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Why is a Secure Chain of Custody Crucial for Data Destruction Security

December 9, 2019

Companies often need to upgrade their IT equipment. The upgrading process involves getting rid of the old infrastructure and erasing the data contained therein. Unfortunately, many businesses don’t know how to dispose of old hard drives properly, and this results in data security issues. Without a secure chain of custody, you can’t keep track of […]

Can I Safely Destroy Electronic Data?

October 17, 2019

  As a business in the modern world, odds are you no longer rely solely on physical paperwork and documents to store your company’s information. Most businesses, even the smallest ones, store their data on hard drives. This electronic data includes potentially sensitive information, such as personal client and business partner information, customer credit card […]

What is Your Data Breach Response Plan?

September 23, 2019

Despite your best cybersecurity efforts and thoughtfully crafted data handling policies, data breaches can still occur. In fact, hackers often go after smaller businesses for the simple reason that they aren’t as capable of investing a significant amount of resources into cybersecurity as bigger companies are. Because a data breach can be a serious problem, […]

Securing and Disposing of Sensitive Data The Right Way

September 10, 2019

Insufficient data security protocols really do have the potential to lead to a significant financial loss or even the closing of your business. Use your mind’s eye to envision a situation in which a hacker or disgruntled employee accesses your system, pilfers your data (including client information) and sells it on the black market. You […]

How To Handle A HIPAA Breach

August 6, 2019

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) was passed in 1996 and mandates industry-wide standards regarding the health care information found on electronic billing and other processes. It also requires that health information be carefully protected and handled to ensure the confidentiality of patients.

5 Common Ways Identity Theft Happens

July 16, 2019

Identity theft has become much more of a risk these days due to the huge amount of personal information that is shared online, whether wittingly or unwittingly. As a result, it’s important that you understand how to keep your information safe and how to identify certain scams. The following are five of the most common […]

Electronic Asset Disposal: How To Safeguard Your Information

July 3, 2019

When it comes to your electronics, from computers to your printers, odds are there’s some data stored on them that could be considered sensitive. If you plan on disposing of old electronics because they are outdated or being replaced, you’ll want to make sure they are disposed of securely through the use of a professional data […]

Top Information Security Threats in the Office

June 12, 2019

Businesses of all sizes deal with sensitive data, whether it’s employee information, customer information, or general company information. You’ll want to do everything you can to protect this information and keep it from getting out or getting stolen. It can be absolutely disastrous if certain sensitive data falls into the wrong hands, after all.

9 Questions To Ask Your Electronic Device Destruction Service

May 22, 2019

If you’re upgrading any electronic devices or simply getting rid of old technology, it’s extremely important that you dispose of them properly, especially if they hold potentially sensitive information (such as external hard drives or computer systems). Even if you take great care to wipe your devices clean, data can be restored by knowledgeable individuals […]

How To Choose An Electronic Recycling Service

April 16, 2019

When you have electronics that need to be disposed of, you’ll no doubt want to find an environmentally friendly way to do so. However, you’ll also want to make sure that any data contained on your electronics, whether they’re old computers, printers, or hard drives, is completely destroyed in order to prevent the theft of […]