How We Protect Client Data
At U.S. Tax IQ we understand that protecting clients’ valuable data is not only good business, it is the law. We carefully evaluate each and every technology tool, solution, and platform for security features and stringent compliance requirements. We are taking the necessary steps to keep your private information protected and secure. In addition, we constantly evolve our technology solutions to streamline the existing processes, simplify interactions with us, and to provide our clients with an exceptional service experience.
Secure Client Portal
ShareFiles: Security of your data is vital to the integrity of every business. With ShareFile, you have a platform that provides industry-leading security standards when sharing confidential files. Files are kept secure during transfer with SSL/TLS encryption protocols. In the cloud, the storage of your files is kept safe using AES 256-bit encryption. Federal, State, or industry level by institutions and laws, including HIPAA, HITECH, FINRA, CFBP, state bar association ethics guidelines, and more. Guidelines which ShareFile’s secure file sharing meet. (Learn more)
Stripe: Our online payment processor has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry. To accomplish this, Stripe uses the best-in-class security tools and practices to maintain a high level of security at Stripe. All card numbers are encrypted at rest with AES-256. Decryption keys are stored on separate machines. Stripe’s infrastructure for storing, decrypting, and transmitting card numbers runs in a separate hosting environment, and doesn’t share any credentials with Stripe’s primary services (API, website, etc.).(Learn more)
CloudFlare: Our multi-layered security approach to our website includes a best of breed hosting solution coupled with external CDN (Content Delivery Network) by CloudFlare. CloudFlare’s security protections offer a broad range of protections against attacks such as DDoS, hacking, or spam submitted to a blog or comment form. What is powerful about our approach is that the system gets smarter the more sites that are part of the CloudFlare community. We analyze the traffic patterns of hundreds of millions of visitors in real-time and adapt the security systems to ensure good traffic gets through and bad traffic is stopped. (Learn more)
Zoho: U.S. Tax IQ is among more than 50 million users who place their trust in Zoho to run their businesses. Zoho security, privacy, and compliance practices are built on the foundation of that trust. The core principles that the system is built on are Data Security, Product Security, Operational Security, and Availability. Zoho complies with many industry-accepted standards to help ensure your data is secure and compliant. (Learn more)