12th Annual Taste of IT Conference - #TOIT18
Cybersecurity experts, including the FBI, confirm the biggest weakness in cybersecurity is human error. In fact, IBM revealed in its latest Cyber Security Intelligence Index that 95 percent of all security incidents involve human error. So, how do you combat human error? It starts with training, and we can help you get started.
In this session, you will receive a free security awareness training kit with customization instructions that you can use to educate your workforce. This isn’t a simple PowerPoint, but a fully customizable program you can use to minimize the 95% of security incidents that stem from human error.
Wednesday, November 14
Sinclair College Ponitz Center
444 W Third St, Dayton, OH 45402
Mason, OH - March 14, 2018 - Afidence Inc., an award-winning business, and IT solutions company, has announced the acquisition of two divisions of Timbelo Inc. - the product procurement division and the IT recruiting division.
CompTech, Inc. is a specialized provider of support services including information technology (IT), engineering, medical, technical data and program management for federal, state and local governments, as well as commercial clients.
The Ohio Information Security Conference happens once a year and we want YOU to be there.
We know you want to learn more about security implementation and effectiveness...So why not stop by to hear from some of the industry's top leaders as they answer YOUR questions? This year, our CISO, Shannon Glass Fisher, teams up with MAFAZO's President, Max Aulakh to deliver a presentation on vendor management as it relates to cyber security that you don't want to miss!
Afidence, Inc., an award-winning IT services provider, announces Joseph Fisher as their new General Manager. Fisher joins Afidence on the heels of leading the professional services division of a large Cincinnati based IT company for fifteen years.
On Thursday night, October 27th, people gathered at the Manor House in Mason, Ohio to celebrate those who have been recognized by the MADE Chamber as having made incredible contributions to improve the City of Mason and Deerfield Township.
Congratulations to Afidence's own Barbara Hogan for being awarded the Esprit de Corps, and nominated for the Pink Diamond Award.
According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, “Over 169 million personal records were exposed in 2015, from 781 publicized breaches across the financial, business, education, government and healthcare sectors.” Cybersecurity is not limited to the private or public sector. Instead, it impacts both sectors. Collaboration and cooperation can help both sectors combat cybercrime.
Afidence, a technology consulting and services firm, was honored as a nominee for the Most Innovative Technology Team Award through Technology First. According to Technology First's newsletter the nomination honors “An IT company or IT department that has designed and implemented an innovative use of technology.”
Afidence was named the winner of the 2016 Goering Center Family & Private Business Award for Family Businesses with 26-100 employees. This annual honor is bestowed upon only one company each year and exemplifies what family and private business is and can be.
MASON, OH - August 17, 2016— Afidence, a technology consulting and services firm, recently made the Inc. 5000 2016 list of America’s fastest-growing companies. The list consists of private, independent businesses across the U.S. In its letter to Afidence, Inc. stated, “For 35 years, [we have] welcomed the fastest growing private companies in America into a very exclusive club. On average, the companies on the list have grown almost five-fold over the past three years. That’s a result most businesses can only dream of.”
We are honored to be awarded the Tri-State Family and Private Business Awards sponsored by the Goering Center through the University of Cincinnati, Lindner College of Business. The yearly program recognizes businesses that exemplify the best in family and private business practices.
We are excited to announce that we are now providing IT consulting services to Cincinnati Precision Instruments. As an IT consulting firm headquartered in Mason, Ohio, we are incredibly thankful to partner up with another Cincinnati company. Cincinnati Precision Instruments, Inc. (CPI) has been in business since 1962. Steve Plymire, CPI's president, states that CPI is "a full line sales and calibration facility of precision measuring equipment. Founded in 1962 by pioneers in the metrology industry, CPI has grown to be the largest calibration lab in the tri-state area." Similar to Afidence, the company places a lot of value on setting a standard of quality. Mr. Plymire confirms, "Our state-of-the-art facility, standards and equipment ensure that all of the gages serviced by CPI meets or exceeds manufacturer specifications. We are equipped with a large and diversified number of standards allowing CPI to perform calibrations to the rigid specifications required by quality conscious customers."
Technology First never fails to show us an incredible time and Thursday, May 5th, at the University of Dayton Flight Deck, was no exception! The 2016 Technology Leadership Awards was a home run from start to finish. The venue was superb, even elite. Surrounded by some of the most influential people in the technology field, we mingled with an overview of the UD basketball arena, snacked on a bountiful and endless buffet of hors d’oeuvres, and heard from a fabulous group of speakers. Our MC, Jim Bucher, was lively and involved the room with various activities including but not limited to: "Take a Selfie Right Now!" and "Make Us a Hashtag Right Now!" Needless to say, we had many laughs as the evening continued to the awards portion of the event.
Dayton Business Journal (DBJ) has named AfidenceIT as one of this year's Best Places to Work honorees. The event was held at the Schuster Center on 4/21 and 32 companies were recognized as honorees in three different categories: small, medium, and large. An independent company, Quantum Research, surveyed employees on team and manager effectiveness, employee engagement, and workplace practices. Companies with the highest scores were recognized as honorees.
In 2016, AfidenceIT was recognized as one of the Cincinnati Business Courier's Top IT Consulting Firms. We are proud to be recognized and thankful to our incredible team members for helping us make an impact in our community through our service and drive for excellence. Our growth would not be possible without our team. You continue to be dedicated to our clients and our community.
Shannon Glass joined AfidenceIT in April 2015. She serves as the director of information security and compliance services. Shannon is an accomplished leader in building and managing high-performance teams in information security and regulatory compliance. With exceptional strategic and communication skills, Shannon connects the relationship between IT and the business to execute organizational initiatives. Shannon’s discipline, integrity, and high level of professionalism have been critical in building a premier security and compliance business practice for AfidenceIT. Bryan Hogan, the president, CEO, and co-owner of AfidenceIT confirms, “Shannon not only brings clarity to complicated security and compliance mandates but also peace-of-mind through practical mitigation plans.” She conveys passion and expertise to every phase of a security program’s lifecycle, from day zero to full enterprise maturity.
AfidenceIT, a technology consulting and services firm, recently announced it will be providing IT support services to Buffalo Wings & Rings®. Buffalo Wings & Rings is a Cincinnati-based sports restaurant. In 2010, the restaurant began rebranding to a club level experience featuring bright, inviting dining rooms, 50+ TVs and chef-inspired recipes, making it the perfect place for socializing with families and fans. The plan is to rebrand all Buffalo Wings & Rings restaurants in the next eighteen months.
June 4, 2015—Afidence celebrates continued high growth trends into 2015 with the unveiling of a new on-demand service model for project management. Merging managed services with project management is resonating with the Southwest Ohio region as Afidence welcomes their fourteenth new client in 2015.
“The beauty of Afidence Project Management Professional Services (PMPS) is that you get all the experts you need efficiently delivered in terms of value that scales up and down,” stated Bryan Hogan, president of Afidence. “Our strategy lends itself well to organizations whose IT departments are busy trying to keep up with all their internal changes,” explains Dustin Werden, director of PMPS. “We take an outside view of a company’s goals and investigate what additional support the IT can use to better position the organization for success.”
Afidence PMPS empowers organizations to take control of their project management needs without the worry of supporting additional staff long term or locking into contracts that extend past the needs of the business. No commitments. No contracts, just an on-demand, expert team that stands ready to make sure IT issues never stand in the way of your growth.