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Information Technology Department Soc 2 Readiness Assessment And Soc 2 And 3 Engagements.

Tenders are invited for Information Technology Department SOC 2 Readiness Assessment and SOC 2 and 3 Engagements


The state of North Dakota, acting through its Office of the State Auditor, is soliciting proposals from qualified independent CPA Firms to provide the North Dakota Office of the State Auditor with a readiness assessment and Service and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 report and SOC 3 examination engagements of North Dakota Information Technology Department.

Deadline for Submission of Questions and Objections by: 2:00 P.M. C.T. July 31, 2019

Solicitation Amendment with Responses to Questions issued approximately (if required): August 2, 2019

Deadline for Bidders List and Secretary of State Registration: 5:00 P.M. C.T August 16, 2019

Deadline for Receipt of Proposals (Solicitation Closing) by: 5:00 P.M. C.T August 30, 2019


The Contractor shall perform a SOC 2 readiness assessment followed by a SOC 2 (Type 2) examination engagement and report, the Contractor shall also issue a SOC 3 report that will be made available to the public.

The readiness assessment will include gaining an understanding of ITDs operations and environment including reviewing a draft of ITDs Description of a Service Organizations System. This assessment should be designed to identify any weaknesses that could preclude an unqualified opinion in the SOC 2 and 3 reports and to minimize or eliminate any findings in the SOC 2 report and related management letter. The SOC 2 examination engagement will be for the six-month period ending December 31, 2020. Optional examination engagements will be for the 12 months ending September 30, 2022 and September 30, 2024. The SOC 2 examination engagement will be done in accordance with the latest guidance from the AICPA, including the guide SOC 2 Reporting on an Examination of Controls at a Service Organization Relevant to Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, or Privacy. For the purposes of communications required by that guide the Contractor will consider the State Auditor the engaging party and will make the communications to the procurement officer along with ITDs management as applicable.

Major organization : STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

Address : 600 East Boulevard Avenue Department 117

Bismarck, ND 58505-0060

Country :United States

Email :

Tender notice number : 117-19-004

Notice type : Tender Notice

Open date : 2019-08-30

Tender documents : T445480684.pdf

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