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Where’s Your Cloud?

Amazon Web Services (AWS), considered by many to be the de facto standard in “cloud” solutions, experienced a wide-spread outage that took many services offline, including the popular Instagram, Pintrest and NetFlix sites over the weekend. Today, it appears that random issues are still affecting these sites. Initially the cause, estimated time of restored service and updates were quite vague, leaving …

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We’re saying goodbye to an old friend here at Homeland Secure IT

Okay, he’s not that old, he’s my age, and it is not goodbye forever, but none-the-less, our ace desktop technician, Scott Chitwood, has accepted a position with the Charles Lea Center up in Spartanburg. He’s not taking the new job for the pay, which I could counter if that were the case, he is taking it because it is located …

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Need computer repair, service, sales in Greenville SC? Call us!

I was talking with a friend of mine on Facebook today and they were explaining how their computer was giving them grief, and how if only he knew some computer repair business he could trust. To be honest, I was wondering if he was being sarcastic, hoping I would offer to work on it, or if he honestly didn’t know …

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Protect your assets and stay in compliance with Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption

With federal and state agencies now dispensing stiff penalties to companies that do not maintain compliance with the plethora of industry regulations, such as HIPAA, PCI, Sarbanes Oxley, HITECH, FISMA and a slew of others, healthcare, retail and financial service industries need an encryption solution. Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption offers exactly what most businesses need. Ensure data privacy by encrypting data …

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Customer service is alive and well, at Champion Power Equipment #generators

I know how everyone loves Honda or Yamaha generators, and I don’t blame you, they are considered some of the best (and most expensive) portables you can buy. Nice and quiet and high quality and all. HOWEVER – 4 years ago, I purchased an inexpensive generator to be used in the event of an emergency, and also for a ham …

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Hard drive in action in super slow motion

Ever wanted to see a hard drive in action? If you are the curious type, you probably already have taken a drive apart and noted how quickly the actuator arm moved. These guys show a drive in super slow motion. (40x reduction in speed) for your viewing pleasure. Share and Enjoy:

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Immediate opening for computer service technician in Greenville

Job Title: Computer Service Technician Location: Greenville, SC Full/Part Time: Full-time Regular/Temporary: Temp to hire About Homeland Secure IT Homeland Secure IT is a Greenville, SC based company providing service and support to Upstate based small, medium and enterprise businesses. We offer sales, service and support of computers, servers, network equipment, VOIP, security camera systems and more.  Services provided are …

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Is your smartphone spying on you? Privacy and security experts say that it could be…

I’ve posted links on Facebook & Twitter in the past, as well as a blog post here and there about privacy and security as it applies to smartphone and mobile computer users. Did you know that for just a few dollars an app can be  purchased, and even installed remotely in some cases on a smart phone that will allow …

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Happy Easter from all of us at Homeland Secure IT

For those of you reading our blog in email, you are receiving this a day late and a dollar short, but the sentiment is the same. The staff at Homeland Secure IT want to wish you a very happy Easter. We hope you were able to spend time with your family, and that you know that the real meaning behind …

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