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Phishing Emails: Why They’re a Threat & How to Protect Your Business

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. It is a scary fact that one out of every three business employees will open a phishing email at work on any given day. Phishing emails are created explicitly by hackers to try and convince you to give up pertinent information about your business or inadvertently make your data vulnerable. Therefore, it is critical that you know all you can as a business owner about... Read More

Is Your 2019 Business Technology Plan Completed?

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. The new year is already upon us, but it is not too late to put together a solid, sensible information technology plan for 2019. Strategic planning in all areas of operation—including technology—helps organizations budget for and efficiently manage day-to-day requirements while investing in long-term projects and solutions. As your business evolves, so will it’s IT requirements. Likewise, as technology advances, your company will also have... Read More

New Year…New Cybersecurity

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. It’s a new year and with that…a fresh reminder about the importance of cybersecurity. LAN Infotech is hoping to encourage business professionals to keep a finger on the cybersecurity pulse throughout 2019.  Our team wants to remind you that it’s critical to make your cybersecurity planning and implementation a continuous effort. That’s why we’ve created a fool-proof and comprehensive cybersecurity checklist to help you stay... Read More

What Is The Difference Between Computer Repair and Computer Support Companies?

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. When computers or network systems break, you need to know that you’re able to quickly get your teams back online and to full productivity. That can be a challenge, especially if you’re working with a computer repair company. You can’t predict when a problem is going to occur or guarantee that a technician who is comfortable with your network configuration is able to quickly resolve... Read More

Should Your Business Upgrade Your Website To WordPress 5.0?

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. WordPress 5.0 was just released to the public on December 6, 2018. According to WordPress’ blog, this new version of the go-to platform for small business websites and blogs will “revolutionize content editing with the introduction of a new block editor and block editor-compatible default theme Twenty Nineteen.” However, if you’re like most small business owners, you’ve been burned before by being a little too eager... Read More

10 Tips To Guard Against SamSam Ransomware

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. In July 2018, an article published by Naked Security stated that SamSam, one of the latest ransomware threats, has been one of the most costly and dangerous attacks in history. SamSam leeched at least $6 million from unwitting victims, some of which were well-known businesses and government operations. SamSam ended up costing the Colorado Department of Transportation upwards of $1.5 million as of April 2018, according to the Denver... Read More

Are Your Employees Your Largest Cybersecurity Risk?

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. Regardless of the money businesses invest in cybersecurity, technology is only part of the cybersecurity puzzle. Regardless of new hardware, updated software and the best IT support team, cybersecurity is an ongoing commitment. Cybersecurity must be on the minds of every employee every hour of every day. A Chain Is Only As Strong As Its Weakest Link. This idiom is attributed to Thomas Reid who wrote “Essays... Read More

How to Create Nearly Uncrackable Passwords

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. In today’s world of advancing technology, nearly everything is stored online either on a computer or a smartphone. People access their bank accounts, identifying information, and other critical data online by just logging into an app or website using a unique login and password. However, hackers are getting smarter than ever before and bank account fraud and identity theft aren’t hard for hackers who can... Read More