Client Portals: A Safe Bet for Secure Communication
From the August 2011 issue of Accounting Today
AUGUST 30, 2011
BY KIM HOGAN AND MARK PRICCO
In the wake of the scandal involving alleged phone and email hacking by News Corporation, many tax and accounting professionals are invariably questioning the security of their own client communications.
Communicating with clients often involves conveying sensitive financial information through susceptible means, such as email and phone. One of the leading trends, and most reliable alternatives to traditional communication methods, is a client portal.