What else does Homeland Secure IT do besides computers, servers and networks?

You know the elevator speech that you typical hear from people, where they pitch their services or wares to you? Mine goes something like this, “I’m John with Homeland Secure IT, and we provide small and medium businesses with computer, server and network support, service and sales here in the Upstate”. The person I am telling will usually walk away …

Russian hackers raked in 4.5 billion dollars in 2011

Thirty-six percent of the estimated $12.5 billion in ill-gotten gains by cybercriminals in 2012 can be attributed Russian-speaking hackers through various online criminal tactics according to an article over on ComputerWorld’s site. How can you help protect your business from becoming a victim? The only 100% effective way is to not be connected to the internet, however that would make …

Is your business computer network ready for IPv6?

Get ready for a slew of IPv6 news topics because¬†World IPv6 Launch is right around the corner (June 6th, 2012). This means that a boat-load of ISPs will be flipping the switch and enabling IPv6 permanently on or before this magic date. A quick google search for IPv6 news will turn up lots of articles posted in the last few …

Cisco Select Certified SMB Partner

Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Since the company’s inception in 1984, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Today, with more than 67,647 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions. We are a Cisco SMB Select Partner, offering …

SonicWALL announces End of Support Notification for SonicPoint G Access Points

The following information comes courtesy of SonicWALL’s Global Support Services:   Announcement SonicPoint G End of Support Notification Affected Products SonicWALL SonicPoint wireless access points SonicPoint G Announcement Summary Effective March 1, 2012, SonicWALL will transition the SonicPoint G from Limited Retirement Mode to End of Support.¬† Once these products transition to End of Support they will no longer be …

US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert TA12-024A warns of Anonymous DDoS attacks

Anonymous has made the news lately with their attacks on many sites, with the most prominent being government sites. US-CERT released this info yesterday:   National Cyber Alert System Technical Cyber Security Alert TA12-024A “Anonymous” DDoS Activity Original release date: January 24, 2012 Last revised: — Source: US-CERT Overview US-CERT has received information from multiple sources about coordinated distributed denial-of-service …

Suddenly people cannot get to the internet at my business

So you have been cruising along at your business for years and all has been great, but now, out of the blue, people on your network are having trouble viewing websites. You found that if you reboot that firewall (pull the plug on the thing since there is no power supply) that YOU get back online right away, but then …

HP updates channel partners regarding flooding situation in Thailand #HDDShortage

We received the following notification from HP regarding the flooding situation in Thailand and the subsequent hard drive and component shortage: Dear HP Channel Partners, HP is deeply saddened by the recent flooding in Thailand. The extent of the damage is devastating and our hearts go out to each person in Thailand negatively impacted by this tragedy. In light of …

Press Release: Homeland Secure IT Achieves Select Certification from Cisco

Homeland Secure IT, LLC 104 Mauldin Rd, STE EGreenville, SC 29605Phone (864) 990-4748www.HomelandSecureIT.com Press Release Contact: John M. HoytPhone: (864)990-4748 x 201Email: johnh@homelandsecureit.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE12 PM EDT November 1, 2011 Homeland SECURE IT Achieves Select Certification from Cisco Greenville, SC, November 1, 2011:¬† Homeland Secure IT announced today that it has achieved Select Certification from Cisco. The Select Certification …