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If you’re a fan of Netflix, or of documentaries, then you’ve probably already heard of, if not seen, ‘The Great Hack’. It’s one of Netflix’s biggest documentary drops this year, and focusses around the way Cambridge Analytica used data, and how they came to symbolise the darker side of social media in the light of the 106 US presidential election. If you’ve not already watched...

The biggest risk most of us face is no longer a thief stealing your car or breaking into your house, now the danger is in data. With more and more businesses choosing to go paperless there is an endless amount of information stored on various devices. This can make it easier for data thieves to access and use this data. And with changing legislation and...

We talk a lot about data destruction in our blogs, but it occurred to us that we’ve never really taken a deep dive into what that means – and more importantly, what that means for your business. After all, data destruction can be defined in a lot of ways, from wiping hard drives to shredding paper. ...

In the 1980s, computers started to make a big impact on the world. Just 15 years later, they had become a staple in every household and business, with no signs of slowing down. Now there are over 2 billion computers in use around the world, and over 5.3 billion mobile devices. But despite all of this popularity, many people still don’t put a lot of...

As the world moves more and more into digital, new technologies are helping us move confidential data away from paper and into the digital space. That means online data security is becoming more of a concern for business owners – especially with the threat of GDPR looming over them! ...

We all know that recycling is a great way to help the environment, but many don’t realise how much recycling and re-using can actually accomplish. By recycling old equipment, what you’re doing is reducing the amount of raw material that needs to be taken from the earth to create and produce new items. When you recycle, the packaging or product that you’ve recycled is broken...

When IT vendors announce End of Life status for their products, businesses and IT administrators tend to panic. If they use that equipment, they see the announcement as the death of that hardware, and start to look at ways they can afford to replace it on short notice while avoiding unnecessary downtime. But then, the same vendors announce EoSL status for the same equipment, and...

If you’ve ever watched the hit TV show ‘Breaking Bad’, you’ll already know that yes, technically it is possible to destroy the data on a hard drive with a magnet. But you will also know that the magnetic force required to do will also destroy pretty much everything else around it – including the computer itself. ...

In a world of Data Protection, GDPR and data thieves, making sure your IT devices are handled properly has never been more important. More people than ever are aware of what can happen to data that falls into the wrong hands, and the cybersecurity and data destruction industries have been seeing the results. Secure IT disposal is now at the top of every business...