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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]