Aldridge Blog

Quick reads to improve your IT strategy

Most Recent Posts

What Does A Ransomware Attack Cost?

We have seen a lot of numbers thrown out in our industry about the average size of ransoms during ransomware attacks. The amount is alarming and is increasing every year, making it more critical than ever to protect your organization. Let’s look at the actual amount,...

read more
Small Business Cyber Insurance Stats [2022]

Small Business Cyber Insurance Stats [2022]

Cyber insurance is critical in today’s threat landscape. There is always the risk of a successful compromise and a good cyber insurance policy will not only provide you enough coverage, but will give you access to resources like digital forensic, PR firms, and lawyers...

How Microsoft Intune Protects Your Data & Devices

How Microsoft Intune Protects Your Data & Devices

Microsoft Intune gives you the ability to control how devices work with your organization's data. Intune is a cloud-based mobile device management (MDM) tool that allows your IT team to remotely deploy applications, apply business-standard settings, enforce security...

Why Log4j is a Threat that Won’t Go Away

You may have heard about Log4j earlier this year. It was a big enough deal that it received coverage on mainstream news sites. Log4j refers to a common software utility that’s commonly found on many web services. Its intended use is for logging the health and activity...

7 Password Security Best Practices

Cybersecurity can be thought of like home security. You can implement the latest and greatest security technology, but none of that will stop an intruder if you leave your keys out in the open. Your corporate credentials can be thought of as keys to your business. An...

3 Major Benefits of Microsoft 365 Business Premium

Microsoft 365 Business Premium is our recommended Microsoft 365 subscription plan for any professional organization. The value you receive for just $10 per user/per month over Business Standard is too good to pass up, especially for businesses that value security....

Microsoft 365 Business Standard vs Premium

Microsoft 365 has established itself as the best-in-class productivity and collaboration platform for businesses. Microsoft 365 offers 4 different subscription tiers, however there are really only 2 tiers that are suitable for professional organizations of up to 300...

It Security

How to Build a Cybersecurity Strategy

Building an effective security strategy isn’t something that can happen overnight. It requires careful thought and an iterative process you are always refining. Below, we outline three steps you can work through to help identify your exposure and your current security...

Why is Cyber Insurance Getting More Expensive?

The most advanced security strategy and tools can't prevent 100% of cyber attacks. There will always be some new technical exploit or fraud angle that will slip through the defenses of even the most well-prepared business. Cyber insurance exists for times when an...

How Do Criminals Plan and Execute Cyber Attacks?

By now, you most likely know there has been an increase in the number of cyberattacks on small and midsized businesses, but you may not know the level of sophistication many cybercriminals have when it comes to planning and executing attacks. We break down the...

Microsoft 365

3 Major Benefits of Microsoft 365 Business Premium

Microsoft 365 Business Premium is our recommended Microsoft 365 subscription plan for any professional organization. The value you receive for just $10 per user/per month over Business Standard is too good to pass up, especially for businesses that value security....

Microsoft 365 Business Standard vs Premium

Microsoft 365 has established itself as the best-in-class productivity and collaboration platform for businesses. Microsoft 365 offers 4 different subscription tiers, however there are really only 2 tiers that are suitable for professional organizations of up to 300...

Microsoft 365 For Business: Picking The Right Plan

Microsoft 365 is Microsoft’s modern solution for business productivity, communication, collaboration, and security. There are multiple tiers of Microsoft 365 For Business, intended to suit the diverse needs of different businesses. This article will give you an...

It Consulting

The Benefits of IT Consulting Services for Accounting Firms

Today’s technology offers many opportunities for accounting and CPA firms to improve operations and gain an edge over their competitors. However, how, and when companies leverage technology is key to driving the ROI of their IT investments. As a business leader,...

Don’t Miss Our Most Popular Articles

Pros and Cons of IT Outsourcing: Is it Right for Your Business?

Pros and Cons of IT Outsourcing: Is it Right for Your Business?

Growing businesses are often challenged with questions such as, "Should I switch from in-house to an outsourced IT provider? What are the pros and cons of IT outsourcing?" Suppose your business is looking to invest in a managed service provider (MSP). In that case,...