Brian Palmer of the AAT is asking in Accountancy Age “how good are you as an accountant at protecting client data?”

“But  – having identified your passion for client confidentially – I would now like to ask you to consider …
“How good are you at ensuring the security of the data you’ve been entrusted with?”
…”When we need a little motivation to complete these day-to-day tasks, it’s worth considering what would happen if we just didn’t bother!”

Brian Palmer, AAT

…So next time you receive a notification with a new software or app update available – remember to install it as soon as possible. Below are five simple Cyber Aware #LifeUpdates to help you stay secure online:
Install the latest software and app updates
Use a strong and separate password for your email account
Activate two step authentication on your email
Consider using password managers
Secure your tablet or smartphone with a screen-lock
For more advice on simple ways to be more secure online, visit the Cyber Aware website.

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