Compliance

  • Federal Agencies: What to Ask Your Electronics Recycler

    Each year, federal agencies and facilities purchase billions of dollars worth of information technology equipment and services. As the single largest consumer in the world, the U.S. government has a unique opportunity to provide leadership in how they manage electronic assets through acquisition, use and disposal. According to Executive Order (E.O.) 13514, government agencies are required to use […]

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  • Why Do Certifications Matter?

    When it comes to finding a partner to manage your end-of-use technology devices in Sioux Falls or the surrounding South Dakota area, choose wisely. Data security and environmental compliance is vital in today’s high-risk business landscape and there are many vendors who will take your equipment and give you their word…but how do you know […]

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  • HIPAA ALERT: Business Associate Agreement

    As a covered entity, you are required to have a written agreement in place with all business associates. This includes any third party vendors who handle your computer equipment, including servicing, reuse, resale or electronic recycling. Even if you have an in-house data destruction policy, an agreement will cover you if by chance a hard […]

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  • Computer Resale and Recycling: What are the Risks?

    The rapid evolution and constant use of technology has many organizations on a frequent refresh cycle, leaving them overloaded with unused technology equipment. When choosing to recycle or sell your computer equipment, it’s important to define your specific needs related to the removal, movement and disposition of your electronic assets, as well as uncover any […]

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  • Don’t make the $31K Mistake with HIPAA

    Earlier this year, the Center for Children’s Digestive Health (CCDH), paid a $31,000 HIPAA settlement  for failing to obtain a written business associate agreement (BAA) with one of their medical records storage vendors, FileFax. There was no actual data breach here, just a missing written agreement. Another case from March 2016 cost North Memorial Health Care of Minnesota $1.55 Million, again for […]

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  • Why You Should Hire an ITAD Company

    All companies go through technology refresh cycles at some point, replacing the old IT assets with newer, faster, more efficient ones. Out with the old and in with the new right? Well it’s not that simple. The “out” part is where it gets more complicated. Many companies do not have the equipment or staff to […]

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  • How to choose an ITAD partner

    Choosing the best service providers for your business is an important task. For companies to perform optimally, it’s a good idea to select partners you can count on. When you’re looking for services in a competitive industry like electronics liquidation or ewaste recycling, it may be difficult to see what sets each contender apart. There […]

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  • Computer Recycling in Sioux Falls

    Companies looking for on-site hard drive destruction in Sioux Falls don’t have to look any further than the local team at SEAM. As a certified partner for IT asset disposition, SEAM’s experts provide a secure, full-proof data destruction solutions. Their electronic waste services take on all liability and remove any risks associated with properly disposing of […]

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  • What Do Certifications Mean? FREE WHITEPAPER

    When it comes to finding a Sioux Falls recycling company to manage your end-of-use technology devices, choose wisely. Data security and environmental compliance is vital in today’s high-risk business landscape. Luckily, industry standards like R2 certification and e-Stewards certification offer a uniform way to assess the practices of companies and help you identify credible service providers. Download our free whitepaper to […]

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