Twinfield & Data Security
Twinfield is an online financial accounting software package for accountancy firms and business owners. Amongst other features Twinfield allows for multi-currency / multi-user administrations, a highly efficient administration and access from anywhere in the world. At Twinfield we realize data security has the highest priority. Since 2014 Twinfield is approved for a strict Dutch quality label, which monitors security of cloud services. Additionally the Twinfield systems and procedures are being audited externally once every three months and the highest available encryption levels are being used. Every 6 hours a backup is made of all the mutations in each customer’s administrations. This backup is also encrypted with a sophisticated AES-encryption key.
What more can I do to secure my data?
You might wonder what a Twinfield user him/herself could do to safeguard the data. If you have an open Twinfield session please make sure to always lock your computer when leaving your desk. Never share login details and passwords to third parties. If you do store your username / password make sure to do this in a secure place.
Additionally Twinfield users can consider using SecureLogin. Twinfield Caribbean has a partnership and direct interface with SecureLogin, a single sign-on application. All of the online business applications including Twinfield is secured with one username and password. A superuser can manage all other users and de-activate all accounts easily / quickly when employees leave the company. The SecureLogin portal can be customized based on the look & feel of your company.
For maximum security two-factor authentication (also known as F2A) can be set up for SecureLogin.
Two-Factor Authentication: knowledge and possession combined
Two-Factor Authentication, or 2FA, is an extra protection layer used to ensure the security of online accounts beyond just a username and password (mobile and token).
Types of Two-Factor Authentication
In addition to the password that is required to login in, a one-time password is also created at 2FA
Here are the types:
1. One-Time Password (OTP)
A one-time password, also known as one-time pin, is a unique code/token, often send to a user via SMS text and then entered into your application login/ signup flow for additional security.
2. Another option is the Time-Based One-Time Password (TOTP)
A time-based one-time password (TOTP) is a temporary passcode, generated by an algorithm, for use in authenticating access to computer systems. The algorithm that generates each password uses the current time of day as one of its factors, ensuring that each password is unique
Do you want to prohibit access from a public WiFi network? Or do you allow it anyway?
With SecureLogin you now can get a better grip on the locations from where your colleagues log in with IP whitelisting. You can opt for a safe or restricted range/zone.
Want to learn more about Twinfield, data security and / or SecureLogin? We are happy to assist.