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How Hard Drive Destruction and Recycling Goes Hand in Hand

When looking into ways to dispose of and recycle your hard drives and electronic devices, you have probably researched formatting, degaussing, and hard drive destruction. Though all can be used to help protect your private data, hard drive destruction is proven to be 100% effective and is packaged to...
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How Does Electronics Recycling Work?

Electronics waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the world. The lifespan of our devices is getting shorter and our demand for the newest high-tech gadgets is getting larger. As this cycle continues, electronics recycling is becoming more and more important. Electronics that are not recycled end up...

ALERT: Deleting Hard Drive Data Doesn’t Mean It’s Gone

You have three main options when it comes to deleting hard drive data. Hard drive destruction, formatting, and degaussing are can all be useful forms of deleting old data; but they vary in effectiveness, cost, and overall security. Learn more about your options for hard drive disposal and the...
Hard Drive Shredding

The Top 4 Reasons to Destroy Old Hard Drives

Thieves and hackers target electronic devices because many are not wiped thoroughly and simply thrown away. Destroy old hard drives with a company that specializes in hard drive destruction to protect your data from being retrieved and used maliciously. Hard drives are high-capacity storage devices embedded inside your electronics. They exist not...
How to Manage Your Medical Record Retention and Destruction

How to Manage Medical Record Retention and Destruction

With a wide range of different medical record retention and destruction requirements on both a federal and state level, it’s critical you’re following best practices to ensure you’re staying in line with HIPAA and state standards. Not only is it essential in terms of protecting yourself from legal consequences,...
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How to Implement a Medical Record Retention and Destruction Process

Healthcare organizations are required to store medical records for a specified retention period. Implementing a record retention and destruction process is vital for legal compliance and provides many other benefits to health organizations. Organized record retention saves space in the workplace, can improve continuity of care for patients, and...
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Data Breach Types and How to Protect Yourself

Considering the average cost of a data breach in 2019 hit $8.19 million and how in just the first six months of the year there were more than 3,800 data breaches, it’s essential you know the types of breaches to look out for and more importantly how to protect...

Top Tips for Data Breach Prevention & Response

Cyber-criminals are learning new techniques and tricks to steal information from people. It can be difficult to predict what they will do during an attack, but there are still things you can do for data breach prevention. It’s important to protect against invasion and try to minimize the damage....
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Residential Shredding: Services That Come to You

There are two primary services used today for residential shredding services where providers come to you—mobile shredding and Ship ‘N’ Shred. Although all residential shredding services offer the same convenience of having them come to you, there are also differences that can make one option more preferable than the...