Protect your data with multiple layers of security

Your backups are kept up to date

Online backups are updated throughout the day, every day, and stored in multiple secure locations.

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Encrypted data is stored securely

Data is encrypted using field-standard data encryption, multiple layers of firewalls are in place, all access to our data centers and servers is controlled and monitored 24/7, and we perform regular security audits.

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Your data is there when you need it

We replicate your data between data centers in different locations so that Xero is up and running most of the time.

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Tightly controlled information access


You control information access

No one has access to your organization’s data unless you invite them. You control who and what users can see and do in Xero.

Extra security at log in

Xero provides two-step authentication to better protect your account. Access to your account requires your password plus a unique code generated by an app on your smartphone.

Personal information stays private

Subject to our privacy policy, we don’t share your personal or financial information unless you give us permission. You can, for example, choose to let Xero Support view your data when you want help.

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