Five simple and free steps to secure your business – Step one Introduce passphrases

November 19, 2018 10:44 am Published by

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 irrelevant as we’re seeing passwords containing different symbols and alphanumerics being breached more and more frequently. The reason why is that characters don’t […]

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How to Manage Two Factor Sprawl

November 12, 2018 11:20 am Published by

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 plain-speak on how firms will approach two-factor in 2019 without impacting productivity. What is identity? “Identity” is the […]

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Too Much Two Factor Yet?

October 22, 2018 2:49 pm Published by

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 implementing two factor authentication? The ATO is currently rolling out it’s ‘operational framework’ which means software that lodges or contains superannuation and/or payroll […]

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How server-based firms will reduce utility IT costs next year

October 10, 2018 8:34 pm Published by

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 and complexity of IT to your firm in recent years. I’ll stay away from any technical talk and keep this confined to […]

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