Did you know you might actually be giving away your organization’s secret information?
As technology moves forward, the proper
disposal of aging and obsolete hardware is a global concern. The Federal Trade Commission
reported that over 9 million Americans fell
victim to identity theft, while losses to the
businesses and fnancial institutions totaled
$48 billion. Consumers lost $4 billion in
Unaware of this growing epidemic, many
organizations recycle their aging computer
equipment, including their hard drives, by
selling or donating them – or by simply
Without taking proper precautions, it is possible for thieves to gain
access to every website you have visited,
every e-mail written or received, military and
corporate plans, medical records, contact lists,
corporate and personal financials, private
pictures... think about it.
Proper decommissioning of corporate data
can help your company avoid lawsuits, comply
with various U.S. information security laws and regulations, and decrease its liabilities. With data privacy violations carrying penalties of up to $100,00 per incident, is this really a chance you can afford to take?