Website Security: How We’re Protecting You

With evolving security risks present when transacting business online, it’s understandable if you have concerns about data security and safety. Because you have chosen Scher Group to serve your accounting and tax needs, you can be assured that your data is in one of the most secure locations available—an IBM-certified Thomson Reuters Data Center—which is comprised of multiple facilities that harbor the most advanced and secure data centers in the world. Every precaution is taken to guarantee the safety of your data.

 

Data Security

  • Data moving over the Internet is encrypted using technology that complies with the Federal Information Process Standard 140-2, Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules.
  • Load-balancing devices and the security infrastructure provide address anonymity with built-in safeguards to prevent “Denial of Service” (DoS) attacks and ID spoofing.
  • Multiple levels of security (known as Defense in Depth) allow elevated levels of control for maintenance personnel without compromising security—including private network circuits for systems management and data and duplication for disaster recovery.

 

Data Privacy

  • All data is treated as strictly confidential.
  • Access to your information is limited to those employees with a business requirement for accessing such information.
  • All hard copies of data are destroyed before disposal.
  • Employees are continually educated on the confidential nature of this information and your need for privacy; policies and procedures are continually incorporated for these purposes. In addition, your customer information will never be discussed with third parties without your permission.

 

As technology continues to improve you can be sure that the Thomson Reuters data center has in place the most advanced safeguards possible to keep your personal and financial information confidential and secure. We value your trust in our commitment to keep your data safe. You can be confident that the IBM-certified Thomson Reuters Data Center will deliver.

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