Every organization, business and effort is under tremendous pressure to protect personal or non-public information that may exist inside IT hardware. Federal regulations like Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLB), Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Fair & Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA), and Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), make it absolutely critical that secure data destruction of corporate proprietary and clientele confidential information. This data needs to be properly removed from hard drives whenever disposal of surplus or end-of-life IT equipment takes place. The unfortunate fact is that a single data security breach has the potential to put your organization at serious risk for lawsuits, fines, horrific publicity, and diminished corporate revenues – even imprisonment for the individuals involved. It is absolutely critical that IT asset managers understand the issues involved and exercise due diligence in selecting outside vendors to participate in their organizations’ IT disposal process.
EPC, Inc.’s secure data destruction service relies on best-of-breed drive wiping software and strong inventory management controls and our processes are NAID AAA Certified. Your organization’s confidential or proprietary data is much too important to entrust to just any IT recycler. Your IT security should be your number one priority when disposing of IT assets. Do your due diligence and make certain your recycling vendor is providing your firm with every consideration when it comes to industry compliancy regarding data eradication and destruction. If for any reason you have doubts and want to mitigate risks once and for all, count on EPC, Inc. Asset Recovery Solutions, the industry leader in data security. We will work with you consultatively to provide the appropriate data security solution for your individual project or enterprise-wide program which will meet your unique requirements and protect your organization from the risks and liabilities associated with IT disposal.