January 1, 2019

7 Terrifying Cyber Crime Statistics

Technology and the mass adoption of the internet is on the rise, but unfortunately, so is the prevalence of cyber crime.The internet has become a vital part of our daily lives. What was once a tool used mainly for electronic mail, the internet has evolved into something much bigger than we ever thought possible. It […]

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December 5, 2018

ERI’s John Shegerian Points to Cyberattack on National Republican Congressional Committee as Warning that ‘Nobody is Safe’

On the heels of news this week that the campaign organization for House Republicans was the victim of a cyberattack that exposed email accounts to an unknown hacker during the 2018 election cycle, John Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction […]

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December 4, 2018

The Largest Third Party Data Breaches of 2018

As technology quickly advances and the internet becomes more accessible, many benefits are offered to us, but this past year, we have also seen a lot of damage. Without even following the news too closely, you likely recall that there has been an increase in security regarding our personal information (especially regarding online purchases). Data […]

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August 27, 2018

Report: U.S. Retailers Lead the World in Data Breaches

According to Statista, approximately 179 million records were exposed in 1,579 reported data breaches in 2017. Businesses in all industries are affected by data breaches, although those in the financial services industry tend to incur the highest costs after a breach. Even though financial businesses lose the most money as a result of the breach, […]

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August 16, 2018

ERI Partners with CyberPolicy to Provide Cutting-Edge Electronic Recycling Solutions for Small Businesses

ERI, the largest fully integrated electronics and IT asset disposition (ITAD) provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company in the United States, has announced a new partnership with CyberPolicy, the world’s first online cyber insurance marketplace that helps small businesses plan, prevent and insure against cyberattacks. The two organizations have joined together to pool their respective expertise […]

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July 24, 2018

ERI’s John Shegerian Points to Recent CyberHeist of Russian Bank as Example of Massive International Data Theft Wave

Citing the recent theft of nearly $1 million from Russia’s PIR Bank by sophisticated hackers, John Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, has claimed that individuals, businesses, financial institutions and our national security are now faced with a steadily increasing […]

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July 24, 2018

What’s Behind the Increase in Third Party Data Breaches?

Every company must purchase services and goods from another company at some point. This can include hiring outside legal counsel, marketing professionals, and even janitorial services. When the time comes to hire a third party vendor, it’s important to choose wisely. Why? Every business has a responsibility to protect its data, and part of protecting […]

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July 19, 2018

ERI’s John Shegerian Warns that Amid All-Time High Data Breach Numbers, Security Efforts Must Defend Against Hacks on Discarded Hardware

Citing the recently released 2018 Thales Data Threat Report, which revealed data breach numbers are at an all-time high, John Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, has claimed that individuals, businesses and even our national security is at an escalated level […]

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