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QuickBooks IT Vulnerabilities: What Accountants Need to Know

Accountants and small accounting firms face an ongoing conundrum today when it comes to IT security. They are required to work with online access and cloud-based systems which can be subject to cyberattack and hacking—yet they are expected to guard their clients’ personal data at all times. QuickBooks, the software of choice for many accountants, presents its own set of vulnerabilities when personal data is transmitted online—not due to its weaknesses as a system, but simply due to the fact that it carries personal financial information, which frequently makes it a target.

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Cybersecurity Risks for Accounting Firms (and What to Do About Them)

Protecting your accounting firm from cyber threats takes more than just state-of-the-art cybersecurity systems; it also requires ongoing vigilance from you and your employees. Human error is typically the weakest link in any secure computer system; no matter how robust your protocols, one mistake can often still make the system vulnerable. Let’s look at a few of the most common cybersecurity risks accounting firms face today, and how you can protect yourself from them.

Even with occasional human error, a multilayered cybersecurity system can often proactively detect and remove harmful threats before they cause problems. To learn more about making your accounting firm’s network secure, call 1-877-NetServ today.
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An Accountant’s Guide to Hiring the Right IT Firm

In today’s digital age, few working professionals have a greater need for safe, seamless managed IT services than accountants do. As an accountant, not only are you entrusted with managing and protecting your clients’ most sensitive financial data, but you also need reliable Internet and VoIP services to remain accessible. And yet, most “solopreneur” accountants and small firms don’t have the budget to hire full-time IT staff to manage these functions.

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A Guide to Accounting Firm Internet Phone Options

Many accounting firms and accounting professionals nowadays are making the choice to switch from traditional land lines to Internet phone service (VoIP). Aside from the cost savings, VoIP also offers an abundance of features that are either expensive or impossible to replicate with a wired phone system. Some of these features come standard, and some are add-ons, depending on which service provider you use. But which features are particularly helpful to accounting firms, and which are more extraneous? The following guide of helpful accounting firm Internet phone options should help you make an informed decision about which features are right for your company.

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