Compliance

  • Establishing Policies and Procedures for Decommissioning IT Assets

    When it comes to decommissioning IT assets, things aren’t quite as simple as just removing a device from circulation. Devices used by your company likely have a large amount of sensitive information stored on them. For this reason, it’s important to ensure that you can effectively control that data when you decommission a device. Taking […]

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  • How a Retention Schedule Can Revolutionize Your Company’s Document Destruction

    Keeping sensitive data safe from prying eyes has always been a priority for companies, but in today’s technologically advanced world, protecting your data is more important than ever. As technology becomes more and more sophisticated, so do hackers, and sometimes not even standard encryption can protect your company against a security breach. Whether a hacker […]

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  • Retiring Technological Equipment at the End of a Lease

    In any market, it is crucial to ensure that all of your business’s IT equipment is up to date. However, the fact that the technological developments in IT-related software and hardware happen at an increasingly rapid pace means that it is important for businesses to understand how best to cycle out end-of-lease and end-of-use technology. […]

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  • Certified ITAD Vendors Keep Your Financial Company Regulation Compliant

    While keeping sensitive data and information safe on the IT equipment your financial business is currently using is absolutely vital, it is easy to forget that protecting any information stored on out-of-use IT equipment is just as important. Actually, equipment that has been retired from a financial business’s network can be even more vulnerable than […]

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  • Why Proper Hard Drive Destruction is Crucial

    While humanity has incredible capacity for creation, we’re also pretty good at destroying things.  Even a five-year-old can appreciate the thrill of breaking a plate by dropping it on the floor, or pulling doll’s head off.  Because destruction is not only relatively easy, but kind of fun, you might think you’re fully capable of destroying […]

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  • 5 ITAD Mistakes To Avoid with your Zombie Devices

    When companies are ready to resell or recycle their used IT equipment, often times they are more concerned with the acquisition of modern equipment than the fate of their outdated devices. The problem is that old electronics can easily come back to haunt you, whether they’re gathering dust in a storeroom or sitting at an […]

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  • Tips for Successful IT Asset Liquidation

    If you’ve recently updated a major portion of your IT infrastructure, you’re no doubt enjoying the benefits of the latest technologies, including greater efficiency, productivity, and profit, not to mention enhanced security.  This is all good news for your workforce, your customers, and your company at large. The downside is that you now have to […]

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  • End-of-Life Data Concerns Could Cost Companies a Lot

    Implementing IT hardware upgrades is an exciting, if harrowing process.  On the one hand, upgrading to new servers, computers, hard drives, or other modern equipment can help to increase efficiency and security.  On the other hand, you’re left with a load of old equipment that must be dealt with appropriately. If you own outdated equipment, […]

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  • What is a Certificate of Destruction?

    As a responsible business owner, you naturally want to do all you can to protect confidential customer data and comply with all applicable consumer privacy laws, as well as any industry regulations (HIPAA, FACTA, etc.) that affect your company.  However, like many aspects of business operations, you may have to outsource your data destruction and […]

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