Are you afraid of social media?

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I have a hard time trusting people who are not active and open on social media. My perception is that they are hiding something… What are some reasons for NOT using social media to connect with people and share either your personal or business life (or in my case, both)??? Reasons people might abstain from being social on the internet: …

We’ve renewed our Microsoft Education Reseller status…. Yea us!

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We’re happy to announce that Homeland Secure IT has renewed our Microsoft Education Reseller status and are good for another year. What does that mean?  Besides having to demonstrate that we know what we are doing through taking an exam, we have to actually have a clue about the sales of Microsoft products specifically available to the academic organizations we …

Nexlink 2000UP Ultrabook Holiday Special – Get one (or a dozen) for your business!

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Finally, something to be thankful for… A lightweight powerhouse notebook that will not break the bank! This 4lb Ultrabook features: Intel i3-3217U processor 14 inch LED display 4 GB DDR RAM 30GB mSATA drive for cache 320GB 7200RPM 16MB SATA3 HD Intel WiFI Link 6230 802.11/a/b/g/n & Bluetooth Ports: 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, HDMI, Audio, RJ45 …

Constant wireless network connection dropping got you down?

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Wireless woes got you down? Tired of Wi-Fi connection issues? Here are a couple of common complains we hear, maybe one of these applies to you: You have a wireless tablet (iPad, Android, Windows, etc), notebook / laptop, point of sale system, Voice over IP phone system, etc, and as you move around your business, you lose your wireless connection, …

How to save money on your Greenville & Upstate SC computer repair

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Are you wanting quality computer service performed by trained and experienced computer service professionals instead of someone found in the back of a newspaper? A service center you can depend on, that has fast turnaround, and has an outstanding reputation? Look no further than Homeland Secure IT in Greenville South Carolina! We offer sales, service and support both home and …

Symantec Partner Specializing in Backup Exec 2012 Sales and Support in Greenville SC

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It was time to renew our training with Symantec so we can continue to offer Symantec Backup Exec 2012 sales and support as a partner, so we did it up right. Everyone here at Homeland Secure IT took the training and the assessments required.   Greg, Wes and I (John) are all up to date on these product offerings. If …

Laptop LCD screen replacement for your broken notebook

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A frequent call we get here at Homeland Secure IT is the person who has a broken notebook in need of repair. The majority of the calls involve a the laptop LCD screen having been damaged or simply failing to operate correctly. Issues might include the backlight not illuminating the screen (IE: black screen), scrambled text and graphics, blank areas …

Stolen health care laptop computer contained thousands of patient records… Another case for encryption!

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Another day, another stolen computer in the news. This time the laptop computer stolen contained close to 10,000 Hartford Hospital and VNA HealthCare patient records. A spokesperson for the Hartford, CT group has confirmed that the data included “names, Social Security numbers, Medicade and Medicare numbers, diagnosis and treatment records and other information.” and that the data was not encrypted, …

Where’s Your Cloud?

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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 …

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

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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 …