August, 2013

Handling the Disposal of Old Hardware

When it comes to sensitive information, you want to make sure that it is thrown away properly so that it doesn’t find itself in the hands of the wrong person. There are several ways this can be done, one way being to permanently destroy the information.  Tech Republic posted an article concerning this topic. According […]
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Keeping Your Information Secure

At some point in time it becomes necessary to dispose of hardware that becomes obsolete, or you just don’t have the need for anymore.  When this happens, it is important to take action to dispose of any information that is sensitive and should not be in the hands of an unauthorized person. Tech Republic talks […]
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Using Valuable Features in PowerPoint

When doing a presentation for an audience, there may be things that you want to talk about but don’t necessarily need to put on a slide for everybody to see.  Some people make notecards, but there is a feature in Microsoft’s PowerPoint software that allows you to make notes that will only show on your […]
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The Use of 3D Printing

3D printing is an up and coming piece of machinery that is a great investment.  This piece of equipment can print models of anything you design.  Tech Republic posted an article discussing the use of 3D printing, in which it discussed that this piece of equipment is a great investment for a small business. According […]
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Keeping Your Data Secure

In continuation with the earlier blog post it is a good idea to keep detailed notes on what machines you are planning on getting rid of, what needs to be disposed of on that specific piece of equipment, and if it has already been done.  This will assist you in ensuring that you will not […]
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Tips on Information Security

It is important to know who has access to the equipment that you are planning on getting rid of so you know that the data that needs deleting is done.  It is also important because you want to know who is looking at the information that you are disposing of.  You want to make sure […]
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Security Tips when Disposing of Old Equipment

When it is time to dispose of your old equipment it is important that you delete all of your sensitive information in a timely manner.  This is a precautionary measure you can take in order to protect your data in case someone were to access it without your knowledge. According to Tech Republic, “Don’t store equipment in […]
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Security Tips for Your Business

Taking every step possible to ensure your data will be safe is crucial when operating a business. There are many different precautions you can take to help you keep your data safe.  One way this can be done is to create a system when getting rid of old equipment. According to Tech Republic, “Keep a […]
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Tools for Small Businesses

When investing in equipment for your business, you want something that will last and function well in your business setting.  One tool that many business have begun to invest in are tablets.  These devices are mobile so you can take your work with you wherever you go. According to Tech Republic, “Tablets offer an inexpensive […]
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Tips on Security when Disposing of Equipment

When it comes time to dispose of your old computers you want to take every step necessary to ensure that your information does not land in the hands of someone you do not intend it to be in.  This could cause lots of problems, especially if there is sensitive information on those systems.  There are […]
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