1st Edition

Configuring Internal Controls for Software as a Service
Between Fragility and Forgiveness

ISBN 9780367657109
Published September 30, 2020 by Auerbach Publications
462 Pages

USD $54.95

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Book Description

This book taps into an inherent paradox: with the ease of reliance on external, cloud providers to provide robust functionality and regular enhancements comes, as their very own audited service organization control (SOC) reports are quick to point out, the need for client organizations to devise and sustain a system of effective internal controls. By addressing the practitioner in the field, it provides tangible, cost effective and thus pragmatic means to mitigate key risks whilst leveraging built-in cloud capabilities and overarching principles of effective system design.

Table of Contents


Prologue: An Introduction

1 Singularized Plurality

2 Present Absence

3 Universal Particulars

4 Beginning Ending

5 Manual Automatons

6 Control Chaos

7 Uninvited Guests

8 Known Unknowns

9 Lost and Found

10 Other Selves

11 Transfigured Relations

Epilogue: Three Acts


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Chong Ee is a director of financial business systems and teaches a graduate class on accounting information systems in his spare time. A graduate from Carnegie Mellon University, Chong holds active NetSuite consultant and administrator certifications from NetSuite-Oracle as well as audit and governance certifications from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). In 2010, he received the Michael Cangemi Best Article/Book award from ISACA.