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3 things you need to know to save your IT job: #3 Flash

3 things you need to know to save your IT job: #3 Flash | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
The start of this series covered two trends that IT workers should be aware of: The mega-shifts to cloud computing and to the software-defined data center.
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3 things you need to know to save your IT job: #1 Cloud computing

3 things you need to know to save your IT job: #1 Cloud computing | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
Do you have an IT job involving enterprise data? More importantly, do you want to keep it?
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How cyber-risk savvy are you? - ABA Banking Journal

How cyber-risk savvy are you? - ABA Banking Journal | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
How cyber-risk savvy are you? ABA Banking Journal In comes cyber insurance, a product that covers you when your electronic environment is compromised by the bad guys or, if it can't, as a way to at least partially offset the potential costs and...
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ICO Fines NHS Surrey Over “Truly Shocking & Disturbing” Data ...

ICO Fines NHS Surrey Over “Truly Shocking & Disturbing” Data ... | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
The sensitive information was inadvertently left on the computer and sold by a data destruction company employed by NHS Surrey since March 2010 to wipe and destroy their old computer equipment. ...
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ICO Fines NHS Surrey £ 200000 - Infosecurity Magazine

ICO Fines NHS Surrey £ 200000 - Infosecurity Magazine | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
ICO Fines NHS Surrey £ 200000
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He reported the details to NHS Surrey, which collected the computer and found that it still contained records relating to 900 adults and 2000 children.
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Electronics recycling a booming industry

Electronics recycling a booming industry | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
Manufacturers in Texas recycled more than 24 million pounds of computer equipment in 2012, the most in a single year since reporting began.
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It's happening in Dallas!

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95 Percent Of Business Computers End Up In Landfill - TechWeekEurope UK

TechWeekEurope UK 95 Percent Of Business Computers End Up In Landfill TechWeekEurope UK Despite rules requiring them to recycle computers and electronic equipment, the overwhelming majority of British organisations simply dump them with regular...
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Missing: hard drive containing Bitcoins worth £4m in Newport landfill site

Missing: hard drive containing Bitcoins worth £4m in Newport landfill site | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
A digital 'wallet' containing 7,500 Bitcoins that James Howells generated on his laptop is buried under four feet of rubbish
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3 things you need to know to save your IT job: #2 Software-defined data center

3 things you need to know to save your IT job: #2 Software-defined data center | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
Do you have an IT job involving enterprise data? More importantly, do you want to keep it? In Part 1 of this series, I covered the mega-shift to cloud computing, which has begun to reshape IT.
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NSA files: why the Guardian in London destroyed hard drives of leaked files

NSA files: why the Guardian in London destroyed hard drives of leaked files | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
A threat of legal action by the government that could have stopped reporting on the files leaked by Edward Snowden led to a symbolic act at the Guardian's offices in London
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NHS Surrey's £200000 data breach scandal: what not to do - The Guardian

NHS Surrey's £200000 data breach scandal: what not to do - The Guardian | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
NHS Surrey's £200000 data breach scandal: what not to do
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They actually failed to check that the data destruction company charged with getting the computers ready for recycling had properly destroyed the records.
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Exclusive: 400000 personal files stolen in court closure - Law Gazette

Exclusive: 400000 personal files stolen in court closure - Law Gazette | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
Exclusive: 400000 personal files stolen in court closure Law Gazette In July it fined NHS Surrey £200,000 for failing to check the destruction of old computers and in June it fined North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust £55,000 for sending...
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ICO fines NHS Surrey for failing to check the destruction of old computers - Eversheds Press Office (press release)

ICO fines NHS Surrey for failing to check the destruction of old computers Eversheds Press Office (press release) In the ICO's view they had failed to carry out appropriate due diligence on that company or put in place a written contract with them...
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UK companies failing to recycle computer equipment - IT PRO

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IT PRO UK companies failing to recycle computer equipment IT PRO Hall added that responsible waste management companies could show evidence they have disposed of electronic goods safely and securely but many companies were still unaware that...
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US gov SMASHES UP TVs and MICE to nuke tiny malware outbreak - Register

US gov SMASHES UP TVs and MICE to nuke tiny malware outbreak - Register | Restore IT Storage, Recylcing and Secure Destruction | Scoop.it
US gov SMASHES UP TVs and MICE to nuke tiny malware outbreak Register EDA's management agreed with this risk assessment and EDA initially destroyed more than $170,000 worth of its IT components, including desktops, printers, TVs, cameras, computer...
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