Greenshades Blog


Greenshades updates firewall IP addresses

Posted on September 12th, 2019

Greenshades Software hosts a variety of web pages that are intended for client use, such as GreenEmployee.com, GreenshadesOnline.com, and DownloadMyForm.com. Additionally, many of our software applications run on client-site workstations or servers but are powered by an Internet Technology called “Web Services” found at one of the earlier addresses or Greenshades.com. In September 2019, to provide the [read on ..]


Have a safer internet experience

Posted on February 5th, 2019

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   The internet can be a treacherous place. So, take this – it’s dangerous out there. Today is Safer Internet Day. According to Days of the Year, “Safer Internet Day came to exist officially in 2012, when the US Department of Homeland Security and the European Commission decided it [read on ..]


Data Privacy Day

Posted on January 28th, 2019

By Mike Peterman Security@Greenshades.com   Today, January 28, 2019, is Data Privacy Day (DPD). Every year since 2008, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has led an effort to promote and educate consumers on the importance of data privacy. New privacy and data regulations like the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the California Consumer [read on ..]


Security Summit warns employers: Be alert to identity theft and W-2 scams

Posted on December 6th, 2018

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com.   Information courtesy of the Internal [read on ..]


Tax Security 101: Tax professionals must use strong passwords, encryption to protect taxpayer data

Posted on July 25th, 2018

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com.   Information courtesy of the Internal [read on ..]


IRS continues warning on impersonation scams; Reminds people to remain alert to other scams, schemes this summer

Posted on June 19th, 2018

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com.   Information courtesy of the Internal [read on ..]


IRS warns tax pros of new scam posing as professional associations

Posted on May 24th, 2018

A quick note from Greenshades: In an effort to keep our clients, partners, and readers informed we want to share pertinent information that we feel you might find useful and to make sure you have the safest tax season possible. If you have any further questions, please contact security@greenshades.com. Information courtesy of the Internal Revenue [read on ..]


Greenshades disables TLS 1.0

Posted on May 21st, 2018

By Greenshades Security Security@Greenshades.com   In the interest of keeping sensitive data secure, we will be disabling access to our sites for any browser or application that does not support TLS 1.1 or higher. This change will take place before June 30th. This means that if your browser only supports TLS 1.0, you will not [read on ..]


Password Day 2018

Posted on May 3rd, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Today is Password Day! This day was designed to be a reminder to update your passwords and keep yourself safe from phishers. Here are some tips and tricks for making sure your password protects you in the way it should. Never reuse your password It’s super easy to [read on ..]


Don’t be an April fool – safely and securely back up your data

Posted on March 30th, 2018

By Greenshades Security Security@greenshades.com   This Saturday, March 31st, is World Backup Day, a day where IT professionals raise awareness and educate people about the importance of securing your data. Losing data can not only have a major impact on businesses but can also be a traumatic experience for an individual if the data lost [read on ..]


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