Seamlss Security: Protecting Your Data
Your Security, Our Priority
In an era where data is the new currency, safeguarding it is not just a necessity but a responsibility. The accounting and financial sectors are no strangers to the myriad of security challenges that come with the digital age. From safeguarding sensitive financial information to protecting client identities, the importance of robust security measures cannot be overstated.
At Seamlss, we are steadfast in our commitment to upholding the highest standards of security in the industry. We understand that our clients entrust us with not just their business, but their peace of mind. That’s why we have woven security into the very fabric of our operations, ensuring that at every touchpoint, your data is handled with the utmost care and protection.
Our dedication goes beyond just meeting industry standards; we aim to exceed the industry benchmarks for security in the sector. Through continuous assessments, certifications, and adherence to globally recognised security standards, we are fostering a culture of safety and reliability that stands as a beacon in the industry.
Our Security Credentials
Xero Security Assessment
At Seamlss, we are steadfast in our commitment to uphold the highest standards of security within the industry. Each year, we voluntarily undergo the stringent Xero Security Assessment, a process that meticulously evaluates various aspects of our application to ensure we adhere to the pinnacle of security and data protection standards. We take great pride in having successfully navigated this assessment annually. This serves as a solid testament to our robust security infrastructure and our unwavering dedication to safeguarding your data.
- Security Standard for Xero API Consumers
- Addon Security Standard
- Security Requirements for Developer Partners
Essential Eight Security Guidelines
In our endeavour to fortify our defences, Seamlss aligns its security protocols with the Essential Eight Security Guidelines. These strategies, curated by the Australian Cyber Security Centre, serve as a blueprint for our security infrastructure, aiding us in mitigating cyber security incidents and ensuring the utmost integrity and confidentiality of your data.
Read More: Essential Eight Assessment Process Guide
ISO 27001 Certification with Vanta
As part of our relentless pursuit of security excellence, we have teamed up with Vanta to work towards securing the ISO 27001 Certification, a globally recognised standard for information security management systems. This certification will further cement our commitment to implementing best practices in data security and management. Currently, we are making significant strides in this certification process, steadfast in our goal to offer you a platform where security is not just a feature, but a guarantee.
Read More: Vanta’s Guide to ISO 27001 Certification
Our Security Infrastructure
Security Training and Awareness
At Seamlss, we understand that a secure environment is fostered not just through advanced technology but also through informed and vigilant personnel. Our employees undergo regular training to stay abreast of the latest developments in cybersecurity. This training equips them with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and prevent potential security threats, ensuring that they are always prepared to safeguard your data.
We believe that security is a collaborative effort. Through regular updates and informative resources, we aim to foster a community that is well-informed and vigilant, contributing to a safer digital ecosystem for all.
Research and Development
In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, standing still is not an option. At Seamlss, we are committed to continuous research and development to stay ahead of potential threats. Our team is constantly exploring new technologies and methodologies to enhance our security infrastructure, ensuring that we are always prepared to counter emerging threats with innovative solutions.
Feedback and Adjustments
We value the feedback from our community of users as it helps us to refine and improve our security measures. We maintain open channels of communication where clients can report any concerns or suggestions. This feedback is then incorporated into our ongoing efforts to enhance our security protocols, ensuring that our systems are not only robust but also aligned with the needs and expectations of our clients.
At Seamlss, our commitment to security is unwavering. We understand that in the digital age, safeguarding sensitive information is not just a necessity but a responsibility. Our dedication to maintaining and enhancing our security infrastructure is relentless, ensuring that we not only meet industry standards but strive to exceed them at every juncture. We are here to provide a secure, reliable, and trustworthy platform where you can conduct your business with peace of mind.
If you have any further queries or need more information about our security protocols, please do not hesitate to contact us here. We are here to assist you, always.
Seamlss adheres to stringent security protocols as part of our partnership with Xero. This includes the implementation of multi-factor authentication (2FA & Xero Sign in), data encryption during transport and at rest, and the utilization of OAuth 2.0 for secure connections. We also maintain detailed audit logs to monitor and safeguard your data effectively.
All data is securely stored on Microsoft Azure Webservers located in Australia, ensuring compliance with regional data protection regulations and offering robust security features.
To protect your privacy, all verification documents are automatically deleted from our servers after 7 days. This practice ensures that your sensitive information is not stored for longer than necessary.
Seamlss employs a multi-faceted approach to data protection, including the use of advanced encryption methods, robust data backup and recovery systems, and stringent access controls. Our infrastructure, hosted on Microsoft Azure servers, adds an additional layer of security, ensuring data integrity and safety.
We adhere to a rigorous set of security standards, including the Xero Security Assessment and the Essential Eight Security Guidelines. Our ongoing efforts towards achieving ISO 27001 certification with Vanta further underscore our commitment to maintaining the highest levels of security compliance.
Our employees undergo regular training to stay updated on the latest developments in cybersecurity. This training equips them with the necessary skills and knowledge to identify and prevent potential security threats, fostering a secure and vigilant working environment.
Seamlss takes data security seriously by implementing various measures, including two-factor authentication (2FA) for clients and firms, bank-level encryption for data storage and transmission, and secure data hosting in Australia. These measures ensure that your clients’ sensitive information remains protected at all times.
Seamlss is designed to help firms comply with Australian Taxation Office (ATO) requirements during the client onboarding process. The platform provides tools for client verification using ATO-recognized methods for Source Document Method and DVS option via Stripe Verify. This ensures data protection through encryption and secure storage, making it easy for firms to stay compliant with regulations.
For more detailed information about our security protocols, you can refer to the resources linked in the “Our Security Credentials” section of this page. Additionally, you can reach out to us directly here for any specific queries or concerns.