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  • Maximizing Value in IT Asset Disposition: Tips for Budgeting and Recovery

    As organizations retire their IT assets, there is an opportunity to not only ensure proper disposal but also recover value from these assets. Maximizing the value in IT asset disposition (ITAD) requires careful budgeting and strategic recovery planning. Comprehensive Asset Inventory and Evaluation: Start by conducting a thorough inventory of your IT assets. Identify equipment […]

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  • Beyond Encryption: Why Secure Shredding and Wiping Processes are Essential

    In today’s interconnected world, data security is a top priority for organizations. Encryption is commonly used to protect sensitive information during transmission and storage. While encryption provides an important layer of defense, it alone is not sufficient when it comes to securely disposing of retired IT assets. The Limitations of Encryption: Physical Vulnerabilities: Despite the […]

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  • The True Costs of IT Asset Disposition (ITAD), Budget Planning, and Responsible Remarketing

    In today’s digital landscape, organizations are increasingly recognizing the importance of secure and responsible IT asset disposition (ITAD). As IT professionals, we understand the need to protect sensitive information, preserve our customers’ trust, and promote sustainability. However, the true costs of ITAD and the potential value recovery opportunities often require careful consideration. Understanding the Costs […]

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  • Knowing Your ITAD Vendor: Building Trust, Certifications, and Reputation

    When it comes to getting rid of electronics, recent news serves as a stark reminder of the consequences of partnering with an unreliable company. Lawmakers have had to allocate an additional $2 million in public funds to clean up a mess left by 5R Processors, a company that stockpiled millions of pounds of CRT materials […]

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  • Empowering Your Data Protection: Beyond Just Encryption

    In this era of widespread remote working, enterprises are eagerly adopting the latest technologies to facilitate seamless communication and collaboration. However, amidst these advancements, cyber-attackers are sharpening their tools to exploit vulnerabilities. From video conferencing to data storage across various locations, the need for robust security measures is undeniable to create a safer remote working […]

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  • SEAM Services: 4 Questions to Ask an ITAD Expert

    Businesses use customer data for almost everything they do — from building marketing funnels and writing sales scripts to creating products for clients. However, owners have a responsibility to protect that data from the time it enters their hands until all assets are destroyed. Knowing this, business owners must take IT asset disposition seriously. That […]

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  • HITECH vs. HIPAA: What’s the Difference?

    HITECH vs. HIPAA: What’s the Difference? Businesses and organizations must protect many different types of personal information to prevent serious consequences in the event of a breach. However, among the most serious and specifically regulated is personal health information. Medical confidentiality has been a fundamental concept within medicine for millennia and is enshrined in U.S. […]

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  • 5 Common Mistakes Made with DIY Hard Drive Destruction

    Though the majority of data breaches are incited by cyber attackers that pierce network defenses or exploit the human element, sheer negligence still causes one out of every four data breaches, so you must always remember the importance of your hardware. Hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs) are too easy to forget […]

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  • 7 Ways Your Office Can Encourage Proper Shredding Practices

    Ensuring that sensitive documents in your workplace are properly destroyed is a critical component of maintaining compliance and privacy. Encouraging proper shredding practices can reduce your risk of data breaches, protect your company’s reputation, and ensure compliance with industry, state, and federal regulations. Here are some ways your office can explore proper shredding practices. 1. […]

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