Does the Security of Your Workforce Management Software Measure Up?

January 27, 2020

Creating a strong password to log into workforce management software.You’ve already heard about the amazing benefits that Schedule360’s workforce management software can bring to the table, but perhaps you are needing a little reassurance that your vital information won’t be jeopardized before you commit.

Schedule360 is a cloud hosted solution that is housed in a secure, state of the art data center. We have extra security measures in place to keep your company’s information secure from any outside interference, as well as protect sensitive data and or patient data through our HIPAA compliant portal.

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While security has always been a top priority at Schedule360, we decided to take it one step further by offering a new feature called Identity Access Management. For example, whenever you reset your password, an email is sent to notify you that the password has been changed, and to verify it was you who reset the password. Companies that require the highest level of security, such as banks and company databases, have long been utilizing this type of security feature, and we’re excited to offer it to our Schedule360 clients.

Through Identity Access Management, passwords are encrypted and include a two-step verification step for added security measures. Management can set up passwords to be changed every 30, 60, or 90 days based on their specific security request and processes.

To ensure even more added password protection, it’s important to implement the best practices possible when creating a password:

· Passwords should be a minimum length of 8 characters.

· Passwords should be a maximum length of 14 characters.

· Passwords should include minimum complexity-no dictionary words-and should use a combination of: lowercase, uppercase, numbers, and special characters.

· Don’t use common acronyms as part of your password.

· Don’t use common words or reverse spelling of words in your password.

· Don’t use names of people or places in any part of your password.

· Don’t use part of your login name in your password.

· Don’t use parts of numbers that can easily be linked to you, such as phone numbers, social security numbers, or street addresses.

On top of password encryption and protection, Identity Access Management also provides application security.

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Here are the security measures we take to control and secure your data:

Asset Management

We exceed industry standards for controlling data handled, stored, and destroyed. Schedule360 has strict security measures in place to protect our client’s data.

Audit and Accountability

We offer continuous monitoring with several security checkpoints, including badge swipe, biometric hand scans, and a locked cage, cabinets, and servers. In addition, we’re constantly updating and reviewing our security measures to ensure that your data is always safe and secure.

Cloud Security

All data stored by Schedule360 is encrypted in the cloud. Our technical team requires two party authentications to access our database and server.

Communications and Operations Management

Our cloud is isolated by physical location and network firewalls. We don’t allow any wireless device connections to our network. We conduct risk assessments and have incident response plans in place to ensure our customer’s data is handled with care.

Compliance

We conduct scans and vulnerability tests of our applications and systems on a regular basis.

Schedule360 is committed to providing a secure and reliable infrastructure that protects the integrity and confidentiality of your information, while maintaining its accessibility. Now with an additional safety feature in place, you can rest even easier. Still not sure if Schedule360 is right for you? Contact us today for a customized demo of our award-winning software.

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