Is The Cloud Safe?
Are you afraid of moving to the cloud? With technology so prevalent these days, it’s easy to overlook the safety and security of your business’ private information. The good news is you can rest easy knowing that QuickBooks Online (QBO) utilizes the same level of security as your banks, credit card companies, and other financial institutions. Because QBO is a Cloud Accounting Software, that means all your business’ information will be stored securely, safely, and reliably.
Some people may question the reliability and security of the cloud, but their worries should disappear knowing that an estimated 86 percent of companies use not only one cloud storage system, but many.
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How does it work? Rather than saving your business’ information to a USB drive or another hard drive service, it will be saved to a remote database. It is accessed wherever there is internet and is maintained virtually.
The cloud has no boundaries. You can be anywhere in the world and access your information so long as there is WiFi. This adds to the reliability and accessibility of the cloud, knowing you can easily reach your storage anywhere you are. With strong password security, your information remains private. Still worried? Make your password different for all your accounts so no two are the same. Use letters, numbers, and symbols to increase the strength of your password.
The cloud also uses encryption methods to keep your information safe and out of reach from those who have no business seeing it. To add to this protection, the cloud also uses complex security methods than other storage databases therefore increasing the protection of your account and information.
Not only is the cloud convenient and easily accessible, but it’s safe, secure, and protected from outsiders. Your information will stay your information.