Data Security

  • The Many Business Risks of Bad Document Management

    Modern businesses tend to be fairly well-versed in the ins and outs of device management, planning out the life cycle of IT assets before they even purchase new equipment.  Part of this includes digital data management to ensure the security of confidential data. However, your South Dakota business may not assign the same level of […]

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  • How is Hard Drive Destruction Different from Other Disposal Methods?

    Disposal of digital data has become a hot topic over the last couple of decades as South Dakota businesses have migrated to digital storage.  It remains a topic of conversation for the simple fact that technology continues to advance, creating new opportunities for hackers to steal confidential data.  In addition, people persist in believing that […]

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  • What Should You Do with a Physically Damaged Hard Drive?

    Hard drives continue to improve, increasing data capacity even as they stay the same size or get smaller.  It wasn’t that long ago that a terabyte of storage was the size of a server.  Now you can get the same storage capacity in a thumb drive.  That said, these IT devices are not immune to […]

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  • Checklist for Schools: Equipment Recycling & Resale

    Tips for Retiring, Recycling and Reselling School Computer Equipment Schools of all sizes must find a responsible and secure solution when it’s time to replace outdated computers or IT equipment. But this doesn’t mean you have to miss out on getting money back from your used equipment. When liquidators and brokers come calling, it’s hard […]

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  • What You Should Look for in an ITAD Provider

    By now, IT asset disposition (ITAD) should be nothing new.  If your business has been utilizing evolving technologies over the course of several years, or even decades, then you know how important it is to upgrade equipment, devices, and software solutions regularly to take advantage of new advances and remain competitive. This means that every […]

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  • 5 Things You Should Know about Asset Recovery

    The dangers of data breaches have been drummed into our heads, to the point that you may be resigned to simply handing off all your hard drives and devices to your mobile shredding partner to simply dump in an industrial shredder.  There’s nothing wrong with this, but there’s also another option: asset recovery. If you’re […]

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  • Audit Your Vendor this Earth Day

    This Earth Day, we wanted to take a moment to share with businesses in South Dakota and North Dakota the importance of proper reuse and recycling of computer equipment, not only for environmental responsibility, but also for data security and value recovery. When looking for an electronics recycling partner, not just anyone will do. There […]

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  • The Importance of Auditing IT Assets

    Audits are an important part of any company’s ongoing operations, and while many already have policies and procedures in place regarding regular financial audits, and even occasional reviews of processes intended to streamline and minimize waste, it’s far less common for companies to undertake IT audits.  If you’ve never done one before, you might not […]

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  • Why Data Destruction Matters

    Whether you’re shredding documents or disposing of old and unused IT equipment, there’s a lot more to data destruction than simply throwing stuff in the trash.  You have to shred documents correctly to protect the confidential data they contain, and hard drives and other IT assets need to be shredded or at least properly wiped […]

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