Posts Tagged ‘Media Destuction’
Protect your data with hard drive destruction!
One of the most common mistakes many people make is assuming that when they throw away a hard drive or perform a software-based “wipe” it’s enough to prevent their confidential data from being obtained and used by identity thieves. Studies have shown that a significant amount of information remains even after a hard drive is…Read More
The Better Way to Destroy Data
When the time comes to delete or completely destroy data from your computer system, laptop, hard drive or other devise, safety and security should be top of mind. By now we all know that simply deleting or reformatting information is not the answer and puts you at risk of ID theft or data breaches. Sure,…Read More
“Wiped” doesn’t mean your hard drive data is gone forever…
Did you know that even when personal or business hard drives are “wiped” clean, they still may contain sensitive or confidential data? Despite using an off the shelf product that promises to remove all their personal data, many original owners of laptops or PCs sold online still become victims of identity theft or worse. Records…Read More
Don’t SMASH it, SHRED it!
The comedian Gallagher was famous for smashing things with a big wooden mallet, called the Sledge-O-Matic. In his routine, he smashed everything from routine household items to watermelons. And just like Gallagher, taking a hammer to your hard drive is one way to destroy it. Did you know it can be shredded just like a…Read More
Do you know what’s on your hard drive?
When a computer has reached the end of its useful life, what do you do with it? More than likely, it contains sensitive or other personal records captured in everyday clicks and keyboard entries. That could include banking and other information that could be used to drain your bank account or steal your identity. Certainly,…Read More