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How Does Data Destruction Apply To HIPPA?

For some organizations, such as hospitals or doctors’ offices, data privacy is not just a matter of good practice – it’s a matter of federal law. When HIPPA went into effect in 1996, it completely overhauled the privacy system that had previously been in place when dealing with patient health records. Since then, doctors and [...]

By |July 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Benefits of A Data Destruction Certificate

One of the most complicated matters when it comes to data recycling or destruction is ensuring that you are, in fact, destroying the data - especially if you have sensitive information on your hard drive (such as personal tax information, or patient or client information). Many people presume incorrectly that simply deleting files off their [...]

By |June 19th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Spring Cleaning: Digital and Electronic Waste And Data Destruction Services

As the weather begins to warm up, Data Recycling of New England is pleased to announce that they are committed to helping businesses with their annual spring cleaning of digital and electronic waste and data. Also included: a certificate of complete data destruction for your records. For many businesses, there are often concerns about how [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|Blog, News + PR|0 Comments

How To Host An Electronic Recycling Fundraiser

The weather is warming up and it’s time for some Spring Cleaning! At Data Recycling New England we’re happy to host Electronic Waste Fundraisers at your location of choice, which not only help your organization raise funds, but also help the environment! By hosting an Electronic Waste Fundraiser members of your community are given the [...]

By |April 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of Data Destruction Within Financial Institutions

Of the various organizations and institutions that hold the identifying information of their customers or clients, banks and other financial institutions probably have the most sensitive information. Not only do they have their customers’ names, addresses, social security numbers, and phone numbers but they also have their account information (obviously), as well as other identifying [...]

By |March 17th, 2017|Blog, Data Destruction|0 Comments

Reducing Data Theft At Schools

At first glance it may not seem that schools – especially public elementary schools – would necessarily be in grave danger of having sensitive data compromised. After all, the majority of individuals in and out of the building on a daily basis are under the age of 12, don’t have bank accounts, and probably aren’t [...]

By |March 6th, 2017|Blog, Data Destruction|1 Comment

The Importance of Blanking A Hard Drive

At Data Recycling of New England, we take data destruction – including hard drive blanking – seriously. For many individuals and corporations, when a piece of computer equipment is no longer needed and is being upgraded, the most usual course of action is for it to be taken out of commission and put into a [...]

By |January 30th, 2017|Blog, Data Destruction|2 Comments

Corporate Data Destruction and Recycling

Did you know that in some municipalities the instant an item is thrown into a dumpster or trashcan that’s located outside it legally becomes available to whomever is willing to go in and get it? And, of course, whether it’s legal in that area won’t stop someone from going after something they really want – [...]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Data Destruction|0 Comments