Rightworks Expands Leadership in Cloud and Security Solutions with Acquisition of Practice Protect

Nashua, N.H.-based Rightworks announces the acquisition of Australia-based Practice Protect, cybersecurity provider for the accounting profession. This acquisition will enable firms to manage risk, secure client data and achieve regulatory compliance while using cloud and desktop applications in Rightworks OneSpace.

“As a longtime customer of both Rightworks and Practice Protect, this is very exciting news for my firm,” said James Buss, founder of Buss CPA. “We are looking forward to benefiting from the integration of Practice Protect into the Rightworks portfolio. Given how often our team already relies on the security, accessibility and peace of mind both companies provide, we anticipate the acquisition will greatly advance the accounting profession.”

Joel Hughes, CEO of Rightworks, added, “The addition of the Practice Protect team to Rightworks helps us continue our mission to deliver a secure, purpose-built cloud that gives accounting professionals easy access to all the cloud and desktop applications they need to create a profitable and modern business.”

Jamie Beresford, CEO and co-founder of Practice Protect, continued, “For the last several years, we’ve searched for the right U.S.-based partner that prioritizes the accounting profession’s interests, shares our mission and is leading the charge in North America with new innovations, thought leadership and community. Our team is thrilled to now be part of Rightworks and to embark on a united mission to protect the profession from expanding cyberthreats targeting both firms and their clients.”


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