Which security standards and awareness compliance requirements apply to your organization?

I came across a very handy document from www.securingthehuman.org that explains which security standards and awareness compliance requirements might apply to your organization. It is by no means a complete listing, but gives the one minute run-down of the majority of the biggies…. — Last Updated: 19 July, 2011 1. Executive Summary The purpose of this document is to identify …

SSL encryption broken – Proof of concept demo later this week #ph33r

My first reaction to the news that read “Hackers break SSL encryption used by millions of sites – Beware of BEAST decrypting secret PayPal cookies” was, “What took ’em so long?” The article above gives all the details you can stand, and a quick search of Google for news articles will tell you everything else you want to know. The …

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Some browser stats for www.HomelandSecureIT.com #Windows #Mac #IE #Firefox #Chrome #Android #iPad

A couple weeks ago I was watching a conversation about the popularity of certain devices for browsing and thought I would pull out some recent information about our own website, http://www.HomelandSecureIT.com… Here’s a look at our site for July 1st until August 1st broken down by browser and platform: Other than the super-high bounce rate, we see some important information… …

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Toshiba Thrive Android 10.1″ Tablet – Another iPad stomping device…

If you are one of the many looking for an alternative to the iPad and can’t bring yourself to like Windows based tablets, Toshiba may have the device for you. The Toshiba Thrive 16GB tablet is a brand new product featuring: Android 3.1 Honeycomb (Yes, it has Flash!) 16GB storage, 1GB DDR2 memory 10.1″ Display with 1080p resolution (1280×800) NVidia …

Microsoft Office 365 Cloud Computing Arrives With Little Fanfare

As a Microsoft Partner, we keep abreast of all the offerings that MS has that may be of interest to our clients. ¬†One area of interest has been The Cloud as momentum in Cloud Computing / Cloud Services has been building slowly but steadily as businesses search for ways to save money and reduce personnel & IT costs. Google Apps …

Your smartphone could lead to identity theft, if it doesn’t give you cancer first…

The WHO (World Health Organization) proclamation that cell phones could, maybe, possibly, some way somehow, cause cancer has a bunch of people up in arms.. There are now groups of people swearing off cell phone usage, and now places declaring they are a “cell phone free zone” all in a matter of hours after the WHO announcement. Sure, they may …

WHO says cell phones may cause cancer! No, that wasn’t a question…

The WHO (no, not the band, but the World Health Organization) has stated that your cell phone emits electromagnetic fields that are “possibly carcinogenic to humans.” The chair for the workgroup of the WHO, Jonathan Samet, MD, from the University of Southern California stated, “evidence, while still accumulating, is strong enough to support a conclusion and the 2B classification.” and …

Business focused Motion CL900 tablet is now available for order

Does your business need something other than the Apple iPad and Android based tablets? The Motion CL900 is now available for order! Effective today, the Motion CL900, the latest addition to Motion’s suite of enterprise-built tablet PCs, is now available for shipping with the standard ¬†4 week lead time from Authorized Motion Reseller Partners. The CL900 is a rugged, lightweight …

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Did you know Homeland Secure IT is a Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller? #Greenville #Upstate

If you are¬†needing¬†Microsoft products for your¬†school in the Greenville / Upstate SC area, Homeland Secure IT may¬† be able to save you money… We are able to offer academic priced software through Microsoft Academic FPP, Open Agreement and School Subscription. The discounts can be substantial when compared to retail pricing! To find out if your organization is qualified, or for …

Don’t forget, TODAY is Internet Cleaning Day – Make sure you are prepared! PSE RT

It’s that time of year again when ISPs (Internet Service Providers) ¬†all around the world perform their yearly maintenance, call it “Spring Cleaning” if you will.If you have been living under a rock and missed the stories on the news and the countless emails flying around for the last week or so, then this may come as a total surprise …