Dykstra IT Blog

Why C-Suite Management Can No Longer Ignore Data Loss

Decreasing business costs and risks of costly data loss We live in a 24/7 global economy that is more dependent than ever on technology. Even the technology of small and medium sized businesses houses sensitive digital data - employee and customer information, internal emails, documents and financial records, sales orders and transaction histories. Not to mention applications and programs…

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Compete with the Big Dogs

For small firms, the internet was a great leveler. Small businesses-even the tiniest startups-could suddenly access-wide markets they never could have penetrated before the World Wide Web. Geography and the need for deep pockets to build real-life distribution points-retail or otherwise-no longer presented barriers to market entry. Similarly, the cloud now offers another breakthrough for small businesses. Before the…

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Data Security is a People Problem

There are some things that only humans can fix. 95% of all security incidents involve human error. Ashley Schwartau of The Security Awareness Company says that the two biggest mistakes a company can make are “assuming their employees know internal security policies” and “assuming their employees care enough to follow policy.” There are many security risks to which your…

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How a Managed Service IT Company can Change Your Business Strategy

Every business, small or large, has 3 basic levels of technology support needs. Make sure it works - Every organization, from enterprise to not-for-profit, needs IT staff who are able to offer routine maintenance and support, including the updating of hardware and software, handling maintenance, and putting out daily fires. Make sure it works when needed - Technology supports…

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