October 13, 2020

Kids Smartwatch Isn’t Nearly Secure Enough, Report Reveals

Sascha Brodsky of Lifewire recently wrote an article titled “Kids Smartwatch Isn’t Nearly Secure Enough, Report Reveals” explaining the security concerns with children’s smartwatches, electronics, and toys.  ERI’s John Shegerian was quoted in the article as a cybersecurity expert.“The vast majority of people today don’t realize just how much of their private data is now […]

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September 21, 2020

How to Properly Destroy a Hard Drive & It’s Data

One gig of data can contain up to 675,000 pages of information. That’s just one gig. Imagine how much information is on multiple computers, printers, phones, etc. in your office or at home. Each one of those devices has the power to ruin a person, business, or agency if it isn’t properly destroyed. Data destruction […]

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August 19, 2020

Deleting Files Doesn’t Destroy Your Data

To protect your personal or business information, you delete old files. It’s the steps most people do take and think that’s good enough. You deleted the scan of a customer’s driver’s license taken before selling a new car. At home, you scanned your passport application so that you had a copy until your passport arrived. […]

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July 28, 2020

72% of the World’s Electronic Waste Doesn’t Get Recycled

Worldwide, a record amount of e-waste leaves homes and businesses in 2019. Of those 59.1 million tons (53.6 million tonnes), just under 18% of it was properly recycled. To put it in perspective, only 10.28 million tons were recycled. The remaining 49 million tons ended up in landfills or were dumped on roadsides or other […]

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July 15, 2020

The Consolidating ITAD Industry and What It Means for Your Business

The ITAD industry is consolidating. While businesses know the importance of recycling electronics to keep toxic materials out of the landfills and environment, it’s not always easy. For businesses in more rural areas, recycling can seem impossible. As ITAD businesses consolidate and others shut down, it makes it even more difficult. It doesn’t have to […]

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July 8, 2020

ERI’s Technology Recycling Boxes Highlighted In Los Angeles Business Journal

ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company currently provides the only NAID, R2, and e-Stewards certified secure-at-home (or office) box program in the United States. The program provides contactless, transparent delivery and pickup. All collected electronics are responsibly recycled and all data is securely destroyed.The […]

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July 7, 2020

5 Tips for IT Asset Disposition for Remote Workers & Satellite Offices

Back in February, a joint report between Global Workplace Analytics and Flexjobs, a company that specializes in helping employers find telecommuters, found the number of remote workers in the U.S. increased by 159% between 2005 and 2017. In just the past five years, remote work has increased by 44%. The COVID-19 pandemic is certain to […]

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June 17, 2020

5 Unique Data Security Challenges That Remote Workers Face

In 2018, Global Workplace Analytics reports that 5 million U.S. employees worked at home at least part-time. When the COVID pandemic hit, surveys found that 88% of workers who could work from home started working from home at least one day a week. The same survey also found that 68% of those workers felt they […]

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June 11, 2020

As COVID-Era Data Security Crisis Mounts, ERI’s Box Program Provides 50-State Solution

ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company is offering a nationwide solution to the need for safe and secure recycling of electronics. The company’s home and business electronics recycling box program is available to individuals and businesses in all 50 states, at every zip code in the […]

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