Data security and quantum computing: Part 1

Posted by Eric Dorn on July 2, 2019

Data security is at the forefront of IT asset management and disposition, at every step in the lifecycle. Data must be protected while it’s actively in use as a part of IT inventory all the way to its end-of-life, whether that means remarketing, recycling, or destruction. We’ve talked before about how the ITAD industry (and the IT asset industry in general) is in a state of constant change. 2019 is no different and is already likely to usher in new standards for data sanitization and the first wave of high-capacity drives in mainstream use.

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Topics: What's New in ITAD, Industry and Market News, Secure Data Destruction, Data Security

Why CFO’s need to focus on IT assets in 2019

Posted by Carol Judson on April 4, 2019

Chief Financial Officer. It’s a heady title, and we know the responsibility it carries. CFOs are responsible for managing the company’s finances from top to bottom, in fact. However, the role has been evolving in recent years -- making the connection between finance and IT stronger than ever.

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle, Risk Management, Data Security

Insights from Data Center World 2019 (DCW)

Posted by John McLeod on March 29, 2019

What is Data Center World?

As the folks at Data Center World (DCW) say themselves: the data center is an integral part of the DNA of any business. IT operations professionals, datacenter facilities directors, executives, and more come to DCW, which is the largest conference specifically designed for those who design, build, and manage data centers.

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Topics: Perspectives, Data Security

CISO challenges are growing -- and changing

Posted by Carol Judson on February 12, 2019

Last year was a turbulent and fast moving one, especially for professionals in the security space. Tightening regulations on data security and compliance as well as new legislation (such as the passing of GDPR) were only part of the shift in landscape.

The CISO’s new focus: risk management

The role of the information security officer or CISO has been changing rapidly as well. No longer as focused on the direct management of IT security technologies and implementation, the role has expanded to something much broader: risk management across the organization.

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle, Risk Management, Data Security