Data Security

  • Managing the Risks of Data at Rest

    More than ever before, companies are aware of the importance of keeping information secure. However, some companies focus too much on data in transit, which moves back and forth over networks, rather than data at rest, including information stored in a single location. Every device your company uses has a vast amount of data at […]

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  • What You Might Be Overlooking in IT Asset Management

    While it seems like IT asset management should be relatively straightforward, there are a lot of places in which a system can break down, potentially exposing your company to things like data breaches and significant liability. Whether you’re developing a new system for IT asset management or refining existing policies, keep the following points in […]

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  • Data Security and Preventing Breaches: Why It Matters

    There’s no question why a data leak is an IT professional’s worst nightmare. Hackers can glean all types of sensitive information from company employees, allowing identity theft and exchanges of up to billions of dollars in ransom money to take place. In order to prevent this horrible possibility from occurring, there are several effective steps […]

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  • Five Healthcare Documents to Destroy for Information Security

    Document loss or theft in the healthcare industry can be particularly damaging, because  documents can contain a wide range of incredibly sensitive information. Sensitive healthcare documentation includes things such as records of patients’ medical histories, the personal information of patients or staff, and information relating to insurance claims and payments. While many South Dakota healthcare […]

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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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  • Why ITAD is Important in the Context of Manufacturing

    Why ITAD is Important in the Context of Manufacturing In various manufacturing industries, cultivating a consistent and positive image for your business is a vital part of growing and maintaining a successful brand identity. In order to protect your manufacturing company’s image and reputation, partnering with a professional and experienced IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) company […]

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  • Planning IT Asset Disposition for Financial Companies

    Data security is increasingly important for all businesses, because online interactions and commerce involving digital documentation is increasingly common. However, financial service businesses handle consumer information that is uniquely sensitive and must be kept especially secure. Many financial service companies are in the position of safeguarding data that includes private consumer financial and identification information. […]

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  • Data Destruction 101: Deleting Doesn’t Count

    The advent of digital data has literally changed the way we live, enhancing our ability to access and share information.  It has put the world at our fingertips.  For businesses, the incredible growth of IT over the last few decades has allowed for greater speed, efficiency, and reach, creating endless opportunities for growth, productivity, and […]

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  • Prevent Fraud by Shredding Important Documents

    Fraud, a criminal act that includes the use of deception for personal gain, has become even more prevalent in the internet era, thanks to the proliferation of digital data.  This is why so many North Dakota and South Dakota companies have turned to measures like robust firewalls, anti-virus programs, password protection, encryption, VPNs, and more […]

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