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  • Help the Environment by Selling Your Used IT Equipment

    As a responsible business owner, you naturally want to do your best to protect the interests of your customers, as well as your company. This means taking pains to live up to standards for privacy protection. Privacy laws exist to ensure that the confidential information your customers entrust to you is kept safe from cyber […]

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  • 4 ITAD Prep Tips in the Financial Services Sector

    Just a few decades ago, IT asset disposition (ITAD) wasn’t on the average business’s radar.  But today, advances in technology have put the issue front and center.  The vast majority of companies now rely on some form of computer technology, from cell phones, to POS systems, all the way up to complex databases. Although proper […]

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  • Best Practices for Disposing of Old Computers and Other Company Hardware

    Doing away with computer equipment is not the same as upgrading office furnishings or purchasing new office supplies.  You can’t just throw out the old stuff when you replace it with newer models.  This is because computer hardware contains sensitive data that could compromise the privacy of customers, employees, partners, and more if it falls […]

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  • HIPAA ALERT: HHS Issued Guidelines on e-Device Disposal

    The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued guidance on how to properly dispose of electronic devices to prevent data breaches. Healthcare organizations are prime targets for data breaches. Often times, detailed security plans are put in place to protect networks from online vulnerabilities, but they fail to cover offline equipment with […]

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  • Industry Wide e-Plastics Crisis

    Plastics from recycled electronics have always been a difficult material to manage. With low oil prices and environmental challenges concerning flame retardants, domestic companies often choose to make new products from virgin resins instead of recycled plastics. This means most of the companies who specialize in the recovery and manufacturing of “e-plastics” overseas and leaves minimal domestic […]

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  • 5 Tips to Help You Effectively Dispose of Your End of Life Data Assets

    Modern business owners certainly understand the importance of cyber security and the potential harm from data breaches.  While attacks on mega-corporations make headlines, there are also tons of small and midsize business hacks that nobody hears about. The problem is that most businesses focus on keeping data safe for the purposes of storage or sharing, […]

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  • How Recycling IT Equipment Could Lead to a Security Breach

    As fast as technology advances these days, companies often find themselves struggling to keep up.  A solid strategy involves choosing the right hardware and software solutions that are going to last for years to come with appropriate integration and updates, and even seeking custom solutions.  However, you are going to reach a point where you […]

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  • Risk Mitigation for Data Asset Destruction

    There are known risks to storing data in digital formats.  If your firewall isn’t robust, your password protections are weak, you’ve decided to forego encryption, and so on, you place yourself at risk of data breach, identity theft, and damage to your customers and your company. What you might not realize is all the risks […]

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  • What is the Future of Data Security?

    More and more, our lives are becoming intertwined with data.  Where we once had to call or stop by the bank to confirm balances, we can now check online statements on mobile devices and swipe smartphones at POS terminals to pay for goods.  In truth, we don’t have to enter stores to make purchases anymore […]

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