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NTT

“NTT sees the Risklane team as Trusted Advisors who are not afraid to be critical, but at the same time have the capability to contribute to solutions. Thanks to the team for the flexibility and support!”

- Maickel Koenders, Senior Analyst: Regulatory Compliance (NTT)

Summary

NTT Ltd. is a leading global technology services company. Working with organizations around the world, they achieve business outcomes through intelligent technology solutions. For them, intelligent means data-driven, connected, digital, and secure. Their global assets and integrated ICT stack capabilities provide unique offerings in cloud-enabling networking, hybrid cloud, data centers, digital transformation, client experience, workplace, and cybersecurity. As a global ICT provider, they employ more than 40,000 people in a diverse and dynamic workplace that spans 57 countries, trading in 73 countries, and delivering services in over 200 countries and regions.

Challenge

NTT agreed to deliver an ISAE 3402 Type II statement for services specifically delivered to one of her strategic clients. NTT was looking for a partner they could trust to deliver a high-quality consulting assignment to enable NTT to meet its requirements. After preliminary meetings, NTT felt confidant Risklane understood the NTT culture and had the resources to help them deliver. Risklane helped NTT prepare for this SOC assessment. Risklane’s team worked decisively and quickly gained insight into the control landscape of a complex supply chain in a large organization. Nothing short than impressive.

Solution

Together, NTT and Risklane prepared an internal control framework that shows how NTT meets all ISAE 3402 requirements and market/client expectations. The ISAE 3402 control framework shows NTT’s strategic clients how processes and controls are defined and managed.

Results

Eventually, NTT gained insight and practical advice on what it takes to ensure a smooth formal SOC assessment resulting in planning for formal audits. All the controls for internal control are prepared by NTT and Risklane.

ISAE 3402 Type ll audit

NTT has engaged with Conclude Accountant as a professional partner for performing the ISAE 3402 Type II audit in 2021. This audit is performed over a period under review of at least six months. During this period, the internal control system is verified on design, existence, and operating effectiveness. The resulting ISAE 3402 Type II assurance report is the ultimate confirmation that NTT is in control of its processes.