Last May, many accounting firms and their clients were impacted by a malware attack on cloud software provider Wolters Kluwer. The attack occurred just nine days before an important tax filing deadline for nonprofits, some corporations and partnerships.
Attacks like this are becoming more prevalent, as hackers become more sophisticated in their tactics. So having something like this happen at your firm might be more a matter of “when” than “if.”
Advance planning and choosing the right cloud software vendor in the first place can make a big difference. Find out more about the Wolters Kluwer attack and what you can do to prepare for the unexpected.