Data Security

  • Protecting Your Data with a DRA: Safeguarding What Matters Most

    In today’s digital landscape, the value of your data cannot be overstated. It’s a magnet for scammers and thieves who are constantly on the lookout for vulnerabilities to exploit. The question isn’t whether your data is at risk – it’s about how effectively you’ve fortified your defenses. Now is the time to assess the level […]

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  • Working from Home: 5 Data Policies to Implement

    Many businesses have implemented procedures to allow employees to work from home over the past few years. While this has been beneficial in keeping companies operating, it has also created an entirely new problem regarding cybersecurity. Not every company was as rigorous as it should have been regarding securing their employees’ remote workstations. The international […]

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  • 5 Ways to Reduce Unauthorized Access to Sensitive Data

    Your data is precious. Stored in your company’s various documents, workstations, and servers are financial records, customer transactions, passwords and usernames, corporate contacts, and more. There are plenty of thieves and hackers who want that information and will go to great lengths to get it. The scary part is how often they’re successful. There are many […]

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  • Do You Need to Have Your Hard Drive Wiped? Here’s How to Tell

    Keeping up with technological advancements can feel like competing against a cyclist while running a marathon. Just as you think you’re catching up, they fly ahead of you again. Companies, organizations, and individuals must continually update their hardware and software to ensure access to the latest and greatest forms of technology. But what do you […]

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  • 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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