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Top Data Security Practices to Protect Your Firm


This past tax season, threat actors carried out over 100 attempts to attack accounting professionals via email. The size of your firm does not make you immune – cybercriminals target firms of all sizes to drive their own monetary gains.

Jun 16th 2022
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As cybercriminals ramp up the volume of attacks in the financial services sector, accounting firms are not immune.

Below are several key steps your firm can take today to help prevent and stay ahead of the most common cybersecurity threats.

Maintain Your Reputation

Trust is a core component of the CPA-client relationship. CPAs often take on the role of trusted advisor to businesses, with complete transparency and visibility into corporate financials, plans, and structure. The relationship can often take months or even years to foster until an individual or business places their complete trust in the hands of a CPA. And once that occurs, companies and individuals trust their sensitive data will stay within the firm.

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