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Why You Should Use a HIPAA Compliant Data Destruction Service

Any company or entity that handles sensitive information such as government, financial or business must be concerned about data security and protecting their patients or clients personal information. It is crucial that companies ensure their data is safe and secure from unauthorized access and that data is properly destroyed when no longer required. Companies that […]

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The Complete Guide to Media Sanitization

Simply throwing away your electronic devices puts your sensitive personal data at risk, including your financial or medical information. That is on top of any risk of not following eWaste environmental laws that may be in place for your state or county. Whether you plan on transferring ownership of your electronics or disposing of them, […]

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DOD vs NIST, What’s The Difference?

When it comes to data destruction some clients may be familiar with terminology like “DoD destruction”, and we often get questions about if this is the standard for ProTek Recycling’s data destruction services.  For ProTek Recycling, we found that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-88 is a more appropriate guideline […]

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Security Benefits of On-Site Hard Drive Shredding

Modern businesses and government organizations collect, process, and store massive volumes of data on various devices that they rely on to operate successfully. When you decide to upgrade your technology, the sensitive information on hard drives could still remain accessible to individuals who possess the means to retrieve it. One of the most common misconceptions […]

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8 Common Devices that Become eWaste

When household or commercial electronic devices are thrown away in the trash, they become eWaste. Not only is doing so illegal in the State of New York, but the materials in these products may also be potentially toxic to the local ecosystem. Additionally, they could still retain accessible data that can be retrieved by someone […]

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How Data Security Services Keep Your Business Safe

Your data is one of your most important assets. It’s what keeps your business running, and it’s essential to protect it from hackers and other cyber threats. That’s where data security services come in. These professional services can keep your business’s data safe and secure, using a variety of methods to ensure compliance and guarantee […]

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