Data Security

  • Protect Patient Data: The Dangers of Improper Disposal in Healthcare

    In today’s digital age, safeguarding patient data is of utmost importance, especially in the healthcare industry. Improper disposal practices can lead to devastating data breaches, compromising sensitive health information. To avoid such risks, healthcare providers in South Dakota and North Dakota must take proactive measures to ensure the secure disposal of patient data. The Consequences […]

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  • 7 Tips to Maintain Data Security During an Office Move

    Office moves can be exciting, especially when you’re upgrading to a new and improved office space. But they can also be a hectic process, and amidst the chaos, it’s easy to overlook data security. Unfortunately, neglecting data security can wreak havoc on your company. If you’re moving offices, try these seven key tips to ensure […]

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  • A Comprehensive Guide to Secure and Sustainable IT Asset Disposition

    In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, businesses continually upgrade their IT infrastructure to maintain a competitive edge. However, the question remains: What should organizations do with their outdated equipment? Responsible and secure disposal of IT assets is paramount to safeguard sensitive data, comply with regulations, and minimize environmental impact. Conduct a Comprehensive Inventory and Data […]

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  • Reasons to Keep Your Tech Serial Numbers Private

    Computers, routers, smartphones, and more all carry serial numbers identifying that individual piece of equipment. When you flip a device over, you’ll likely see several numbers and often barcodes representing those same numbers. There will be a model number that denotes the type of equipment and is the same for every unit produced, and then […]

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  • Beyond Encryption: Why Secure Shredding and Wiping Processes are Essential

    In today’s interconnected world, data security is a top priority for organizations. Encryption is commonly used to protect sensitive information during transmission and storage. While encryption provides an important layer of defense, it alone is not sufficient when it comes to securely disposing of retired IT assets. The Limitations of Encryption: Physical Vulnerabilities: Despite the […]

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  • Empowering Your Data Protection: Beyond Just Encryption

    In this era of widespread remote working, enterprises are eagerly adopting the latest technologies to facilitate seamless communication and collaboration. However, amidst these advancements, cyber-attackers are sharpening their tools to exploit vulnerabilities. From video conferencing to data storage across various locations, the need for robust security measures is undeniable to create a safer remote working […]

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  • Don’t Get Burned: Why Certified ITAD Is Critical For Your Business

    When it’s time to retire your used business IT equipment, ensuring compliant disposal and protection of sensitive data is essential. To achieve this, many South Dakota and North Dakota businesses turn to certified IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) vendors. But what does certification mean in the ITAD industry, and why is it so critical? Certification is […]

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  • Half of Used Enterprise Routers Still Contain Sensitive Data: A Wake-Up Call for Secure ITAD

    In today’s era of digital transformation, securing sensitive information is becoming increasingly important. Not only do businesses need to take care of PCs, servers, and network equipment on the network, but they also need to ensure that sensitive information is wiped before reselling or disposing of devices when they come offline. A recent study by […]

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  • 3 Principles of Personal Information Retention and Disposal

    If your business requires you to retain your customers’ personal information, you have legal obligations to meet. One of the most crucial is ensuring that your customers’ personal information is disposed of safely and responsibly. To help make sure you don’t run afoul of any regulatory entities, here are some key principles of personal information […]

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