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Why Your Business Needs a Third-Party IT Audit: The Benefits of an In-Depth IT Analysis

The purpose of an IT audit is to identify immediate and long-term IT risks, as well as the existing opportunities for your technology to help your organization both save and make money...

August 4th, 2017|IT Audits & IT Assessments|

4 Ways Your Business Can Prepare for Hurricane Season: The Importance of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Strategies

Hurricane season doesn't end until November 30th, which means your business is still at risk for data loss, facility damages, downtime, and the many other inconveniences that accompany a natural disaster...

July 27th, 2017|Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity|

Construction Firms and the Cloud: How Cloud Tech Can Help You Save Time and Money in the Field

The goal of remote access technology is to create a seamless work environment for your company's users no matter where they are. Your firm’s team is likely working on-the-go and needs access to office files and resources no matter the location...

July 13th, 2017|Cloud & Office 365|

Business Continuity for Engineering Firms: Why Your Firm Should Care About More Than Data Backup

Designing business continuity for engineering firms can be difficult if the firm has an incomplete understanding of the differences between data continuity, disaster recovery, and business continuity...

June 19th, 2017|Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity|

Companies Are Embracing Next Gen Firewalls, Should You?

Next Generation firewalls are exactly what the name suggests: the next generation of firewalls designed to secure your network from today’s evolving cyberthreats. Traditional firewalls focus on the type of traffic that occurs. Today, most malicious traffic is disguised under the…

June 19th, 2017|Cybersecurity, Technology in Your Business|

Dallas CPA Society Provides Value to Community with 2017 Convergence Conference

The conference offered attendees eight hours of CPE credit and the chance to learn from a variety of industry experts that specialize in areas important to CPAs. Speakers discussed topics ranging from auditing to cybersecurity...

June 1st, 2017|Aldridge|

WannaCry: Understanding and Preventing the Global Ransomware Attack

More than 200,000 computers in 150 different countries were infected by WannaCry, and the risk is still imminent for those without the proper technology and security protocols in place. Ransomware is malware that locks...

May 24th, 2017|Cybersecurity|

Does Your Business Need Remote Access Technology?

We check email, edit documents, and schedule meetings all while on the go, outside of the office. Technically speaking, these actions are possible because of remote access technology. However, if your company's...

What Are Managed IT Services and How Can They Benefit Your Business?

Each managed IT services provider is different and may offer different versions of IT support. It’s important your business understands what services it needs to ensure the IT outsourcing provider can meet your unique demands...

April 21st, 2017|IT Outsourcing|

Exchange Online vs. In-House Exchange

It can be a comprehensive task to accurately compare Exchange Online and in-house Exchange. What works for one business may not work for another, therefore it’s necessary your company assess everything from ROI to network security...

CPA Firm Technology Trends: What Tech is Best for Your Business?

If you're a financial firm, the security of your data and systems is integral to your relationship with clients. Without proper evaluation, the premature adoption of a new technology offering may lead to legal penalties and financial losses...

4 Law Firm Technology Trends to Follow in 2017

However, compromising security to embrace the latest technology innovation is not an option for a firm whose primary asset is sensitive information. Bleeding edge technology tools are new and are undergoing security improvements and additional refinement, making it difficult...

February 28th, 2017|Technology in Your Business, Technology Trends|

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

If your business is looking to invest in a managed service provider (MSP), you should consider the benefit your business will receive from outsourced IT as a whole, as well as from the specific provider you’re considering...

October 17th, 2016|IT Outsourcing|

The Cost of IT Outsourcing: How to Budget and Tell if You’re Paying Too Much

Comparing prices is the first thing on a business's agenda when selecting an outsourced service. However, when it comes to the cost of IT outsourcing, there are a number of factors that can alter the terms and quality of a provider's offering...

October 12th, 2016|IT Outsourcing|

Common Concerns: Protecting Data in the Cloud

The sensitivity of the data and the level of security offered by the provider should be considered when making a switch to the cloud. Each cloud service provider (CSP) delivers unique offerings, and a company should be sure to evaluate...

October 10th, 2016|Cloud & Office 365, Cybersecurity|

Cloud Security Solutions for Data Protection

While cloud computing facilitates greater mobility, productivity, and collaboration, a primary concern among businesses has been how to develop an effective cloud security solution. Hackers are developing increasingly more advanced methods for exploiting the security holes...

September 26th, 2016|Cloud & Office 365, Cybersecurity|