Data Attacks

Have you ever considered how data is most commonly breached? Taking the time to understand how you are at risk may significantly reduce and perhaps eliminate a data breach in your future. Understanding Your Risks The majority of information compromise comes from hacking followed by data either printed or electronic that is physically lost. The Identity Theft Resource Center (IRTC) …

An Expensive Oversight

Running a successful and efficient business is something owners, shareholders and engaged employees alike aspire to do.  It goes without saying that the increasing demands on our time, a struggling economy and the desire to do more with less drive business decisions.  Determining what takes precedence and where precious resources get spent is incredibly important.  This brings me to the …

Hard Drive Shredding Machine Protects Identity

You’ve got many options when you decide to retire your old computer. One solution offered by DataShield in Omaha, NE is to physically shred the hard drive to protect personal information. Another option is to sanitize the drive. To learn about this process, read Stanford’s Guidelines on Sanitizing Drives. Get in Touch with DataShield Whatever you decide to research the …

Did You Delete The Data On Your Cell Phone? You Should.

It seems like just about everyone is carrying around a cell phone these days. Old and young, it seems to be the communication device of choice in the U.S. and for good reason. Not only are they more affordable, they are packed with features that make staying connected faster and easier than ever. Protect Your Information According to the CTIA …

Does Your Old Copy Machine Hold Company Secrets?

That old photocopier at the office might be something you wouldn’t think twice about upgrading. However, before you do, check to make sure the data stored is securely removed. A report last year on CBS News illustrates the potential dangers on a seemingly harmless device, something we see nearly every day on everything from cell phones to computers and, of …