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 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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July 12, 2018

ERI Becomes First Electronics Recycler to Adopt Basel Action Network’s EarthEye e-waste Tracking System

ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, has announced that it has become the recycling industry’s first adopter of Basel Action Network’s (BAN’s) innovative new EarthEye tracking system.EarthEye offers real-time logistics monitoring to government agencies and businesses concerned about the possibility of data-security breaches from the theft of […]

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June 28, 2018

ERI’s John Shegerian Warns that Last Year’s Record Number of Data Breaches is “Just the Beginning”

Citing a recent article in Insurance Journal about the record number of data breaches reported by New Yorkers last year, 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, claims we are just seeing the beginning and that hardware data security remains a “significant […]

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June 22, 2018

ERI’s John Shegerian Calls West Bank E-Waste Burning Practices a Threat to Environment and National Security

Citing recent reports of increased e-waste burning practices on the West Bank in the Middle East, 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 called the situation a “double-edged sword” causing harm to the environment while also being a “significant threat to […]

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June 13, 2018

John Shegerian Explains ERI’s Dedication to Best Buy Teen Tech Centers at Best Buy’s Partner Summit

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, shared insights as to why ERI chose to invest in the Best Buy Teen Tech Center network earlier this week at the Best Buy Partner Summit. The Summit, held at Best Buy headquarters […]

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April 20, 2018

ERI Founder John Shegerian Describes the State of Digital Security as Featured Speaker at NAID 2018 Conference

In a featured presentation titled “What Information is Really on Old Devices and Why it Matters,” Shegerian described and shared insights on what types of private and potentially dangerous content can be easily accessed on discarded – even on “wiped” – hardware. Shegerian shared case studies of major cities, such as New York City and Los Angeles, […]

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April 16, 2018

John Shegerian, Executive Chairman, ERI, Talks About Data Security When Disposing of Electronic Waste

SecuritySolutionsWatch.com: Please give us a brief overview of ERI’s solutions (https://eridirect.com/services/) for digital security issues. What is your perspective on the market drivers for ERI services at this time?John Shegerian: While data is in use, most business entities will have stringent physical and software based tracking and security protocols in place to protect their digital […]

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April 12, 2018

Q&A: Meet One Of Best Buy’s Recycling Partners

Best Buy customers love upgrading their electronics and appliances to keep up with the latest technology. But that also means getting rid of the old stuff.California-based Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) has been one of Best Buy’s trusted recycling partners for nearly a decade. It handles millions of old products our customers bring in. We sat down with ERI Executive […]

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