Identity thieves target used hard drives

With the amount of personal data stored on hard drives, one would expect companies to wipe these crucial devices clean before donating or selling them. Hard drives are especially targeted by syndicates because they are easy to resell.

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Xperien acquires stake in ITAMSA

Encouraged by the dire need in organisations in South Africa for appropriate and integrated lifecycle management of IT assets, ITAMSA was established in 2012. As an affiliate of the International Association of Information Technology Asset Managers (IAITAM), ITAMSA specialises in all aspects of the lifecycle of processes for IT assets in organisations of every size and industry.

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Experts call for more law enforcement

He says one shouldn’t lose sight of the greater good and overall value that ICT assets, and the people that manage them, can bring to an organisation. “IT Asset Management (ITAM) is the underpinning yet mostly misunderstood ‘building block’ of the ICT world. No service or solution can exist without the foundational ICT hardware and software.”

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Another time bomb waiting to explode

A backup tape is normally created to ensure business continuity, to keep the business running should access to live systems be lost. An archive is created for the long-term preservation of data and these tapes are often a crucial source of evidence to any investigation.

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Data Security online and offline.

To keep up with technology and improve efficiencies, companies are constantly replacing outdated IT equipment. However, this creates a challenge as large amounts of excess electronics must be managed and disposed of properly.

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Cyber Crime, POPI & ITAD

Xperien, a local IT Asset Disposal (ITAD) specialist, is hosting an event to address the challenges of the new Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act with regards to IT Asset Disposal & Cyber Crime. The successful adoption of this Act will depend on a comprehensive understanding of the principles of the new law.

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Redeploying old computer equipment could mean higher profits

Redeploying old IT equipment in today’s tough economic conditions could easily result in higher profits. There is no sense in retiring old devices when they are still working and other employees might get some use out of them. This is according to local IT Asset Disposal (ITAD) specialist Xperien.

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