IN THIS CHAPTER
Securing your data
Managing QuickBooks in a multiuser environment
Enabling audit trails
Setting up QuickBooks for simultaneous multiuser access
Managing accounting controls
QuickBooks does something that’s critically important to the success of your business: It collects and supplies financial information. For this reason, you want to have a firm understanding of how you can protect the data that QuickBooks collects and stores, as well as the assets that QuickBooks tracks. This chapter describes all of this.
Accounting data is often confidential information. Your QuickBooks data shows how much money you have in the bank, what you owe creditors, and how much (or how little!) profit your firm produces. Because this information is private, your first concern in administering a QuickBooks accounting system is keeping your data confidential.
You have two complementary methods for keeping your QuickBooks ...