TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - February 10, 2015) - BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc., a leading provider of compliance and attestation reporting services, is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a complimentary webinar titled "SOC 1 Overview," on February 12, 2015 from 12:00pm EST to 1:00pm EST. Ryan Buckner, BrightLine Principal, and Lauren Edmonds, Senior Manager, will provide an in-depth review of the SOC 1 report objectives and structure, discuss areas of focus, and provide valuable lessons learned from past experiences.

"Although the SOC 1 report is approaching its 5-year anniversary, many organizations still have questions regarding its proper use and project execution. Our goal in this webinar will be to cover not only the fundamentals of SOC 1 reporting, but also share success strategies to overcome the common pitfalls experienced by organizations while preparing for these examinations."

This informative webinar will offer:

  • A review of the background and history 
  • A definition of the AICPA framework
  • An overview of the purpose and scope
  • A discussion of boundaries and benefits
  • An analysis of the anatomy of the report
  • A review of common challenges and benefits

For more information and to register for the webinar, click here. The event will also be recorded and available for on-demand viewing, more information will be posted at www.brightline.com/webinars.

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Ryan Buckner
Ryan is a Principal at BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc. Having completed over 600 SOC examinations, Mr. Buckner is one of the most experienced service auditors in the United States. Ryan currently leads BrightLine's SOC practice and is a leading advocate for the adoption of SOC 2 solutions by cloud service providers.

Lauren Edmonds
Lauren is a Senior Manager at BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc. Since joining BrightLine in 2005, Ms. Edmonds has completed over 500 SOC examinations, and currently holds the CISA, CISSP and ISO Lead Auditor designations.


BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc. is a global provider of assurance and compliance services. As the only company in the world fully accredited to provide a suite of services that includes SSAE 16 (SOC 1) examinations, SOC 2 examinations, PCI DSS compliance validation, ISO 27001 certification, and FedRAMP authorization, BrightLine offers clients the unique opportunity to achieve multiple compliance objectives through a single third party assessor. For further information, please visit www.BrightLine.com.

Contact Information:

Avani Desai
Executive Vice President
866.254.0000 ext 140