Data Destruction

  • 4 Reasons Why Your Company Needs a Data Protection Plan

    Data protection is the combination of policies, procedures, and technologies you have in place to ensure that confidential information isn’t accessed by anybody without proper authorization. Every business should have a solid data protection plan in place. This plan protects both you and your customers. Unfortunately, many businesses don’t have a data protection plan, or […]

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  • 4 Data Destruction Misconceptions

    Now more than ever, businesses rely on data to develop policies, create growth strategies, and provide services to their customers. The benefits of data are clear. Companies can use the information to create better customer experiences, streamline core competencies, etc. At the same time, companies are taking on more responsibility for the data they collect, […]

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  • Your Company’s Footprint Matters: A Breakdown of ITAD Environmental Protections

    All companies have a carbon footprint, which is determined by how much CO2 is released into the environment when doing business. While several factors such as transportation and IT infrastructure influence this measurement, many companies are making significant changes to reduce adverse effects on the environment. IT equipment is a major contributor to the world’s […]

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  • Why Do We Need Data Disposal Regulations?

    Data regulations have been put in place to protect the security concerns of private individuals and limit the quantity of hazardous e-waste deposited in landfills. To comply with these regulations, you should regularly review how your company’s IT equipment is handled at all stages of use. The importance of having an effective data destruction policy […]

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  • Data Sanitization: 4 Key Issues Every Organization Needs to Watch Out for

    Data sanitization involves the intentional, permanent destruction of sensitive data from a storage device to ensure it’s no longer recoverable. Many individuals may not know that when data is deleted from storage, it is not completely erased and may be recovered by anyone who gains access to the device. Many businesses do not implement the […]

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  • Are Recordkeeping Requirements the Same for All Businesses?

    One of the first decisions any new company must make is how to keep records. From measuring the operation’s profit margins to verifying that everything is in accordance with IRS tax requirements, accurate recordkeeping is critical to your company’s success. Fortunately, the IRS doesn’t mandate that businesses keep records in a specific format. As long […]

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  • Data Destruction: The Different Types and How to Choose

    Data Destruction: The Different Types and How to Choose Data protection and user privacy are the responsibility of businesses, and the proper disposal of information is a critical part of operations. Internal teams, clients, and partners all have valid reasons for their data to be protected. Rendering information unreadable is the only way to be […]

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  • 3 Things to Know About Your End-of-Life (EOL) Equipment

    3 Things to Know About Your End-of-Life (EOL) Equipment When computer equipment reaches its end of life (EOL), it’s important to keep in mind the impact that it will have on your organization. EOL equipment typically means outdated and unreliable hardware, and potentially compromised data, which brings in security risks and costs. Those seeking to […]

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  • What Types of IT Equipment Should Have a Disposal Policy?

    Disposing of old IT equipment can create security vulnerabilities. Data that isn’t properly wiped or destroyed can be used by malicious actors. Many organizations have their old hardware wiped or destroyed to render the information no longer readable. This approach means knowing which devices should have a disposal policy for end of life (EOL). A […]

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