500 Million Yahoo Users Hacked; Change Your Passwords Now!

We were disappointed, but not surprised, to learn again recently that many millions of people had their personal information compromised in a hack of Yahoo accounts. The company said it believes a state-sponsored hacker is behind the attack on 500 million Yahoo ...

How to Manage Office IT for Better Productivity, Work/Life Balance

The latest in technology has been both a blessing and a curse when it comes to worker productivity. It's a blessing for keeping in touch when you're away from the office, and it can be a curse when it comes to managing ...

How Can SMB's Benefit from Managed IT Services?

At Chicago IT consultant Business Knowledge Systems, we spend a lot of our days discussing the benefits of managed IT services to small to medium-sized businesses. For businesses that can neither afford to employ a full-time IT department nor have ...

Chicago IT Consultant BKS Honored with Award

We are very excited to announce that the founder of Chicago IT consultant Business Knowledge Systems, Chad Holstead, is one of just 19 Chicago-area business owners to receive a 2016 Chicago Business Ledger Entrepreneurial Excellence Award. The Business Ledger is ...

Pokémon Go Shines Light on Data Collection by Mobile Apps

We’ve all seen legions of kids and adults roaming the streets of our towns playing the latest gaming sensation Pokémon Go. Since its release, the game has been downloaded nearly 20 million times, and it’s now being introduced all over ...

LinkedIn Hack Reveals Importance of Not Sharing Passwords on Social Accounts

It’s a pretty simple message. If you have a LinkedIn account, or any other social network account, change your passwords right now and continue to change them often. LinkedIn revealed recently that millions of user accounts were compromised by a ...

BKS Systems Is Now a Metronet Authorized Partner in Plainfield

Have you heard the news? High-speed 1 gigabit fiber optic communication is coming to Plainfield! Evansville, Indiana-based Metronet is in the midst of installing its high speed fiber lines in the village, and service should be available to residential and business ...

BKS Systems Has a New Responsive Website

  Chicago managed IT company, BKS Systems (BKS), is proud to announce our new website launch. Our website has been completely redesigned, giving it a cleaner, more easy-to-navigate feel. The redesign provides new responsive visuals for easier access and navigation. ...

Business Knowledge Systems Hiring Technical Support and Design Specialist

Business Knowledge Systems (BKS) is Chicago’s trusted source for managed IT services. Our mission is to maximize our client’s productivity by providing reliable IT services with the utmost attention to detail and customer service. BKS provides a challenging and high ...

Windows Users Urged to Uninstall QuickTime Immediately

The U.S. government is warning PC users running the Windows operating system they should immediately uninstall the Quicktime media player from their machines. According to the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, Apple has stopped providing security updates for QuickTime for ...