Cybersecurity for Accountants

3 ways to protect yourself and your clients online.

by Gabrielle Fontaine

As an accountant you’re particularly at risk from cyberattacks. And with increasing numbers now working from home, it’s more important than ever to be vigilant with your cybersecurity, as remote working is usually less secure than working from an office.

When handling sensitive data such as client tax documents, you need to be extra diligent about protecting yourself (and your clients) from scammers.

This eBook will focus on specific areas of concerns for accountants, including 3 ways you can protect yourself from future attacks. Learn how to:

  • Recognise the very real security risks we face online as accountants and our role in protecting sensitive information.

  • Discover specific areas of concern specifically for accountants and bookkeepers, and steps we can take to lower the risks of breach.

  • Walk away with a 3-part plan that you can implement right away, whether working solo or in a multi-member practice.

Gabrielle Fontaine
PB, ABSC
The Freelance Bookkeeper
Gabrielle Fontaine is a freelance Professional Bookkeeper and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor who works with independent consultants and self-employed professionals to maximize cash flow, save taxes and improve profits using proven systems and online technology. She has been in business for over 30 years and works on a virtual basis with all her clients. Gabrielle is the author of the award-winning blog, The Freelance Bookkeeper, and regularly speaks at accounting technology conferences around the world. She is best known for her practical online training programs specifically for independent bookkeepers.