ERI Featured in Wall Street Journal Coverage of Secure Tech Recycling Surge in Wake of GDPR Rules

Read the Original WSJ Article ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, has been featured in a Wall Street Journal article about Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws. The article, titled “EU Rule Prompts Security-Focused Tech Recycling at U.S. Companies,” describes the pressing need […]

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May 6, 2019

The US Government Isn’t Following Data Protection Standards

Data protection and privacy statutes are designed to protect Americans. The Federal Information Security Management Act is meant to protect U.S. residents from cyber threats. There are also state laws designed to protect the residents of that specific state. These laws are designed to keep vital information like your Social Security number, financial information, health […]

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May 6, 2019

ERI’s John Shegerian Describes Privacy, Data Protection and Security Best Practices at Ai4 Cybersecurity Conference

John Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, was a featured panelist this week at the Ai4 Cybersecurity Conference in New York City.Over two days, the Ai4 Cybersecurity event brings together business leaders, data practitioners, and AI pioneers who are […]

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April 29, 2019

Will The United States Adopt A National Privacy Law?

Privacy is so essential, yet it seems that there’s a lack of enforcement. Look at the huge data breach of Equifax in 2017. More than 148 million people’s personal information was exposed in that breach. Social Security numbers, dates of birth, driver’s license information, credit card numbers, and phone numbers were part of this breach. A […]

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February 18, 2019

Wiping vs. Degaussing vs. Shredding – What’s the Difference?

When a laptop, smartphone, printer, or other device is past its prime, what happens to it? Tossing electronics into the trash is no longer accepted. States have laws that require electronics recycling. What if those devices store personal information like passwords, account numbers, and other sensitive data. You don’t want that information falling into the […]

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February 6, 2019

ERI’s John Shegerian Points to Pentagon Report of Cybersecurity Deficiencies in US Military and Government Agencies as Warning that ‘Nobody is Safe’

Citing a recent Vice article reporting on cybersecurity deficiencies at the US military level, John Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, has claimed that individuals, businesses, government agencies and even our national security is at an escalated level of risk.The Vice […]

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February 4, 2019

Who is Responsible When a Data Breach Occurs?

The Identity Theft Resource Center revealed 1,244 breaches occurred during 2018. While that was lower than the breaches that occurred in 2017, the number of records exposed in those breaches was over 446.5 million. That’s more than double the exposures from 2017.The breaches in 2018 hit the business sector the hardest. Marriott International saw the […]

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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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