Tag Archives: data security

A hard drive crusher good enough for the NSA

Information is a valuable commodity when it comes to just about any aspect of our lives.  The current era is often called the “Information Age,” a term which not only reflects the use of data but also our dependence on it.  From personal information such as Social Security numbers, bank account information, or any variety […]

Two Reasons Why Valuable Trash Is a Security Risk

People are going to hunt through your business’s garbage. That doesn’t mean people are just going to sift through the trash bags (though they certainly might). It means that data security thieves know how to identify the signs that your company is throwing away valuable things and not protecting them. Destruction is the only way […]

Secure data disposal

Some breaches of data security can be the result of data hacks, such as the Equifax breach in 2017. Equifax holds personal information on millions of consumers in databases that include names, addresses, social security numbers, credit and financial information. The company reported that the hack into their systems was so complete that sensitive information […]