ERI Co-Founder Kevin Dillon and Li Tong Group Share the Stage for Panel on Data Security and Reverse Management Solutions at IERC 2018
SALZBURG, Austria–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kevin Dillon, Co-Founder, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Sales Officer of ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, described the current state of electronics recycling and data destruction and how ERI has managed to continue its steady growth at the International Electronics Recycling Congress (IERC) 2018 […]
The True Cost of A Data Breach
No business ever wants to deal with the consequences of a data breach, but as these breaches become more and more common, it’s important for every business to be prepared. One thing that businesses are often not prepared for is the associated costs of a data breach. How much will a data breach cost a […]
The Surprising Link Between Recycling E-Waste and U.S. National Security
It’s no secret that e-waste is a serious problem. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that only about 12.5% of electronic waste is recycled—the rest ends up in landfills across the country. Even though e-waste only accounts for about 2% of the trash in landfills, it accounts for about 70% of the total toxic trash. […]
Exactly What’s Inside A Cell Phone?
Everyone from smartphone manufacturers to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has encouraged consumers to recycle their cell phones instead of tossing them in the trash. But, many people don’t understand why recycling a cell phone is so important because they don’t know about the materials that are hiding within their devices. Here’s a look at […]
Breach Handling: Examples Of How You Should and Shouldn’t Handle A Data Breach
A data breach can severely impact every area of your business. Besides the obvious financial costs associated with compromised data, businesses may also lose customers and see their reputation suffer after a data breach. But, it’s important for businesses to realize that many of the consequences that they suffer are not a result of the […]
How Unsecure Data Could Destroy Your Business
There are many reasons why a business should do everything possible to prevent data breaches. But unfortunately, many businesses fail to do anything to protect their sensitive data, perhaps because they are unaware of the consequences of a breach. Here are some of the reasons why failing to secure your data could ultimately destroy your […]
ITAD Best Practices For the Financial Industry
Businesses in the financial industry handle a great deal of sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, customer contact information, bank account numbers, and credit card numbers. This data is incredibly valuable to unauthorized users who would be able to commit identity theft and fraud if they gained access to this information. For this reason, businesses […]
Are Companies Overconfident About Their Data Protection?
It seems as if a new hacking or data leak scandal makes headlines on the nightly news every week. Every business should be concerned about their data and actively working to ensure it is protected at all times. However, a new report revealed that many businesses are overconfident about their data protection, which could mean […]
Surprising Statistics About Electronic Waste
Many people do not understand the magnitude of the e-waste problem, which could be why more businesses and consumers are not taking action to resolve this issue. To get a better idea of the size of the e-waste problem and its damaging effects on the environment, take a look at these surprising e-waste statistics:The U.S. […]
How Does Hardware Contribute to Data Breaches?
Data breaches affect businesses large and small, so it’s important for every business to understand how they occur and what to do to prevent them. There are many ways that a data breach can occur. For example, unauthorized users can identify weaknesses that can be exploited to hack into a business’s network. Hackers can also […]