Tech Tips


Holiday Online Shopping Tips and Tricks

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. ‘Tis the season for cyber shopping. During the holidays, many of us prefer the convenience of online shopping to avoid the crowds and take advantage of deals for everyone on our shopping list. It’s also an ideal time for cybercriminals looking to take advantage of unsuspecting online shoppers. When you share personally identifying information such as credit card information, birth dates and addresses online, you could be... Read More

Watch Out For The Fake Warrant Scam

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. Every year, an increasing number of Americans lose money to scams carried out over the telephone. These calls are unsolicited and often conniving in the way they use specifics about you — such as your full name, profession, or banking institution. Sometimes, the callers are overly friendly while other times, they are threatening and intimidating to make you take action right away. Today, phone scams... Read More

Happy Wright Brothers Day – December 17

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful flight in a mechanically propelled airplane. To celebrate the accomplishment and commemorate the achievements of the brave brothers, December 17 became Wright Brothers Day by a 1959 Presidential Proclamation. Wright Brothers Day is now honored every year in the United States with festivities and activities. A Land of Innovation and Invention In the... Read More

6 Tips To Ensure Third-Party Security

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. Businesses of all types and sizes today must navigate a complex matrix of vendors and partners. In many cases, there is frequent sharing of data, including sensitive and proprietary information, that could be problematic if hacked or stolen. The advent of new technologies, including the Internet of Things, automation and cloud systems, make for the collection and sharing of information more accessible than ever before.... Read More

4 Tips: Effectively Communicate With Remote Workers [Infographic]

To view the original article from LAN Infotech click here. An unprecedented number of businesses now employ a remote workforce. In fact, according to a 2018 study, 63 percent of companies have remote workers. Unfortunately, of these companies, approximately 70 percent do not have a remote worker policy. Without a policy in place, many businesses are faced with communication challenges. In fact, for any sized business who relies on remote workers, it is now more... Read More

Marriott Data Breach: What You Need To Know

Heads up if you’ve stayed or made reservations at a Marriott or Starwood property over the last decade. A major security issue was just announced and the scope of the problem is actually quite astonishing. Here’s what you need to know about the Marriott International data breach. What is the Marriott Data Breach? On November 30th, Marriott International announced that the private information of up to 500 million guests became compromised. The breach is one... Read More

Marriott 500 Million Person Data Breach (Questions/Answers)

Were You Affected? (Your Questions Answered) What Do We Need To Know About The Marriott Breach? Another big corporation got hooked. This time it was Marriott International. They just revealed that their Starwood reservations database of 500 million customers was hacked and that the personal information of up to 327 million guests was stolen. And, this has been going on since 2014! How Did This Happen? On September 8, 2018, Marriott was alerted about an... Read More

Will The New Apple iPad Replace Small Business Computers?

Did you know that the new iPad Pro sports more powerful features than most entry-level laptops in stores today? Yes, the iPad is powerful but can it replace a computer? Is the iPad a tablet or a computer? This is a question that has been asked repeatedly since the iPad Pro was first released in 2015. With the debut of the latest iPad Pro in 2017 with the more robust iOS 11, improved multitasking and... Read More