News & Updates

  • Mobile Hard Drive Shredding

    Why Shred Hard Drives Onsite? When businesses go through computer refresh cycles, they must decide what to do with the old computer equipment they will no longer be using. With today’s data security legislation, environmental requirements, and malicious hackers waiting for you to make a mistake, companies can no longer afford to just throw away […]

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  • Getting Money Back

    How To Get the Highest value back From your IT Assets When you are ready to upgrade or dispose of your used technology devices, they may still hold value. Remarketing your computer equipment instead of just recycling it provides a great opportunity to recover some of your initial investment and offset the cost of any […]

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  • Federal Agencies: What to Ask Your Electronics Recycler

    Each year, federal agencies and facilities purchase billions of dollars worth of information technology equipment and services. As the single largest consumer in the world, the U.S. government has a unique opportunity to provide leadership in how they manage electronic assets through acquisition, use and disposal. According to Executive Order (E.O.) 13514, government agencies are required to use […]

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  • Why Do Certifications Matter?

    When it comes to finding a partner to manage your end-of-use technology devices in Sioux Falls or the surrounding South Dakota area, choose wisely. Data security and environmental compliance is vital in today’s high-risk business landscape and there are many vendors who will take your equipment and give you their word…but how do you know […]

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  • HIPAA ALERT: Business Associate Agreement

    As a covered entity, you are required to have a written agreement in place with all business associates. This includes any third party vendors who handle your computer equipment, including servicing, reuse, resale or electronic recycling. Even if you have an in-house data destruction policy, an agreement will cover you if by chance a hard […]

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  • Computer Resale and Recycling: What are the Risks?

    The rapid evolution and constant use of technology has many organizations on a frequent refresh cycle, leaving them overloaded with unused technology equipment. When choosing to recycle or sell your computer equipment, it’s important to define your specific needs related to the removal, movement and disposition of your electronic assets, as well as uncover any […]

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  • SEAM in the Community: EMBE Lego Camp in Sioux Falls

    SEAM was honored to be able to help inspire the science and technology leaders of tomorrow by donating laptops to EmBe’s FIRST LEGO League camp in Sioux Falls! At camp, boys and girls learn the basics of building and programming robots and work as teams to research and create a solution to a real world problem. Thanks EmBe for […]

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  • Don’t make the $31K Mistake with HIPAA

    Earlier this year, the Center for Children’s Digestive Health (CCDH), paid a $31,000 HIPAA settlement  for failing to obtain a written business associate agreement (BAA) with one of their medical records storage vendors, FileFax. There was no actual data breach here, just a missing written agreement. Another case from March 2016 cost North Memorial Health Care of Minnesota $1.55 Million, again for […]

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  • SEAM helping with Girls Breaker Day

    On Saturday July 29, SEAM will be helping Code Bootcamp demystify how electronics and appliances work at their first Girls Breaker Day event in Sioux Falls. Girls in fifth through 10th grades and their parents are invited to explore and take apart electronics like computers, keyboards, printers, electronic toys and other items in a safe […]

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