Threat Tuesday: Protect Your Data in the Age of BYOD

Joe ConnorsUncategorized

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

Joe ConnorsUncategorized

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

Joe ConnorsUncategorized

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

Joe ConnorsUncategorized

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

Threat Tuesday: Protect Your Offsite Backups

Joe ConnorsUncategorized

Offsite backups are critical to protecting your business’s data from a variety of threats. Fire, flood, break-ins, and natural disasters could mean that your primary business location sustained major damage that could destroy servers and on-site backups. Having an offsite backup protects you against these possibilities, allowing you to get back online and start recovering more quickly. Offsite backups can … Read More

Lessons in ITAD From The Morgan Stanley Data Breach – CyberCrunch September Newsletter

Joe ConnorsUncategorized

Welcome to the September edition of the CyberCrunch newsletter! In this issue, we’ll examine the consequences of the recent Morgan Stanley data breach and what that means for businesses who trust their data destruction to outside vendors. We’ll also answer the questions “What is data destruction?” and “What is shredding?” and how understanding both of these concepts can protect your … Read More

Threat Tuesday: Do You Need a Data Retention Policy?

Joe ConnorsUncategorized

Your business produces thousands of documents each year. Some of them need to be kept for a certain amount of time, like financial statements, contracts, and regulatory documents. But other documents are only useful for a short period of time — like emails, presentations, and invoices. But these documents can stick around for years and years, posing a legal and … Read More

Threat Tuesday: Plan Now to Dispose of WFH Hardware

Joe ConnorsUncategorized

With the COVID-19 crisis showing no signs of letting up, it could feel like the remote workforce is here to stay. But at some point, things are going to return to normal. Workers will return to the office, water cooler chit-chat will resume, and life will go on. But what will happen to the hardware that your remote workers are … Read More

Threat Tuesday: Should I Sell My Old Computers on eBay?

Joe ConnorsUncategorized

eBay is a great place to unload your unwanted stuff — and to make a few dollars doing it. This includes thousands of listings for used laptops, workstations, and servers, as well as hard drives and other components. Many companies see selling their used equipment as a way to recoup some value and offset the cost of new assets. But … Read More

Your Secure Recycling Partner – CyberCrunch August Newsletter

Joe ConnorsUncategorized

Welcome to the CyberCrunch August newsletter! In this issue, we’ll talk about how CyberCrunch can help you design a custom recycling program that meets your needs and fits your budget. Are you planning an office relocation due to COVID-19? If so, we can help with data destruction and skilled IT services — find out how below. Finally, we’d like to … Read More