IR-2018-150, July 17, 2018 Español
WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners outlined critical steps for tax professionals to protect their computers and email as well as safeguarding sensitive taxpayer data.
The “Security Six” protections fall into several major security categories. The Security Summit partnership urges tax professionals across the nation to avoiding overlooking these basic security details as identity thieves increasingly target practitioners in search of valuable taxpayer data.
There is a dizzying array of cyber threats that confront tax professionals and many others. It's not easy to keep up with all the viruses, worms, Trojan horses, bots – or even the terminology. That's why it's essential that all tax professionals deploy strong security software that will do the job for you. Click here to read the full article.