SSL Encryption in NetFirm CS is Not Impacted by the Heartbleed Bug

April 10, 2014
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting

We take the security of your data seriously. That’s why we actively monitor our data centers and stay informed of the latest technology news stories relating to potential outside security threats.

You may have heard of a new potential security risk called the “Heartbleed Bug,” which can affect common security encryption through OpenSSL. As soon as the threat was identified, our teams began exhaustive internal and external testing of our infrastructure. We’ve confirmed that our infrastructure is not affected or at risk, and we do not have vulnerable versions of OpenSSL installed on our networks.

Reassuring Your Clients

If any of your clients who hear about this bug have concerns about their data, below is some text you can post on your website or include in other communications:

Our firm takes the security of your information seriously. You may have heard of a new potential security risk called the “Heartbleed Bug.” Rest assured that any data you exchange with us through your secure online login is not affected or at risk from this bug.

For more information on how we secure your data, please visit our Security of Your Data Fact Sheet.

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