EP258: Ted Harrington - Two Security Strategies Every Bookkeeping Business Should Know

Protecting your business.

When so many businesses rely on the internet and apps, like QuickBooks, security is an indispensable asset.

Ted Harrington, author of Hackable: How to Do Application Security Right, is an ethical hacker who finds and fixes security vulnerabilities in companies. 

This week’s episode focuses on what small businesses can do right now to protect themselves against security threats and breaches.

During this interview, you'll learn...

  • Why you should be paying more attention to business security 
  • Security strategies for small businesses
  • How your attitude about security can help or hurt your business

Connect with Ted on LinkedIn here

To learn more about his book HACKABLE: How to Do Application Software Right, click here

Visit his website here.


Time Stamps

2:06 - Ted’s career journey as an ethical hacker

8:16 - A metaphor for understanding the growing need for security in businesses

13:29 - Baseline security practices for small businesses

19:21 - Why your team should not be sharing the same credentials

23:48 - How mindset plays a key role in business security 

32:53 - Ted’s book, Hackable: How to do Application Security Right

Business Management