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8, February
2015

3 Security Concerns with Cloud-Based Accounting Software

Cloud-based accounting programs are the latest in accounting technology. There are plenty of upsides, from ease of use and mobile access to seamless integrations with niche programs and complex accounting systems. Yet, like everything, cloud-based programs are not without some risks as well. Included among the considerations are, lack of physical control of servers, data transmission out of office, and the potential to be affected by loopholes and exploits that not explicitly aimed at your company. These cloud security risks must be considered when outsourcing accounting, but there are opportunities to mitigate the risks as well.

1. Physical hardware security

The cloud-service provider hosts all hardware on location, such as the servers hosting the application and your data. You connect to the application through an app or your browser in order to access its resources. Because you don't have the servers on-site, you don't have physical access to the hardware nor do you control its security. Talk to cloud-service providers about their data center security, determine whether they co-locate their servers or have complete control over the server room or center, and find out what measures they have in place to control physical access to the devices. Ask about data redundancy, back up procedures and processes in place in case of breach.

12, December
2014

3 Tips For Implementing a New Time Tracking System

You have time sheets spread throughout your office, your human resources department is threatening to quit because.

2, October
2014

How Billing with Quickbooks Online Can Improve Cash Flow

Every bookkeeper knows that when a company has adequate cash flow, it provides multiple opportunities to lower.

25, September
2014

What You Need to Know: Recent Updates for QuickBooks Online

There is no denying that managing the financial end of a business takes some effort. Thanks to Intuit and QuickBooks.

22, September
2014

Part Two: Accounting Tips for TSheets Users of All Levels

Now that you’ve been schooled a bit on TSheets Time Tracking already, you’re good to go for a second semester! The.

19, September
2014

Back to School: Accounting Tips for TSheets Users of All Levels

If you’re new to TSheets Time Tracking then chances are things might seem a little overwhelming right now! No need.

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