The QuickBooks is the best accounting software which provides the advanced features for the account management in various businesses. It is the best software where the users can store the accounting data and can track the financial activities of the company. The security of the financial data is very important for the users of the QuickBooks. if you are also using the QuickBooks for your business, you should know about the latest security features added in the new update of QuickBooks.
The QuickBooks is the software made by intuit and they understand the need of the security in this software. They have many good security features in this software. They recently launched the new security update for the QuickBooks Desktop.
If you also want to know about the new update of QuickBooks, the company added the following features in it:
1. Password protection for security of Credit Card details
The credit card is used on a large scale in the QuickBooks for the various money transactions. The company improved the security level for the credit card in the QuickBooks. They provided the new option to protect your credit card details with the password. The users now can set up the password for the credit card details so that no unwanted user can access it.
2. Changing of password required every 90 days
They make it essential for the users to change the password after every 90 days. The passwords are used in QuickBooks so that the user can save their data from unwanted access. But the company thought that the old passwords can be guessed easily. So if you are using the latest version of the QuickBooks desktop, you have to change your password after every 90 days. You can’t use the same password again.
3. Deleted user name will not reflect in audit trail
If you are an admin and you are deleting any user’s name from the QuickBooks who was authorized to access the QuickBooks account then his name will not reflect during the audit. It means that you can only see the details of past transactions, you will not be able to view the name of person who made the transaction in past.
4. Recovery of forgotten password
If you are using the QuickBooks desktop and you forgot your access password. The QuickBooks will show you the hint of password set by you. If you are still unable to guess the password, you have to enter the email which was given by you at the time of registration. The password recovery link will be sent to the given email if the email will be same as your registered email. Then you can go to the email and can open the recovery link to reset the password.
These are the latest security updates in the QuickBooks desktop. These updates are only available for the desktop version used in the windows system. You can update the premier, pro, accountant and enterprise version of the windows version of QuickBooks. You will not have to face the update issue if you are the user of QuickBooks online or Mac.
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