Data Security

  • Here’s Why You Need a Chain of Custody with ITAD

    Here’s Why You Need a Chain of Custody with ITAD IT asset disposition (ITAD) programs help to mitigate the risks associated with electronic devices at the end of their useful lives. Whether these assets are being destroyed, recycled, or reused, it’s important to maintain a chain of custody during disposition. This process lets your business […]

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  • Checklist for Schools: Equipment Recycling & Resale

    Tips for Retiring, Recycling and Reselling School Computer Equipment With North Dakota and South Dakota schools are back in session, do you have your plan ready to go when IT equipment needs to be recycled or resold? Schools of all sizes must find a responsible and secure solution when it’s time to replace outdated computers […]

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  • 5 Data Policies That You Should Include in Your Employee Handbook

    Over the last 20 years, many businesses have had to add a new section to their employee handbooks: Data Security. With the fast pace of technology, companies had to quickly integrate new devices and software into their business models and how employees must go about utilizing them. It may seem like some policies and practices […]

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  • Data Dangers: 3 Lessons Business Owners Can Learn from Recent Breaches

    Way back when, the biggest “data breach” concern was having physical files stolen from a musty basement or sophisticated safe. However, in the 21st century, just like everything else, data breaches have gone virtual. From small business owners to giant corporations, everyone needs to be prepared for the worst and hope for the best. Here […]

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  • Preventing Corporate Espionage with Hard Drive Shredding

    You might not realize how much confidential information your organization keeps on its hard drives. Even seemingly innocuous data like invoices, pay stubs, and contact lists contain private information that you don’t want leaking to anyone outside your company. To maintain the security of your customers, employees, and business associates, you need proper hard drive […]

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  • Where can you shred hard drives in Sioux Falls?

    A recent Blancco study found that for every 20 drives purchased on eBay, at least three had Personally Identifiable Information (PII). What does this mean for you? If you recycle or resell your used computer equipment, you must verify your data is completely wiped or the hard drive is properly destroyed. You can do this […]

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  • 4 Kinds of Departments That Can Benefit from On-Site Shredding

    On-site shredding can add another layer of security for departments handling sensitive documents. This shredding service gives peace of mind by letting your organization do the following: Witness the shredding process Verify the chain of document possession Providing quick and convenient shredding For many departments, this process is more than needed. However, there are certain […]

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  • 5 Ways an Asset Management Company Can Protect Your Business

    Asset management companies provide several necessary services for businesses of all kinds. With a reliable asset management company, your organization can benefit from the following: Digital information security Paper document security Value recovery Safe disposal for hazardous items Risk assessments Getting all these essential services under one roof can significantly streamline security for any business. […]

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  • Decommissioning a Data Center: How it Works

    Creating a high-performing data center is a monumental task. As you might expect, decommissioning one is even more daunting! This is because a fully operational data center actively serves thousands of clients. Many companies are transitioning away from on-site data centers in exchange for more practical alternatives. You might even be considering making the jump […]

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