Accounting for Client Data — Promoting Security in the Cloud

Accounting firms transitioning to cloud computing face a unique set of concerns. They’re the keepers of highly sensitive financial data, and their clients expect the ultimate level of security and data protection, yet cloud computing for many remains a question mark. One big question for firms is ‘if I move my client’s data to the cloud, can I be assured the data is completely secure? ‘ Moreover, if data is lost, how fast can it be recovered and what, if any, threats to data integrity should my clients be aware of?

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