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ASK Groundbreaking Ceremony Recap

Posted date: August 8, 2018

It was one month ago today that ASK officially kicked off the renovation of our new headquarters at the former Moores Park School in REO Town Lansing. There doesn’t seem to be a better way to celebrate 25 years of business than the purchase of ...

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7 Cybersecurity Questions to Ask After the Equifax Breach

Posted date: November 27, 2017

The recent Equifax breach has many business leaders asking what could have been done to avoid this breach and what they can do to make sure this does not happen to their business. On a recent segment of the Bottom Line IT Show, Mike and Amy discuss a ...

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Prioritizing New Business Technology

Posted date: November 6, 2017

New business technology solutions are coming out every day, pledging to make your company more efficient and more profitable. Half the battle is finding the right solution, and the other is paying for it. How does a business owner know which solution ...

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World’s Largest Spambot Discovered

Posted date: October 22, 2017

If you are not familiar with what a spambot is, they are programs designed to collect e-mail addresses from the Internet in order to build mailing lists for sending unsolicited e-mail. The recipient of the spammed email has no idea the email is not c ...

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Will Big Data Change How You Use Social Media?

Posted date: October 11, 2017

What is big data? How may it change how you use social media? Erik and Mike discussed what big data is and whether its impact on social media may affect things like life insurance policies and loans. Big data is exactly what it sounds like: massive v ...

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The Motives Behind Ransomware: Financial Gain or Just Destruction?

Posted date: September 22, 2017

What are the real motives behind ransomware attacks? Most experts believe most ransomware attacks can be traced back to money, but some experts are now saying that might not always be the case. NotPetya, an attack that targeted the Ukraine this past ...

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Hirotec America Announces New Partnership to Gain Manufacturing Excellence

Posted date: September 8, 2017

Mike and Erik discuss a recent announcement by a very forward thinking and successful Michigan based company, Hirotec America. The company recently announced their efforts to utilize lights out manufacturing to increase efficiency, reduce waste, and ...

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NotPetya Ransomware Not Designed to Make Money

Posted date: August 25, 2017

NotPetya, the recent ransomware attack that infected PC’s around the world spread faster than the notorious WannaCry ransomware. Its rapid proliferation wasn’t the only thing that set NotPetya apart. According to security experts, this attack ...

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Honda Gets Shutdown by WannaCry Ransomeware Attack

Posted date: August 11, 2017

On June 19th Honda, one of the largest auto makers in the world, joined Nissan and Renault SA as car manufacturers who had factories attacked by WannaCry. Despite Honda’s efforts to protect its network systems in May in response to WannaCry’s sp ...

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How NYU Accidentally Shared Military Code Breaking Project with the World

Posted date: July 21, 2017

A fascinating story about how an internet cyber researcher uncovered a completely unprotected server holding highly confidential information on a joint project between the Department of Defense, NYU, and IBM.  Mike and Amy discuss how this could hav ...

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