Digital Spring Cleaning Just as Important as Regular Spring Cleaning

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May 19, 2017

Digital Spring Cleaning Just as Important as Regular Spring Cleaning

The concept of spring cleaning has been around for hundreds of years (it may have originated with either Jewish or Chinese culture, according to How Stuff Works), but now the Times Free Press is urging people to include “digital spring cleaning” into the annual clean-out ritual. The National Cyber Security Alliance, in conjunction with the Better Business Bureau,…

Free Hard Drive Recycling Events

Free Hard Drive Recycling Events Appeal to People for Numerous Reasons

While free community paper shredding events are becoming increasingly common in American towns, some police in Calgary have upped the ante and introduced hard drive recycling as a free community event.

Free Community Paper Shredding Events

Free Community Paper Shredding Events Aim to Reduce Incidents of Identity Theft

A new paper shredding trend is making its way around American communities, and it’s bad news for identity thieves. Community paper shredding events encourage residents to bring personal or household papers to be shredded, making its contents completely indecipherable for would-be thieves. The Herald-Mail Media reported that the Washington County is the latest area to embrace the free…

Hard Drive Data Wiping

NIST Releases New Hard Drive Wiping Protocols In Response To New Research

The National Institute for Standards and Technology’s (NIST) has released a series of new protocols. These guidelines are highly relevant to the hard drive data wiping techniques used by agencies. The directives take into account the fast-paced advance of technology that has more advanced media for data storage.