data disposal

Disposal of electronic waste – The practicalities and the law

You may not realise it, but when electronic equipment comes to the end of it’s life, there are local laws which govern how it must be disposed of. Modern electronics contain a mix of elements, many of which are environmentally damaging which means that, should they disposed of in normal waste, can pose a severe pollution risk. In Europe this disposal is covered by the Waste of electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) directive. In addition to the environmental impact, many pieces…

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The unsavoury side of USB storage

The unsavoury side of USB storage USB storage, (such as thumb drives, hard drives and mobile device integrated storage) is incredibly common in most workplaces. It’s cheap, convenient and provides a way of transferring or backing up large amounts of data easily. And, unfortunately, it is these attributes which make it a huge risk. A hacker’s friend Due to it’s ease of use and popularity, USB storage devices have become the favoured method of attack for many hackers and criminal…

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