Original release date: January 25, 2016
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the tenth in a series of tips intended to help the public protect personal and financial data online and at home. This tip describes steps tax preparers can take to protect sensitive information. Recommendations include conducting a full scan of all computer drives and files, making sure that tax preparers’ security software updates automatically, and using robust security software that helps block malware and viruses.
Users and administrators are encouraged to review the IRS Security Awareness Tax Tip Number 10 for additional information.