Our Black Friday Trend Micro anti-virus giveaway winners are…

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Everyone signed up to this blog was automatically entered in our little giveaway. We have so few subscribers that your odds of being selected were extraordinarily high! In fact, I actually was selected once, so in the essence of fairness, I ran the random number generator until someone not associated with Homeland Secure IT was selected. Normally, our rules are …

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Trend Micro Internet Security anti-virus giveaway and Black Friday special

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Homeland Secure IT wants you to be protected… So much so that we are giving away *FIVE* free 1 year Trend Micro Internet Security packages to random people subscribed to this blog.  We’ll do it on Friday, November 23rd. This product retails at $49.95…. To be eligible, you must be able to pick up the product at our office here …

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From the WatchGuard Security Center: Don’t be a target – Anticipate and Monitor for APT Activity

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Every once in a while I will find a blog post that is just wish everyone knew about… Here’s one that was posted on the WatchGuard Security Center site, stolen  borrowed in its entirety. You can find the original post at this link HERE…. — Our security predictions for 2012 forecasted that the class of targeted attacks known at APTs …

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Subscribe to our blog for info, updates, and contests too… Thanks FeedBlitz for coming through…

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We did it, we got hooked up with FeedBlitz! Here’s the general plan… Step One – Cut a hole in the box… No wait, that’s another project….   Step One: Ditch our newsletter…  It’s boring and random anyway. Step Two – Attempt to get our mailing list subscribers to subscribe to switch over to our blog, either in email or …

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Bye bye FeedBurner, we will miss you… Well, maybe not, we replaced you with FeedBlitz

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We’re setting up FeedBlitz on our blogs and waving goodbye to Google’s FeedBurner. FeedBurner was great back in the day, allowing us to have the reach we wanted, and our group of subscribers to get our blog in their inbox. However, Google has made it clear that FeedBurner is not a product they want to support, and just like several …

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Are you creative? I need a new name for this blog… Inquire within =)

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Alrighty…  If you would like to help name this blog, please reply here, send me a note on facebook, twitter, or email, or catch me in person. The “Blog-o-Rama” name was something to fill the space, but now that we have been here a while, and are getting hundreds, sometimes thousands of hits a day with subscribers, and regular visitors, …

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Want to blog and have a few hundred to few thousand viewers? Inquire within… #IT #technology #blog

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Okay, so I was thinking, as the traffic on this blog increases, maybe I could help out someone who has something important to say by allowing them to guest blog. Our traffic ranges from a minimum of 500 hits per post, to over 10,000 visits.  With around 50 people getting the blog daily in their inbox, and another 200+ pulling …

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G-20 Summit is latest spam attack subject

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A post today on Trend Micro’s TrendLabs Malware blog pointed out how spammers will use the upcoming G-20 Summit as a way to distribute their content. It works like this: The spammer sends emails out, they appear to come from the Japanese finance ministry and contain comments on issues related to the Summit. Should you click on the link, it will …

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Microsoft Windows 8 post on Dutch MS blog triggers massive speculation

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Don’t get all excited, yet, but a couple days ago, bloggers found a post on a Dutch Microsoft blog which discussed the upcoming release of Windows 8. While the post was quickly removed, it has created a lot of stir in the IT community. Some of it good, and a LOT of it bad. Some believe after the “failed” unleashing …

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Bloggers can post directly to WordPress using Microsoft Office 2010

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Do you have a blog and tire of entering your entries through the WordPress web interface? Sure, some people post using Outlook and email their blog entries, but using Word to publish is another great weapon in your arsenal. Using Microsoft Office 2010, you can simplify your life a little by composing the posting in the familiar Word editor and …

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