December 18, 2017

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 […]

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December 4, 2017

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 […]

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November 20, 2017

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. […]

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November 14, 2017

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 […]

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November 6, 2017

What Does ITAD Stand For?

Every business will have to decide what to do with old electronic devices at some point, which means every business should be familiar with ITAD, or IT asset disposition. However, many businesses are still in the dark about the ITAD industry. Here’s everything that you should know about the ITAD process and how it affects […]

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October 31, 2017

Data Deletion vs. Data Destruction

What should you do with the data that is stored on an electronic device that your business no longer uses? Businesses across the country are faced with this question everyday, but unfortunately, many of them do not know the right answer. To understand how to get rid of data and ensure that it does not […]

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October 23, 2017

Common Data Storage Mistakes in the Healthcare Industry

Businesses in the healthcare industry collect a lot of sensitive data from their patients, including their billing information, Social Security number, and medical history. Healthcare businesses are expected to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which outlines how data must be protected after it has been collected. But unfortunately, many healthcare […]

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October 16, 2017

Japan May Use E-Waste to Create 2020 Olympic Medals

In 2020, the Summer Olympics will head to Tokyo, Japan, where world-renowned athletes will battle to be named the best in gymnastics, swimming, diving, and more. If you’re planning on watching the games, make sure you get ready to pause the TV when the winners are announced for each sport. Why? The gold, silver, and […]

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