Monthly Archives: March 2013

Looking for a More Secure Flash Drive?

Apricorn Aegis secure flash drive should fit your security needs.  Including validated 256-bit military grade hardware encryption and a 7-15 activated alphanumeric PIN.  Specialized software or drivers are not required and it’s compatible with PCs, MACs, Linux, and embedded systems. The flash drive instantly locks once unplugged from your computer’s USB port.  Dust and water…

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Is That Really a Tech Calling?

The Internet Crime Complaint Center has received numerous reports of hoax phone calls coming from, would be, well known software companies. We’ve even received them here at Top Speed Computer Services – “Hello this is Joe from Microsoft calling about your software issue.”  Our receptionist’s reply “Excuse me?  As an IT company we handle all…

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iPhone Baby Monitor Doubles as an Excellent Webcam

Looking for a baby monitor with video?  The Withings Baby Monitor may be your solution. No baby, but concerned about who’s been touching your stuff, the high-quality wireless webcam is small enough to make keeping an eye on roommates or co-workers easy and inconspicuous. High quality resolution video with zoom, night vision and pan-tilt, crystal clear…

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Is BYOD Right For Your Company?

Some companies are choosing to move from the traditional employer provided laptops and cell phones to a Bring Your Own Device model.  While there are many advantages to BYOD there are also quite a few pit falls and issues to consider. BYOD for cell phones and smartphones:  These seem to be the most frequent devices…

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Warning – Fake Email Notifications for SSL Certs

Cisco has recently put out a threat warning to LogMeIn users about a fake email going around that says their SSL Certificate has expired. From Cisco: “Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity related to spam e-mail messages that claim to contain a SSL certificate suspension notice for the recipient. The text in…

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