Data Destruction

  • Data Erasure: 4 Myths in Today’s Digital World

    Taking data security seriously is an important part of protecting your business, and one of the most critical aspects of data security is handling the end-of-life of your devices properly. You don’t want sensitive data falling into the wrong hands once you’re done with computers, mobile devices, and other assets, but many misconceptions abound regarding […]

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  • 4 Steps Companies Can Take to Prepare for the Destruction of Old Data

    Modern businesses not only need a strategy for acquiring new devices but also a plan for properly destroying the data that exists on old ones, and not preparing for the process can have serious consequences for your business. If you’re unsure how to prep your business to get rid of its old data, following these […]

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  • External Hard Drives: A Guide to Secure Disposal

    External hard drives are useful for providing extra portable storage for business computers, but business owners don’t always know what to do with them when they reach the end of their lifecycle. With that in mind, you need a more secure option than simply throwing or giving them away, and professional secure disposal services can […]

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  • The Silent Threat of Hidden Data

    In an age of advancing technology, hidden data within our devices has become a growing concern. While we’re mindful of the data that new technology might conceal, it’s equally vital to consider what’s hidden in plain sight. A recent encounter at SEAM Services shed light on this matter when a printer arrived with a forgotten […]

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  • The Real Dangers of Improper Hard Drive Disposal

    In today’s digital age, data is an invaluable asset for businesses. Protecting sensitive information, both during its use and at the end of its lifespan, is crucial. Unfortunately, many companies overlook the importance of proper hard drive disposal, which can lead to devastating consequences. The Immediate Concern: Data Breaches One of the immediate concerns with […]

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  • The Ultimate Checklist for Data Center Decommissioning

    When your data center reaches the end of its life and needs to be overhauled, closed, or relocated, it is critical that you thoroughly plan out its decommissioning process. To that end, we have gathered some actionable tips in the following data center decommissioning checklist. As you prepare to close up shop, make sure that […]

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  • How Your Company’s Data Retention and Destruction Policies Impact Customer Privacy

    While the need for a strict and closely followed retention and destruction policy at your company can be quite clear in many ways, there are some other reasons why forming one is critical that you may not necessarily have considered. To get a better idea of what we mean, let’s take a look at some […]

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  • Steps to Take After Receiving Your Risk Assessment Results

    Risk assessment is an important part of data security for your company. This is the process that helps your business identify any potential threats or vulnerabilities to both your data and that of your customers. Risk assessment is especially important when it comes to disposing of or recycling outdated computers and hard drives. Once you’ve […]

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  • Why Encryption Is Not Enough for Data Security

    In today’s digital age, data security is a paramount concern for individuals and businesses alike. While encryption plays a crucial role in protecting sensitive information, it is important to recognize its limitations, especially when it comes to disposing of your computer. To ensure comprehensive data security, additional measures such as data wiping or shredding are […]

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