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  • The Consequences of Improperly Disposing of Protected Health Information (PHI)

    Patient privacy is a critical part of any healthcare practice. Patients place their trust in their medical providers to retain any personal and medical information confidential. Whenever you breach that trust, your practice’s reputation is not only on the line, but you risk severe consequences. The disposal of medical records is a common practice in […]

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  • Data Destruction and Sanitization Certificates: Everything You Need to Know

    For businesses that rely on IT assets, disposal can be a struggle. From environmental concerns to local laws and regulations, there are many factors to consider when disposing of old or unwanted IT assets. Having an IT Asset Disposal (ITAD) provider can simplify the process. However, when using an ITAD service, it’s important to have […]

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  • 3 Key Elements Every ITAD Program Should Have

    When old equipment malfunctions, it’s important to dispose of it properly. While disposal might seem like a simple proposition, there are many factors to consider. Specialized knowledge is required to reduce waste, follow safety protocols, and properly handle data storage devices. IT Asset Disposal (ITAD) is the process of responsibly selling or scrapping old IT […]

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  • 6 Common Kinds of Electronics You Can Recycle

    In today’s high-tech world, people rely on electronics a lot. Devices light our homes, entertain us, and keep us connected with the world. Yet, everything has an expiration date and eventually must be disposed of. But e-waste, or electronic waste, is different from other waste and must follow proper disposal protocols. A United Nations study […]

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  • 5 Ways to Prep Your Tech for Resale

    Trying to get a little extra cash flow reselling your company’s computers, servers, or another tech? Here are a few simple steps to take to get ready for a smooth process. Make Sure You Have All the Parts A major factor in how much you can get for your used tech is whether or not […]

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  • What Are Toxic Assets and How Can They Be Addressed with ITAD?

    Following the housing crisis in 2008, a new phrase crept into the public lexicon: Toxic Assets. Before then, investors knew them by the less visceral name of Troubled Assets. Once the value of an object becomes so low that there is no market where owners can sell it, it becomes toxic. This situation might seem […]

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  • What Is Mobile Shredding?

    When you manage an office, you generate a significant amount of paperwork. Whether your paper trail is of the more literal kind or digital, you need someone to help you protect your company’s sensitive information. It’s rare, though, for managers and other parties to have the time they need to safely dispose of said information. […]

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  • Hard Drive Shredding: Can It Help to Prevent Data Breaches?

    You can’t run a business today without the aid of technology. For every paycheck, you give out and every sale you make, there’s going to be a digital trail. While you need to keep information related to these things on hand, it can also put you at serious risk. You need to regularly destroy or […]

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