information and data and undertaking a comprehensive independent audit scrutiny is a critical part of our overall client delivery system," added Holec. The SAS 70 Type II audit report is designed to provide clients with a high level of assurance regarding the controls that are maintained by eTERA. The successful completion of the SAS 70 audit is only part of eTERA's continued commitment to maintain a high level of information and data security protections.
About eTERA Consulting
As a strategic partner, eTERA Consulting provides end-to-end data management solutions. eTERA specializes in helping corporations and law firms manage electronically stored information (ESI) in connection with litigation, regulatory and business matters. eTERA's proven Early Information Assessment(sm) (EIA) methodology provides clients with innovative solutions focused on achieving increased efficiencies, cost savings, command and control, and enhanced decision-making abilities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, eTERA has served the legal industry since 2004. The company also maintains additional offices across the U.S. eTERA was named to The Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private U.S. companies in 2010. For more information, please visit http://www.eteraconsulting.com/.
SOURCE eTERA Consulting