May 8, 2018

How to Prevent Employee Theft of Retired IT Assets

Many people assume that hackers are responsible for all data breaches, but that’s not the case. It’s true that hackers outside of the affected organization are often behind data breaches, however an employee within the organization can also be to blame for a breach.If an employee steals a retired IT asset, they are also stealing […]

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April 30, 2018

IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) For Fortune 500 Companies

The Fortune 500 list is made up of some of the most successful corporations in the country. According to Fortune magazine, the companies on the most recent list have over $12 trillion in revenue and account for two-thirds of the U.S. GDP. These 500 companies also generate $890 billion in profits and hold $19 trillion […]

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April 23, 2018

What Should Be Included in Data Breach Response Plans?

A data breach response plan is an outline of how a company will react to respond in the event their data is compromised. Having this type of plan in place is crucial because it ensures you are not forced to make important decisions while also dealing with the chaos of a data breach.But, a data […]

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April 10, 2018

5 Questions to Ask Data Destruction Companies About Their Data Destruction Practices

Before agreeing to do business with an e-waste recycler, it’s imperative to learn more about their data destruction practices. Many e-waste recyclers claim to destroy data that is brought in on unwanted electronic devices, but very few actually follow through with this promise. Protect your business–and your sensitive data–by asking e-waste recyclers these questions about […]

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April 2, 2018

Hackers’ Latest Target: Law Firms

Cybersecurity experts have made it clear time and time again that every business–regardless of the size or industry–could be targeted by hackers at some point. Lately, it seems as if many hackers have set their sights on law firms located around the world.Law Firm Data Breaches in the NewsThe Panama Papers is perhaps the most […]

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March 27, 2018

The Link Between Data Breaches and Customer Loyalty

Cybersecurity is a growing problem. According to the Identity Theft Research Center, there were over 1,100 breaches in 2017 and more than 170 million compromised records. In 2016, there were around 1,000 breaches and over 36 million compromised records. This shows that although there was not a significant difference in the number of breaches in […]

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March 7, 2018

5 ITAD Questions Every CEO Should Be Able to Answer

Everyone within an organization should take cybersecurity seriously, regardless of the position they hold in the company. Why? Experts believe that data breaches will grow into an even bigger problem in the near future. The cost of handling these breaches is also growing—in fact, it was estimated that the average cost of a data breach […]

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February 13, 2018

The Current State of Global E-Waste In 2018

Late last year, the United Nations University (UNU) released its annual report on the state of e-waste, known as the Global E-Waste Monitor Report. Every year, the UNU works with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the International Solid Waste Association to collect data needed to compile this report. The report contains important information on […]

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