News for 2016

ASK 2016 – Year End Thoughts

 Posted date: December 22, 2016

This is the time of year when many of us naturally start to reflect on the past 12 months and make plans for the coming year. It seems to be almost instinctual to do this-both personally and professionally. For business owners and managers, this proc ...

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ASK Cares Program Receives Appreciation Certificate

 Posted date: December 12, 2016

ASK Receives Certificate of Appreciation for Involvement in E-Pathways Program Since 1993 we have been devoted to caring for our staff and providing them with professional, and personal, growth opportunities. We believe that when good ethics are alig ...

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Backup vs Disaster Recovery

 Posted date: September 6, 2016

Backup and disaster recovery are not directly interchangeable terms; but disaster recovery is not possible without backup in the first place. We do backups because we know we have to, in case we lose the primary versions of data and/or the systems ...

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Summer Client Spotlight – Merchant Solutions

 Posted date: August 25, 2016

As profiled in our Summer Newsletter, Merchant Solutions International. Peter Concannon started Merchant Solutions in 1997 after spending time in the commercial lending and financial industries. Concannon wanted to build a company which would provide ...

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Gone Phishing – The Benefits of a Phishing Campaign

 Posted date: August 16, 2016

Phishing is a form of cyber-attack in which an attacker attempts to steal personal information from a person by disguising themselves as a reputable company or person through email or other communication tools. Falling for a phishing attack can be ...

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How To Create a Secure Password | Cryptographic Services

 Posted date: August 9, 2016

We know your password. No, really. We have a password specialist who can crack any password under 8 characters in under a minute. You may think you are clever, but hackers out there are smarter than many realize. While your dog’s name and a few n ...

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Bottom Line Newsletter | Summer 2016

 Posted date: July 12, 2016

Hear from the President of ASK, Mike Maddox, check out this quarter’s client spotlight, Merchant Solutions, learn about our new TAM Program and more in this edition of the Just ASK Lansing newsletter. The Bottom Line Newsletter from Just ASK  ...

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Top 4 IT Hardware Solutions for Small Businesses

 Posted date: July 1, 2016

If you are opening a small business or have been running one for years, setting up the technology and IT aspect of your company can be tedious and overwhelming. Luckily, we have some experience setting up IT hardware solutions for small businesses th ...

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Is Your Business Taking Care of Cyber Security?

 Posted date: June 9, 2016

ASK President and CEO Mike Maddox joins Michigan Business Network to discuss a major issue facing every business today – Cyber Security. This is not a new issue and the targets are not only large companies. These hackers are looking for open ...

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Warning: Hackers Got Your Digits

 Posted date: May 17, 2016

  Hackers have the ability to learn a lot more about you through your cell phone than you may realize. No matter how careful you are with your data on your mobile device, by simply using your cell phone number, hackers can track your location, p ...

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