Archives for April, 2018

  1. If you operate in the European Union (EU), or you’re working with companies there, you could soon be on the hook to meet new obligations. What is the GDPR and what do you need to know about it if you conduct business in the EU?

  2. Responsible companies must do all they can to protect the sensitive, personal data consumers, clients, and employees entrust to them.

  3. All businesses have a responsibility to observe governmental privacy laws designed to protect consumers, as well as any applicable industry regulations related to data security.

  4. Many businesses store their old electronic equipment in a back room or closet, out of sight out of mind. Learn why this is a bad idea.

  5. As a business owner, you may be understandably concerned about handing over hard drives containing sensitive data to a third-party service provider.

  6. When it’s time to dispose of old computer equipment, throwing it in the trash simply isn’t an option. You need a suitable plan for IT asset disposition, including hiring professionals to wipe and resell, or alternately shred and recycle assets.

  7. One of the biggest problems facing many companies is keeping up with the breakneck speeds at which technology is advancing.

  8. Although federal and state laws are a little slow on the uptake when it comes to regulating e-waste, responsible business owners are jumping on the eco-friendly bandwagon when it comes to recycling their old computers and electronic devices rather than sending them to the landfill.

  9. Any time an organization goes for convenience over security, they are putting themselves, their employees, and their customers at risk. By storing data-filled equipment, the risk is not managed, it's just being prolonged.