Data Security

  • Back to School Tech Refresh: A Secure and Smooth Transition

    Levi Hentges , Vice President/Business Development, SEAM Summer break offers a perfect window for schools to refresh their technology landscape. New devices arrive, promising to empower learning, while older equipment needs a secure farewell. This tech refresh process involves two crucial aspects: ensuring the security of new devices and responsibly managing the replaced ones. Welcoming […]

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  • Summer Tech Tune-Up: Tips for Preparing Your North Dakota, South Dakota & Iowa School’s Tech for the Next Year

    Levi Hentges , Vice President/Business Development, SEAM Summer break offers a much-needed respite for students and teachers alike. But for North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa school IT staff, it’s prime time to tackle that ever-growing to-do list and ensure your technology is ready to hit the ground running come fall. Check out these helpful […]

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  • The Hidden Impact of Old Computers: Responsible Disposal for Businesses

    While more urgent matters often take precedence, the fate of your old computers has a greater impact than you might think. Responsible disposal is crucial for protecting sensitive data and maximizing your return on investment (ROI). Certifications Make a Difference When selecting a disposal partner, certifications like R2, e-Stewards, and NAID are essential. These certifications […]

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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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  • E-Waste 101: Reselling, Recycling, and Reusing Responsibly

    In today’s rapidly evolving IT industry, the surge in electronic waste (e-waste) poses a significant concern. As businesses and consumers continuously upgrade devices and components, the decision on what to do with used equipment becomes paramount. Navigating these choices demands expertise, and that’s where an IT asset management company comes in to seamlessly guide you […]

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  • Securing Patient Data: Lessons from Data Breaches for Dakota Healthcare Organizations

    As healthcare organizations navigate the digital landscape, the recent HIPAA Journal report sends a clear signal: data breaches in healthcare are on the rise, and IT execs at Dakota hospitals need to take note. In 2023 alone, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reported a staggering 725 large breaches, surpassing the previous year’s […]

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  • Will My Company Be Held Accountable for a Data Breach?

    Data breaches are one of the largest threats facing businesses today. Every year, millions of users of various services lose the personal information that they entrusted to businesses. These breaches can have serious consequences, especially when they concern financial information. If your business loses customer information that could be used for identity theft, you could […]

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  • Protecting Your Data, Empowering Your People: A Guide to Secure Businesses in the Dakotas

    Protecting Your Data, Empowering Your People: A Guide to Secure Businesses in the Dakotas Ensuring your North Dakota and South Dakota business thrives involves seamless collaboration, clear expectations, and unwavering commitment to data security. That’s where a comprehensive employee handbook becomes your compass, outlining everything from dress code to media relations and, most importantly, electronic […]

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  • Don’t Let Zombie Devices Drag You Down

    Managing your business’s IT infrastructure is crucial for maintaining efficiency and security. However, there’s a lurking threat that often goes unnoticed: zombie devices. These are the forgotten or unmanaged devices that can haunt your network, causing security vulnerabilities and operational inefficiencies that can drag your business down. Unmasking the Zombie Devices Zombie devices, also known […]

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