Data Security

  • Why You Should Leave Hard Drive Destruction to the Professionals

    We live in an era of unparalleled access to data. In many ways, this is a boon. When properly collected and collated, mass amounts of data can help us to improve dramatically, addressing problems on a global scale and planning for a better future. Unfortunately, collection and storage of data can also be dangerous. As […]

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  • What Might be Left on Your Hard Drive?

    Computer security is an essential component of modern business operations. Your Sioux Falls, SD business has both legal and ethical obligations to protect consumer privacy, and naturally, you also want to protect proprietary business information that could give competitors an advantage over you. This is why you go to great lengths to institute security measures, […]

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  • Don’t Let Your IT Asset Disposition Put Your Company’s Reputation at Risk

    Information technologies (IT) in the workplace have become many and varied over the last few decades, with computers, printers, servers, and more now as commonplace as typewriters, projectors, adding machines, and rotary phones once were. Even filing cabinets have largely gone the way of the dodo in favor of digital file storage, and that’s not […]

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  • How to Ensure that Your Timing is Right for Data Destruction and Retention

    Data retention and destruction has become a hot-button topic in recent years. Not only are data breach and identity theft very real threats, but recently, the consumer public has become understandably concerned about how their data is being stored and used. Every country has their own rules and regulations concerning data usage and safety, but […]

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  • How to Improve Your Data Destruction Confidence Level

    Destroying data sounds like a fairly easy task until you realize it’s not quite as simple as tossing hard drives in the trash. Data destruction has become highly regulated because the outdated equipment and devices you’re doing away with contain sensitive data that could lead to problems like data breach and identity theft if not […]

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  • Lessons from 2018 Healthcare Data Breaches

    Healthcare was hit hard in 2018, with a 158% year-over-year increase in the number of records compromised compared to 2017, and it doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon. In 2019, healthcare organizations have already experienced more than one data breach per day in January alone. The largest cause of the breaches was hacking, while other factors like unauthorized […]

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  • Hard Drive Data Wiping 101

    Responsible organizations put a lot of resources into protecting confidential data, especially the data entrusted to them by customers, as a way to protect their business and comply with laws designed to protect consumer privacy. With so much digital data residing on computer equipment, network servers, and mobile devices, your organization simply can’t do without […]

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  • How to Recycle Your IT Assets without Putting Your Organization at Risk

    Every business these days relies on a variety of IT assets for operations, including computers, laptops, servers, and mobile devices.  These devices house sensitive data, which is why organizations have to secure them against both internal and external threats of breach.  Companies not only have to protect data for the benefit of customers, but also […]

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  • The Hidden Security Threat Most Hospitals Overlook

    When it comes to securing private consumer data, healthcare facilities must adhere to the highest industry standards.  Like other businesses, they have to comply with federal, state, and local privacy laws intended to protect the consumer public from potential hazards like identity theft.  However, the healthcare industry also has to meet privacy standards set forth […]

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