Securing your firm from phishing scams, cyber threats and other data breaches must be one of your top priorities. Tax and accounting professionals hold and maintain highly sensitive financial and personal records of their clients, making firms an excellent target for the various schemes hitting businesses. In addition to securing your firm because it’s the right thing to do, the IRS has mandated that tax and accounting firms create and maintain a Written Information Security Plan (WISP) to protect client data because of the amount of sensitive data maintained.
Learn how to secure your firm. Register for the upcoming webinar “Creating a Future-Focused Secure Firm”, taking place January 24 @ 2:00 Eastern.
Most firms do not have IT directors or specialists to manage this aspect of their business, which creates gaps in security and creates opportunities for Data loss and data breaches. Fortunately, you don’t have to be an IT Specialist to keep your firm secure and safe. Creating a security partnership involves building a relationship with another organization or individual to share resources, knowledge, and expertise related to security.
As we approach tax season wrap up, it is essential that accountants take proactive steps towards securing their firms from potential cyber threats or data breaches that could arise due to hackers sending out phishing emails. We have partnered with Visory, Swizznet’s parent company, to highlight the challenges your firm faces and the solutions available to build your security partnership today!