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What’s The Cost Of A Data Breach Lawsuit? More Than 8 Million Dollars

The truth is, skipping the expense of an IT Recycling service could end up costing you way more in legal fees when a data breach occurs.    Data theft can occur with devices are improperly discarded and end up in landfills, free for the taking. Yes, even if you wiped our computer or restored factory settings.    Data recovery tools are advancing at the same rate as any technology. There is a way to get your data if it is n...

E Waste Disposal: Why You Should Recycle E Waste Properly

Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced this scenario: your electronics have reached the end of their life, and it’s time to purchase new software. What do you do with the old electronics? More often than not, people tend to throw electronics in the trash as a means of e waste disposal. Unfortunately, electronic waste can’t just be taken to the dump for 2 reasons: It’s not environmentally friendly: old hardware contains compone...

By: chatterbuzz | February 23, 2021 | Uncategorized Read More

Why You Need Secure E Waste Management

Your IT assets, especially your hardware, have  limited lifespans. Eventually, you’ll have to decommission them and purchase new hardware. But, what happens with the old hardware? Just throwing out a computer isn’t enough - you have to ensure that all data has been removed from it before you get rid of it. There are serious security implications to consider. In this post, we’ll explore e-waste management, the process of safely and secur...

By: chatterbuzz | January 31, 2021 | Uncategorized Read More

What’s the Average Life of a Server?

Photo by Christina @ wocintechchat.com on Unsplash Servers and computer hardware have a lifespan and become outdated just like many other things we use in our business and personal lives. For business owners and IT, managers running servers and data centers is a crucial part of their operations, and the common thought is that the life of a server lasts three or five years, but the truth is much more complicated. Usually, servers and data equi...

By: chatterbuzz | January 4, 2021 | Uncategorized Read More

Setting Up Your Server Recycling For ITAD

Have you considered server recycling for your IT Department’s Asset Disposal plan?   It is becoming increasingly essential that organizations work towards reducing sensitive data leaks. Reducing your business' security weak points should be one of your top priorities, and helping out the environment can be a nice side-effect.   While there are many options out there that you can implement to ensure you're building a safer,...

By: chatterbuzz | November 19, 2020 | Electronics Recycling Read More

ITAD Solutions: 5 Helpful Hints for the Future of Mobile Data Security

According to recent studies, 67% of companies plan to continue remote work in 2021. In fact, many companies working from home plan to stay remote indefinitely. So, what does this mean for the future of your mobile data security and IT asset disposal (ITAD)? As a leader in your business, you may be wondering, “How do I securely dispose of sensitive data when it's sitting at a worker’s home? Who do I trust to dispose of it properly?” If th...

By: chatterbuzz | October 21, 2020 | Uncategorized Read More

Save Money and Your Network with Equipment Life Cycle Management

Over time as technology companies grow, their hardware takes a backseat to software management and the cloud. The costs for deprecated equipment life cycle management and third-party service companies can sap and drain away at quarterly profits taking away key growth opportunities. To combat this, a method of dealing with the ‘IT life cycle’ was created: equipment life cycle management. By breaking down the timeline and steps to securing n...

By: chatterbuzz | September 30, 2020 | Electronics Recycling Read More

Steps You Can Take to Prevent A Data Breach From Remote Workers

Data breach security is one of the most overlooked parts of corporate IT. Time and again, we hear about large data breaches like hotel giant Marriott losing customer data and lawsuits in the millions to even tens of billions of dollars. In a post-coronavirus world, remote work may provide new opportunities to expose your business to data breaches like these. Who is the most likely to be affected by these breaches? How do you go about securing ...

By: chatterbuzz | August 28, 2020 | Uncategorized Read More

Exploit Recycling Scrap For Superior Lean Manufacturing

Manufacturing in the U.S. has had a long love affair with materials research for efficiency. Production ideologies like Lean Manufacturing have emerged to save Manufacturers time, money, and higher quality products. The only problem? Almost no one is taking advantage of their material waste. Manufacturing Waste Management Is The Goal Lean Manufacturing is the process of reducing waste in every step of the production cycle. Created by Toyo...

By: chatterbuzz | June 17, 2020 | Uncategorized Read More

Data Security, Data Sanitization & Data Destruction

Most people and organizations are well versed in protecting their passwords and not sharing their login accounts with a stranger-- a basic form of Data Security. Data Destruction, on the other hand, has to do with erasing data or destroying the device to prevent someone from getting access to it. While in the movies, the hero does this to stop the bad guy from using it against them. In the real world, data destruction is what you do when you t...