Why your firm needs to introduce passphrases The common thinking with passwords has generally been; the more symbols and alphanumerics, the more secure it is. We are now finding that this is … [Read more...] about Five simple and free steps to secure your business – Step one Introduce passphrases
This article is a follow up to the two factor – what and why article which overviewed what two factor is and why it’s coming to the accounting industry so rapidly. It is a quick two-minute non-tech … [Read more...] about How to Manage Two Factor Sprawl
This short article provides accountants and bookkeepers with a key point overview on why their apps are going to start implementing two factor authentication and how that works. Why are my apps … [Read more...] about Too Much Two Factor Yet?
If you work in, or run, an accounting firm that relies on a server, I’m going to explain how a recent technology announcement by Microsoft represents the most significant opportunity to reduce cost … [Read more...] about How server-based firms will reduce utility IT costs next year
With Mandatory Breach Reporting legislation coming into effect in February and recent media attention on cyber security, market awareness around cyber security is building. One of the common responses … [Read more...] about Why Cloud Security isn’t an IT issue
In case you’re not aware and to frame the conversation, the new Mandatory Breach Legislation took effect on Feb 22nd which is the Australian Government’s effort to make SME businesses accountable for … [Read more...] about Who’s getting breached and how it’s happening
Xero’s new mandatory Two Step Authentication (2SA) process makes logging in a little harder… but it’s all for good cause. In this article, we’ll explain what these changes mean for your accounting … [Read more...] about Xero Mandatory Two Step Authentication – A Quick Guide For Accountants
I’ve written this short article to give SME accountants insight into why the IT industry has failed to deliver them a comprehensive solution to data security concerns. How things were before cloud … [Read more...] about Why the IT industry has failed to protect accountants from cyber threats