School Recycling

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When students who attended Frederick County School District found out their names, birthdates and social security numbers had been breached, the school notified the FBI, and has been working with state law enforcement and technology officials. “The information was for sale online,” said Michael Doerrer, school district spokesman. Data breaches are serious events for all schools. Even with the best … Read More

CyberCrunch® Announces Special Pricing for Earth Day (April 22) — $1 for Hard Drive Destruction

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GREENSBURG, PA (April 18, 2017) — Commonwealth Computer Recycling LLC (CyberCrunch®), a Company offering a broad range of data destruction and e-waste disposal solutions for consumers and businesses, has announced that on Earth Day (April 22), hard drive destruction will cost $1.00 (plus shipping). “We decided to offer mail-back hard drive destruction so that consumers and businesses nationwide would have … Read More

Is your Business GLBA Compliant and Why It Matters

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When it comes to sensitive financial data, the small details of storage and destruction can have some of the biggest impacts on your business. If your company holds, transmits, stores, collects or otherwise processes sensitive financial data, you may be subject to laws and regulatory statutes designed to protect the confidentiality and financial security of your customers. Like many government … Read More

How CyberCrunch Can Help your Business Navigate the Minefield of HIPAA and HITECH Compliance

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HIPAA Compliant Recycling HIPAA Compliant Recycling As a health care provider, administrator or other professional in an industry that stores and collects personal health data from clients, you’ve most likely heard of the U.S. Government’s HIPAA and HITECH Acts. While you understand the importance of compliance, like many regulations it can be difficult to understand the complexities of the laws … Read More

The BYOD dilemma: Balancing BYOD security risks and employee freedom with personal electronics in the workplace.

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The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy has become commonplace in many workplaces. With more and more individuals bringing their personal devices to work, IT professionals face the task of balancing employee freedom with security risks. Given the growing storage capacities of laptops, tablets, and cell phones, these units can contain millions of records of confidential data. This article focuses … Read More

Data Security in Simple Places

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It is important to incorporate security in all places, especially in the workplace. All too often, corporations make the mistake of not utilizing simple methods of data security. This tends to be due to the fact that the corporations are simply not knowledgeable about the options for data security and the risks that are associated with not implementing easy measures. … Read More

Commonwealth Computer Recycling Earns Highest Level of National Recycling Certification

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First Pittsburgh Area Company To Become R2 Certified Mount Pleasant, PA — (6/12/12) — Commonwealth Computer Recycling (CCR) has been awarded the prestigious R2 certification. This means that the company has met very specific and strict standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to safely recycle and manage electronics. CCR passed months of rigorous testing to be named the … Read More

Company To Educate Professionals On Combating Hipaa Data Breaches

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GREENSBURG, PA  —  According to the HHS, the federal entity responsible for HIPAA enforcement, over seventeen thousand HIPAA complaints were filed in 2014—an increase of over 27{fee6663da7fc91dd15af521ebdee5972db3c9a535557ba82557f7f31078d953d} from 2013—and resulting fines levied against companies exceeded $1 million in some cases. Surprisingly, less than 10{fee6663da7fc91dd15af521ebdee5972db3c9a535557ba82557f7f31078d953d} of HIPAA breaches are the result of hacking. Rather, theft and unauthorized access by employees are … Read More

Is Your Company’s Data Disposal and Electronics Recycling Program Putting You and Your Customers at Risk?

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Five questions to help you evaluate your recycling and data disposal program Is your company’s data and private information truly secure? With Microsoft officially ending support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014, hundreds of thousands of computers are being upgraded. That means many old systems are also being recycled. That’s a frightening thought for a number of reasons. Within … Read More