Common Scams During The COVID-19 Period

September 16, 2020 10:03 am Published by

Over $3,360,000 have been lost since the outbreak of COVID-19 (Scamwatch, 2020).  The ‘new normal’ brought many challenges with it, and scammers and cyber criminals took full advantage of this new state of living.   Here are the most common scams we have seen in the past 6 months: Superannuation Scam In April, scammers took full […]

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How To Protect Your Firm From The Current Cyber Threat

June 19, 2020 3:50 pm Published by

We’re receiving a lot of queries about the heightened ‘state actor’ threat in the current news. Here’s a short 3-minute article that will give you the scoop on how the majority of breaches happen to SME Accounting firms and what you can to do protect your firm from them. Understanding How it Happens  When people […]

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11 Essential Tips For Controlling Data In Remote Accounting Teams

April 16, 2020 10:55 am Published by

In a central office, accounting firms can exert strong control over how their team members manage sensitive client data. But when teams transition to a hybrid or work-from-home environment, much of that control gets lost and additional risks can arise. Luckily, there are some simple policies, settings and tools that firms can deploy to significantly reduce […]

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7 Email Security Best Practices For Accounting Firms

March 2, 2020 8:07 am Published by

In most accounting firms, email remains the primary communication channel, meaning that email security needs to be a primary focus for firms. It’s easy to think that just because you use email passwords or even a password management tool, you’re safe from cyber threats.  This is not the case. In fact, email is the most […]

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