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NEWS: Gov. Whitmer proclaims October as Michigan Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Michigan Business Network
October 9, 2019 4:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed October 2019 as Michigan Cybersecurity Month to encourage state residents, businesses, financial institutions, schools, and others to take the steps necessary to stop cyber criminals in their tracks. According to the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center, Michigan residents and businesses have lost more than $42 million to cybercriminal activities so far this year, with an average victim loss of over $5,400. 

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Better Business Bureau of Eastern Michigan hosts the Fall ‘Secure Your ID’ Day

Michigan Business Network
September 11, 2019 12:00 PM

Shred-It to Provide On-Site Document Shredding at BBB Event

Southfield, MI – September 10, 2019  Better Business Bureau® Serving Detroit & Eastern Michigan is once again partnering with Shred-It to host ‘Secure Your ID’ Day on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The event will be hosted at Southfield High School; open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All cars must be in line by 12:30. There will be electronic recycling at this event.

Shred-It will shred up to three grocery-sized bags of sensitive paper documents at no charge. There will be a $10 per bag charge for any additional bags, with proceeds supporting the BBB Educational Foundation.

BBB® will also provide electronic recycling. Only select electronics will be accepted. BBB CANNOT accept TV’s of any kind, CRT monitors, printers, copiers or fax machines.

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Baker College Recognized by National Security Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security for Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Michigan Business Network
September 3, 2019 12:00 PM

Baker Holds Designation Through Academic Year 2024

FLINT, Mich. (August 19, 2019)  Baker College, Michigan’s largest, private not-for-profit college and the top private transfer school in the state, has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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ACD.net | Fiber and Security for a Healthy Business

Michigan Business Beat
August 14, 2019 2:00 PM

Kevin Schoen, CEO, ACD.net, Lansing, MI, drops back into the MBN studio to visit with longtime friend Chris Holman. They review a bit of the company's history over the past couple decades.

They then discuss that the current services of ACD.net Advanced Communications and Data is the leading provider of Fiber Internet and Local Phone Services. With ADC.net's experienced and customer focused staff, technicians, and support are expanding in the Great Lakes region and yet remain focused on keeping businesses safe when it comes to cyber-security.

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JustASK ESS | The State of Cybersecurity for Business

Michigan Business Beat
August 5, 2019 11:00 AM

Chris Holman touches base with MBN partner ASK. He talks to Josh Gembala, Manager, Enhanced Security Services, at ASK of REO Town, Lansing, MI.


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JustASK | The 3 Pillars of Technology

Michigan Business Beat
August 5, 2019 10:00 AM

Chris Holman touches base with MBN partner ASK. He talks to Scott Spalding, General Manager, at ASK of REO Town, Lansing, MI.

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Michigan Strong in Business Facilities’ Annual Rankings Report, Among Other Recent Accolades

Michigan Business Network
July 29, 2019 12:00 PM

Michigan is among the top 10 states for cyber security growth potential, manufacturing workforce, opportunity zones, and tech job growth, and, once again ranks number one for automotive manufacturing strength according to Business Facilities’ 15th annual Rankings Report for 2019.

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Michigan Announces 2019 North American International Cyber Summit

Michigan Business Network
July 15, 2019 11:00 AM

The 2019 North American International Cyber Summit, has been announced for Monday, October 28, at the Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit.

This year’s event will mark the eighth summit in Michigan bringing together experts from across the globe to address a variety of cybersecurity issues impacting the world of business, education, information technology, economic development, law enforcement, and personal use.

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Cybersecurity Company to Establish Headquarters in Grand Rapids Area

Michigan Business Network
June 18, 2019 1:00 PM

VDA Labs to add 25 jobs, invest $300k in new high-tech lab and headquarters with MSF support

LANSING, Mich. – VDA Labs, LLCa full-scope cybersecurity company, is establishing its headquarters in the Grand Rapids area to create a central hub for its business practices, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today. The project is expected to generate a capital investment of $300,000 and create 25 high-wage, high-tech jobs. Michigan was chosen over competing sites in Texas, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.

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ASK - Named One of 2019 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN®

Bottom Line IT
April 3, 2019 4:00 PM

Tech Elite 250 List Recognizes Highest Achieving IT Solution Providers in Vendor Certifications

Lansing, MI, April 3, 2019 – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK) announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ASK to its 2019 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors a select group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology suppliers, scaled to their company size. These companies have distinguished themselves with multiple, top-level IT certifications, specializations, and partner program designations from the industry’s most prestigious technology providers.

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