Dykstra IT Blog

Is That Email a Phishing Scheme?

Research has revealed that over half of all users end up opening fraudulent emails and often even fall for them. Phishing is done with the aim of gathering personal information about you, generally related to your finances. The most common reason for the large number of people falling for fraudulent emails is that the phishing attempts are often so…

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Remember… Always Practice Safe BYOD

Remember... Always Practice Safe BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) No matter what blog or magazine read these days, it seems like everyone is talking about today's increasingly mobile workforce and the BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) movement. We live in an exciting time when work can be done at any time from any place. Employees love the fact that they can get work done…

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Mitigate Costly New Technology

Mitigate Costly New Technology Risks for Continued Stability and Profitability Partnering with a managed service provider (MSP) is one new approach being used by many companies like yours. Experienced managed service providers have access to newer tools that reduce costs by automating many routine in-house labor-intensive processes. Break-fix is labor intensive, and labor is one of the…

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Everyday Human Error can Affect Data Protection

Are you under the impression that data loss is all about putting up firewalls to protect against evil cyber attacks? Some of the biggest sources of data loss include sloppiness, human error, and just plain forgetfulness. What are some of the unglamorous things that we do every day that leave us vulnerable? Passwords Old or easy passwords are a…

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