Factors to Consider for IT Services in the Banking and Financial Industry

With stricter regulations and constantly changing technology, financial services and banking companies must leverage new procedures and technologies to stand out in the current banking business market. Finding an IT company to support your changing industry and keep you ahead ...

Email Hackers Steal Home Downpayments

If you are in the process of buying a home, you have probably been privy to the rigorous financial probing of getting a mortgage in these post-financial crisis times. Yes, it’s an invasive process and it feels more than a ...

Company Policy: Share Your Passwords with IT

Does your company require you to share your passwords with the IT department?  We’ve been hired by a number of companies, fewer and fewer over the years, that ...

Does Your IT Department Support Your Company’s Innovation?

You are an innovator. You like changing workflow to make things easier, quicker or more cost-efficient. You’re the model of excellence for your company or organization, your boss gives your great reviews, your co-workers like you. There is just one ...

What to Consider When Implementing a BYOD Policy for Your Company

Benefits of BYOD: You want your employees to be mobile, to respond on the fly, however you’re a little worried about what kind of private data they might be transporting outside the company’s network. In light of the recent IRS ...

Are You Still Running Windows XP Post Security Patch?

Fact: Zero Day has passed. Windows is no longer supporting Windows XP. Ok, maybe just this one time... Microsoft went ahead and released a patch for CVE-2014-1776, the potential security vulnerability. The potential for bad press was far greater than dusting ...

Heartbleed Bug - Protect Yourself and Your Website

Don't panic. The media frenzy surrounding the Heartbleed Bug is in response to legitimate hackers finding a security breach and thanks in part to that ...

To Hire an IT Person or Managed IT Services; That is the Question.

Business is growing and you know your business is only as good as you can support. Sometimes you’ve got to spend a little to grow a lot. I could be referring to your your company’s marketing, IT or real estate ...

Chad Holstead Featured In Tech Page One Article, BYOD

President of BKS Systems, Chad Holstead, was featured in an article published on Dell's Tech Page One about BYOD and associated security risks. BYOD (bring your own device) ...

Be Alert For Online Order Email Scams

As always, you should be aware of the emails that are sent to your accounts and immediately delete ones that appear suspicious. Due to a recent string of malicious emails, we alert you to be specifically aware of emails claiming ...