Archives for July, 2018

  1. There are known risks to storing data in digital formats. If your firewall isn’t robust, your password protections are weak, you’ve decided to forego encryption, and so on, you place yourself at risk of data breach, identity theft, and damage to your customers and your company.

  2. Data breaches are a major headache for businesses and consumers alike. Consumers are naturally impacted by issues like stolen personal data and identity theft. As a business owner, you have an ethical and legal obligation to protect consumer privacy and safeguard the confidential information your customers provide you with.

  3. The migration to digital data is still underway, but by now, most businesses prefer the convenience and space-saving benefits of storing data on hard drives rather than keeping filing cabinets and storage warehouses full of paper records. The caveat, of course, is that business owners have to take steps to keep digital data safe.

  4. The fear with modern social media is that even when you delete posts, they still remain somewhere, floating in the cloud until they come back to haunt you. Similar fears need not plague you when it comes to business data. If you destroy data properly, you can make sure its gone for good, and this is important for a couple of reasons.

  5. Omaha area schools in need of data destruction and equipment recycling should use a certified and reliable partner to keep them protected. Follow this handy checklist.

  6. Learn what the new South Dakota data breach law means for you and your business when it comes to notification and security.