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Bottom Line I.T. | Affordable Cyber Security Solutions for Every Business

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September 23, 2020 11:00 AM

A Bottom Line I.T. Extra. The Webinar presented by JustASK Tuesday September 22nd, 2020, with Kevin Meeker

Cyber Criminals have evolved, large multinational corporations are NO LONGER their primary target, instead they are targeting YOU (small and medium businesses). In this webinar, we will review the threat landscape and how it has evolved over the last few years (and over the last few months with the massive work from home push due to Covid19) 

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Bottom Line I.T. | The App Helping International Students Feel More at Home

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September 18, 2020 12:00 PM

Bottom Line I.T. PodCast for mid-September 2020.

Economic development is always an exciting topic, especially as it relates to the Lansing region.  

On this episode on Bottom Line IT, host Mike Maddox of ASK sits down with Keith Lambert of the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Haochen Sun of Continental Oceans Technology Company (COTC). 

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Bottom Line I.T. | Phishing: Are Your Employees Aware?

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September 9, 2020 6:00 PM

A Bottom Line I.T. Extra. The Webinar presented by JustASK Tuesday September 8th, 2020, with Kevin Meeker

Did you know, 88% of organizations experienced phishing attempts in 2019? It's only becoming more and more prevalent. If you missed our live webinar, a recording is available for you at the link below. 

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Bottom Line I.T. | Microsoft 365 Tools You Didn’t Know You Have Webinar

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August 26, 2020 2:00 PM

A Bottom Line I.T. Extra. The Webinar presented by JustASK Tuesday August 25, 2020, with Kevin Meeker

Just because you’re working in the cloud doesn’t mean your data is backed up. There is a massive misconception that your data being backed up, replicated, and saved within Microsoft 365. We hate to burst your bubble but that is far from the truth. While Microsoft 365 does have a basic level of data back up included, you have a very big responsibility to make sure that it is sufficient and meets your company’s requirements. 

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Bottom Line I.T. | Debunking Common Myths Surrounding Cyber Security with Phil Sponsler

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August 18, 2020 2:00 PM

Bottom Line I.T.  for mid August 2020.

As our world becomes increasingly digital, protecting your company’s data is more important than ever before; especially as organizations shift their operations to be entirely remote in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Surprisingly, there are still many misconceptions surrounding cybersecurity that continue to circulate in the business world.

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Bottom Line I.T. | How to Improve Security with Remote Workers

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August 12, 2020 7:00 AM

A Bottom Line I.T. Extra. The Webinar presented by JustASK Tuesday August 11, 2020, with Kevin Meeker

One of the single most important things you can do to protect your company is to make sure you have proper cybersecurity protection in place. That means protecting your network, your devices, and your data. We’ve seen one too many cases where a company didn’t invest in protecting their company and was wishing they’d done something about it sooner.

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ASK Ranked Among World’s Best 101 SMB Managed Service Providers

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August 4, 2020 3:00 PM

Annual SMB Hot 101 Identifies Best-in-Class Global MSP Businesses & Leading Trends in Small and Midsize Managed Service Market

ASK has been named as one of the world’s best SMB managed service providers on the new annual Channel Futures SMB Hot 101 rankings for 2020.

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Bottom Line I.T. | Working in the Cloud: Improving Productivity through Virtualization

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July 30, 2020 4:00 PM

A Bottom Line I.T. Extra. The Webinar presented by JustASK Tuesday July 28, 2020,

From cloud-hosted desktops to servers to phones, you can create an entire cloud work-environment with Microsoft. In the past 10 years, we've seen exponential growth in companies making the switch to cloud-based, virtualized systems.

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Bottom Line I.T. | How to Get More out of the Microsoft 365 Stack

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July 21, 2020 4:00 PM

How to Get More Out of The Microsoft 365 Stack Bottom Line IT with Mike Maddox

During any economic crisis, there are two camps of people: those who make it and those who don’t.

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Bottom Line I.T. | Powering Precision Medicine with Genomics with Mike Klein

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July 7, 2020 4:00 PM

Bottom Line I.T.  for early July 2020.

Billions of dollars are spent on medical research every year. However, gaining access to that information is a bit easier said than done.

The word Genomenon means “born out of need” in ancient Greek, which is the perfect way to describe how this company got its start.

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