Opus CMC Successfully Completes Annual SSAE 16 Examination

Lincolnshire, IL - June 2012 - Opus Capital Markets Consultants, LLC (Opus CMC) has successfully completed the SSAE 16 examination (Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements) of its four production facilities: Lincolnshire, IL, Sussex, WI, Seattle, WA, and Fort Lauderdale, FL as well as its Data Center in Oak Brook, IL. The controls addressed in the SSAE 16 are those that an organization implements to prevent, or detect and/or correct, errors or omissions in the information it provides to its clients.

“SSAE 16 demonstrates that we’ve made a serious commitment to data security and we will continually work to protect sensitive and confidential information. We engage in this process to benefit our clients,”said Joe Andrea, Principal at Opus CMC.

“At Opus CMC, information security is a process not a program. We live and breathe it. Our report of this years’ Type 2 SSAE 16 examination included control objective categories such as Physical Security, Environmental Security, Computer Operations, Information Security, Application Change Control, Data Communications, Due Diligence Services, and Client Services,” said Jawad Khan, Managing Director of Information Technology at Opus CMC.

Opus CMC strives to continuously improve its Information Security Management System and participates in Type 2 SSAE 16 examination annually.

Opus CMC provides capital markets participants with a comprehensive menu of residential and commercial due diligence, asset valuation and advisory solutions, ranging from domestic loan level re-underwriting and forensic reviews to international operational risk assessments of counterparties and servicers. Opus CMC is a Certified Minority Women Owned Business recognized by the Chicago branch of the WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council).

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