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Info Security Europe Event for Information and Cyber Security

Info Security Europe Event for Information and Cyber Security Infosecurity Europe is the sourcing and knowledge hub for Europe’s information and cyber security community. Featuring an interactive exhibition floor with over 400 cutting-edge suppliers, a far-reaching conference programme and a host of networking opportunities, the event brings information and cyber security to life. Cybersecurity 4.0: [...]

Japan IT Week Spring 2019

Japan IT Week is truly world's leading trade show where you can find any kinds of latest IT technologies/solutions. A great number of information systems manager, management executives, sales managers, system integrators and managers from IT system division will visit Japan IT Week to conduct business face to face with exhibitors. Japan IT Week is [...]

Optical Media Destruction

Optical media refers to data storage devices that digitally write and read data via a laser diode. The technology was developed in the late 1950s, but didn’t become widely used until the introduction of Compact Discs (CDs) and Digital Video Discs (DVDs) in the 1980s and 1990s and more recently Blu-Ray Discs. Methods of Destruction […]

Mixed Media Destruction – Choose Versatility

As storage media evolves, security professionals are faced with ever changing destruction challenges. Obviously paper is easy to deal with, but what about CDs/DVDs? Cell phones? Flash memory cards? USB drives? and other media that hasn’t even been dreamed up yet? When it comes to these items, a mixed media destroyer can be a versatile […]

Degaussers – How Can You Be Sure the Data is Gone?

To be certain they are functioning properly, NSA Guidelines suggest that degaussers “should be re-tested periodically according to manufacturer’s recommendations”. Many new degaussers feature a magnetic field strength indicator that provides instant feedback to the operator. If the indicator displays the minimum required field strength or greater, the unit will display a PASS/FAIL based on […]

Degausser Technology – Types of Degaussers

There are two basic technologies used in Magnetic Media Degaussers to sanitize storage media. One is based on Permanent Magnet Technology and the other on Electromagnetic Technology. Both types are capable of generating powerful magnetic fields. Electromagnetic Degaussers Electromagnetic degaussers remove data from magnetic media (hard drives, data tapes, etc.) by applying a very large, […]

Sarbanes-Oxley and Data Destruction: How to Best Comply

f you operate or manage a public company or a non-public company with publicly traded debt securities, you’ve certainly heard of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002. This law is also aptly referred to as the “Corporate and Auditing Accountability and Responsibility Act” or the “Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act”.  The SOX Act was […]

The Impact of GDPR on US Companies and Organizations

With GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in effect for almost a year now, even US-based companies are feeling its impact and the need to comply with stricter data security policies. Indeed, it likely won’t be long before the US creates its own set of national data privacy laws that all organizations will have to follow. […]

Credibility Counts, Ask Around

We’ve all had a point in our lives when we need to purchase something that we know we need but don’t know much about. Maybe you’re in a store looking for something, with eyes frantically browsing the shelves looking at all the different items. Trying to distinguish the difference between all the various products, versions, […]

The Top 5 Ways Our Personal Data Gets Compromised

It seems like we can’t go a week without hearing about a data breach or a situation in which personal data has been compromised. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated in their antics and there is very little we can do to stop cyber attacks from happening. We can, however, arm ourselves against hackers and […]