News for 2018

Living in a world of IoT – Is it safe?

 Posted date: July 5, 2018

The current state of internet connected devices is somewhat precarious. Depending on what day it is and the publication you chose to read, it can be either scourge or savior. Internet Connected Toys Recently consumer groups have raised questions abou ...

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Creating a Culture of IT Security

 Posted date: June 25, 2018

For the last 4 years, I have been an outspoken advocate for the implementation of, what I consider to be basic, security controls. I have preached the gospel of NIST and CIS frameworks to anyone that would listen, expounding the benefits of limiting ...

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ASK CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF BUSINESS WITH NEW HEADQUARTERS

 Posted date: June 20, 2018

ASK Purchases Moores Park Elementary School Building in Reo Town Lansing Lansing, Michigan – 6/20/2018 – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK) is pleased to announce the location of their new headquarters at 316 Moores River Drive in Lansing, ...

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Simple Security To-Do: Lock Your Computer Screen

 Posted date: May 23, 2018

Sometimes it is the simple things that make a difference. If you haven’t figured it out yet, your behavior and how you keep your office has an impact on the security of your employer. We’re not talking about a small impact either. Your interactio ...

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ASK Adds Marketing Solutions to Service Offerings.

 Posted date: March 8, 2018

Technology continues to make its way into every aspect of our businesses. Each department of a company is dependent on the availability and functionality of its technology. At some point over the last 5 years, we realized that we were no longer a tec ...

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ASK Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

 Posted date: February 20, 2018

ASK Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services Lansing, Michigan, February 20, 2018 – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK), announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ASK to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 5 ...

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Client Spotlight – AMBS Call Center

 Posted date: January 14, 2018

AMBS Call Center is our featured Managed IT Services and Managed Print Services client. Through the use of technology, AMBS has been able to further grow their company. Here is a little more about their story: AMBS Call Center has been providing tele ...

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Managed Print Solutions Streamlines Print Operations

 Posted date: January 7, 2018

With our recent partnership with AOS, we are excited to now offer our clients Managed Print Solutions. But what exactly is Managed Print Solutions and why does it matter? Managed Print Solutions is a business solution that manages your print devices ...

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What You Need to Know About VMware and Browser Settings

 Posted date: January 5, 2018

FROM THE DESK OF MIKE MADDOX: In our last blog post, I provided an informational bulletin regarding recently discovered microprocessor vulnerabilities and the potential for these vulnerabilities to lead to security breaches. This is a huge issue that ...

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What You Need to Know About Recent Processor and Chip Vulnerabilities

 Posted date: January 4, 2018

From the desk of Mike Maddox: You have probably seen the news reports regarding microprocessor vulnerabilities and the potential for these vulnerabilities to lead to security breaches. ASK has put together the information below in an effort to keep y ...

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