October 9, 2017

Myths About Data Destruction

What do you know about data destruction? Businesses must plan for how to destroy the data stored on their electronic devices once the assets are no longer needed. Regrettably, many businesses do not understand the importance of planning for their data destruction, which leaves sensitive information at risk of being hacked. It’s possible that these […]

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September 19, 2017

Why E-Waste Legislation Isn’t Working

Electronic waste, or e-waste, is a growing problem that isn’t showing signs of slowing down anytime soon. There is no current federal law that requires everyone in the U.S. to recycle their electronic devices, however each state is given the power to establish their own laws regulating e-waste. As of now, more than 20 states […]

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September 11, 2017

What Are The Top Data Destruction Methods?

Every business has a responsibility to protect the data that they collect and store—especially if it is highly sensitive information. Unfortunately, many companies make the mistake of getting rid of old IT assets and forgetting to protect the data that is stored on them. If the data is not properly destroyed, it could fall into […]

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August 29, 2017

Is Your ITAD Strategy Breaking These Laws?

Businesses must comply with many different regulations in order to avoid penalties. The government regulates how businesses report income, treat employees, and of course, how they ensure their customers’ data is secure. It’s imperative that you comply with regulatory standards that govern data security in order to protect your customers, preserve your business’s reputation, and […]

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August 21, 2017

The E-Waste Problem in Silicon Valley

It is estimated that around 50 million tons of e-waste will be produced in 2017, which is significantly more than the 41 million tons produced in 2015. Why does this matter? E-waste contains hazardous chemicals and heavy metals such as lead and mercury that are harmful to humans and the environment. When e-waste is sent […]

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August 14, 2017

Tips For Healthcare IT Asset Disposition

Every business should be invested in properly disposing of IT assets, but this is especially important for businesses in the healthcare industry. Electronic health records have made it easier for healthcare companies to communicate with one another, transfer information, and serve customers, but it can be rather challenging to protect this sensitive information.Healthcare providers and […]

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August 10, 2017

The Dangers of Ghost & Zombie Assets

Ghosts and zombies aren’t only found in horror movies—they may also be terrorizing your business. It’s imperative that you understand how to identify ghost and zombie assets, why you should worry about them, and how you can get rid of them to protect your customers and business.Ghost vs. Zombie Assets Ghost assets are assets that […]

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July 31, 2017

Largest Data Breaches So Far In 2017

It seems like every time you turn on the news, there’s another story about a data breach that affects thousands or even millions of innocent consumers. Businesses of all sizes and across all industries can be affected by data breaches if they don’t properly manage their IT assets from the time they are acquired all […]

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July 24, 2017

How Can My Company Make Money Off Our Old Electronics

Every business will eventually need to replace their old computers and other electronic devices with updated models. When this time comes, each business must decide what to do with their outdated devices and how to pay for the new ones. Buying new electronics can be expensive, but fortunately, businesses can recover some of their losses […]

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