News for 2017

Why Your Corporate Cyber Security Program Doesn’t Work

 Posted date: April 26, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25th, ASK had the privilege of being a sponsor and panel moderator at the Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA) 2017 MFG Forum. This year’s forum theme was cyber security, business innovation, and the importance of protecti ...

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Data Breaches Reach All Time High

 Posted date: April 24, 2017

Data breaches reached all-time highs in 2016 and they continue to rise each year. While this is alarming, the real story is that the situation is even worse, as most cyber breaches go unreported or under-reported. Listen as Mike and Amy discuss this ...

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Cyber Security Breach: It’s Not If, It’s When

 Posted date: April 19, 2017

Learn from the technology and law experts on why cybercrime isn’t worth the risk Lansing, Michigan, April 17, 2017 – ASK, an IT and security consulting company, and Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC, a full-service Michigan law firm, annou ...

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C-level Executives and IT Professionals Disagree on Cybersecurity Risks

 Posted date: April 14, 2017

A recent study done by BAE  Systems shows an alarming difference of opinion between C-level executives and IT professionals regarding the cyber risk to business and what needs to be done to battle it.  Mike and Amy discuss the study and the possibl ...

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Microsoft and Facebook Take Measures Combat Cyber Threats

 Posted date: April 12, 2017

Why are major companies investing so heavily in Cybersecurity?  Mike and Amy discuss the new plans Microsoft and Facebook have made in this segment of the BLIT. Learn more about what your business should be doing regarding two-factor authentication ...

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ASK Named One of 2017 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN®

 Posted date: April 3, 2017

Tech Elite 250 list recognizes IT solution providers with deep technical expertise and premier certifications. Lansing, Michigan, April 3, 2017 – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK) announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has ...

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Cyber-Attacks Prove the Need for SOC’s

 Posted date: March 27, 2017

We know that cyber security rank as the #1 concern for small businesses and more than 80% of CEO’s are aware that the threat of cyber-attacks is continuously going up. What is surprising is that recent research tells us that most CEO’s are naïve ...

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ASK Honored as One of the 2017 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”

 Posted date: March 22, 2017

(Lansing) – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK) has been recognized as one of the 2017 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. ASK will be honored at an awards ceremony during the th ...

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Technology Trends for Manufacturers

 Posted date: March 13, 2017

This is the time of year where businesses reflect on what they’ve done and develop strategies for improvement — much of that relies on finding new ways to use technology. Every new technology trend is “guaranteed” to alter the industry foreve ...

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Emerging Technology Trends for Your Future Growth

 Posted date: March 13, 2017

In today’s marketplace, manufacturers who embrace technology trends have a competitive advantage over those who do not. Technology has shown it can enable small and mid-sized manufacturers to produce higher quality products, at a lower cost, in a m ...

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