SageNext addresses the security and confidentiality issues efficiently while hosting tax and accounting applications
September 17, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsSeptember 17, 2015 - Tax and accounting practices face the same challenges as the physical workplace of other firms or departments. Data security and confidentiality issues remain a top priority for the business owners. Even a smaller threat puts the professionalism at stake. Attackers and intruders use various tactics to breach our security levels. They make their way out with the usage of social media and application download. By passing the anti-virus tool by emails further gives them opportunity to break our security walls. Once they penetrate in our network, they take full advantage of it by playing with our business important data professionally. The threats go out of boundaries resulting in bad impact over all IT resources including personal devices.
Tax and accounting business are considered to more critical because they carry the business important data of so many other businesses. Once financial planning or such kind of data is compromised, competitors may use those information to counter business strategies. As a tax or accounting professional, sometimes need to pay hefty penalties due to data theft or lost. In order to avoid possible attacks on business sensitive data, below points should be considered as priority:
1- Application Security: Before anything else, the tax and accounting applications should be immediately protected with complex passwords. Dealing casually may easily harm our data and information. Create users inside application and assign access rights as per requirement. Once guest users are done, they should instantly be disabled or deleted.
2- Use backup with encryption: Backing up data saves us from data integrity issues but protecting it with encryption removes data confidentiality problems. So use the data backup service that has the capability of encryption.
3- Efficient anti-virus program: An efficient anti-virus program helps us to protect our resources from virus attacks. The program should always be on, always be updated and immediate action must be taken if it prompts something suspicious.
4- Sufficient knowledge of your hosting platform: Try to understand the firewall, anti-virus, backup and other security during the joining process of any hosting program for tax and accounting applications. This gives great idea of the platform which will be used to host the software as well as business data.
SageNext is a leading tax and accounting application hosting provider. The company has more than 5 years of hosting experience for major tax and accounting application like: QuickBooks, PeachTree or Sage 50, Drake, ATX, Lacerte, Proseries, Taxwise and many other. The organization also supports many other custom application that need most with tax and accounting practices.
The company uses SAS 70 II and SSAE-16 certified data center facilities located in New York and Dallas. It uses high performance cloud computing resources to deliver a platform that always meets expectations. Services are secure, fast and reliable where one can put tax and accounting database confidently.
Major advantages are: efficient printing and scanning using local printer, 24X7 free technical support, 30 days free daily data backup and no hidden cost. Hosting fees starts with $29 per use per month.