CyberCrunch Earth Day Data Destruction Event – April 27, 2021

Blake CormierUncategorized

On Tuesday, April 27, we held our annual Earth Day Data Destruction Event for 2021 at our Aston, PA facility. Members of the community got a chance to peek inside our operations and see our new Cyber 10G Mobile Pulverizer in action. Check out the picture gallery below to see the day’s events.

Don’t Make These E-Waste Mistakes in 2021 – CyberCrunch January Newsletter

Blake CormierUncategorized

Welcome to the first CyberCrunch newsletter of 2021! In this issue, we’ll cover some recent e-waste news about some expensive lessons that some retailers and manufacturers are learning about recycling laws. Also, we’re pleased to announce the winner of our Christmas iPad giveaway – check the details below. Retailers Liable for E-Waste Fines In a recent story reported by E-Scrap … Read More

Happy Holidays from the CyberCrunch Team

Blake CormierUncategorized

December CyberCrunch Newsletter This issue brings with it holiday greetings from our family to yours. We’ll also talk about the importance of proper data destruction on solid state drives (SSDs), and what a drop in total e-waste production means for data security. Happy Holidays From the CyberCrunch Family From all of us here at CyberCrunch, we wish you and your … Read More

How Good Data Destruction Recordkeeping Can Protect You

Blake CormierUncategorized

When the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency imposed a $60 million fine on Morgan Stanley for their recent data breach, they cited in part “[failure] to maintain appropriate inventory of customer data stored on the decommissioned hardware devices.” In response to this, CyberCrunch President Serdar Bankaci said “Data destruction is only half the process — the other half … Read More

Morgan Stanley Faces Record Fine for Poor ITAD Practices – CyberCrunch November Newsletter

Blake CormierUncategorized

Earlier this month, U.S. banking regulators announced a record fine stemming from the Morgan Stanley data breach. What lessons do all businesses and ITAD companies need to learn from this announcement? In this newsletter, read CyberCrunch President Serdar Bankaci’s lessons on data destruction, accountability and recordkeeping from the incident. Also: Do you know why and how to properly dispose of … Read More

CyberCrunch Statement on $60M Morgan Stanley Fine

Blake CormierUncategorized

By CyberCrunch President Serdar Bankaci Morgan Stanley was recently fined $60 million “for engaging in unsafe or unsound practices relating to information security and noncompliance with 12 C.F.R. Part 30.”  The findings of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) included that Morgan Stanley failed to maintain proper inventory of devices that contained customer data.  Furthermore, the bank … Read More

Threat Tuesday: Protect Your Data in the Age of BYOD

Blake CormierUncategorized

We recently gave you some tips on cleaning your devices with alcohol and a microfiber cloth — but that’s not what we’re talking about here. Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies and cloud storage and collaboration platforms mean that bits of your company’s data could be scattered far and wide in the event that a device is lost or an employee leaves your … Read More

Let Us Help You Simplify Your WFH Hardware Lifecycle – CyberCrunch October Newsletter

Blake CormierUncategorized

How is your business adapting to the new realities of a distributed workforce? In this issue, we’ll look at how mail-back IT asset disposition and recycling services can help you manage the hardware lifecycle for your company assets — no matter where they’re located. Do you know the difference between a SATA hard drive and an NVMe SSD? More importantly, … Read More

Threat Tuesday: Think Before You Collaborate

Blake CormierUncategorized

The COVID-19 crisis has sent businesses scrambling to support a newly mobile workforce. These companies have turned to cloud-based SaaS providers in droves: Meetings over Zoom, instant messaging via Slack, and project and task management from Trello or Asana. But with these rapid changes comes a host of security risks and vulnerabilities — which both the SaaS companies and their … Read More

Threat Tuesday: Secure Your Home Computer

Blake CormierUncategorized

With more people than ever depending on their home computers for business-critical work, attackers have stepped up efforts to spread malware and steal credentials via phishing schemes and other tricks. The tactics aren’t new, but the current global crisis is being taken advantage of by cybercriminals at unprecedented levels. So what steps can you take to secure your personal computer … Read More