Banking and financial services encompasses a broad range of businesses including credit unions, banks, credit card companies, insurance companies, consumer finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds and some government sponsored enterprises. Each of the above businesses faces unique challenges in terms of internal controls. Physical and logical security play a major role in ensuring customer data is secure. Confidentiality and privacy are also important, as is the completeness, timeliness, and accuracy of transactions. Each business has its unique challenges around internal controls. With a SSAE 16, customers, vendors, and other stakeholders will take comfort in knowing your business undergoes an annual SSAE 16 audit.