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Mobile Device Management: The New Frontier in IT Security

Mobile devices have changed the landscape of IT asset management and data security policies. IT managers now have to develop and implement new processes to help to manage, control, and properly dispose of these devices. The biggest hurdle with this is the shifting of power from the IT department to the employees themselves, this introduces a myriad of new risks. Risks such as corporate data available outside of a physical establishment as well as developing strategies for all makes of devices and operating systems.

TechR2 is a Certified Woman Owned Business

Over 700 public and private sector individuals participated in establishing the Standards and Procedures of this rigid certification review. The goal of the certification program is to streamline the certification process and increase the ability of women business owners to compete for contracts at a national level.

“Certification provides a marketing opportunity for women business enterprises to participate in outreach programs, “says Lisa Rajaie- VP of Admin of TechR2. “In addition, this program will enable us to develop relationships with larger companies and create opportunities for future partnerships with public and private companies.”

Does Your Company Have the Same IT Security Lapses as the VA?

Later this month, the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will release a security audit that identifies the IT weaknesses of non-classified government agencies, according to Data Breach Today. Surprisingly, the audit confirmed cyberthreats to the VA from both domestic and international hosts.

However, an expert quoted in the article noted that the same lapses uncovered at the VA are also prevalent in the private sector, and blamed a lack of education for failure to commit to basic security measures.

The Simplest Way for you to Comply with Data Destruction Standards

Data destruction is tricky, and complying with industry standards and federal regulations can be a headache for business owners who have many aspects of business to manage.

The best way to ensure your compliance with ever-changing regulations and to keep your business safe from growing threats to data security is to implement a consistent solution that doesn’t require special skills. This way, every member of your team can be responsible for their own data security.

Electronics Recycling: Why Should My Business Recycle?

Electronics Recycling: Why Should My Business Recycle? Part Two of our Recycling Series focuses on the importance of green business practices, and TechR2 services for secure data destruction and environmentally-safe disposal of your electronics. “Over the years, IT has fundamentally altered our work and life and improved our productivity, economy and social well-being. It now […]

Tear-A-Byte®, The patented exclusive onsite data eradication solution by TechR2

Tear-A-Byte®, The patented exclusive onsite data eradication solution by TechR2 Do you know where your hard drives go at night? The #1 cause of large-scale data breaches is the loss of data-bearing media. Data breaches have become a major concern in every business and industry, from healthcare to education, banking to retail, costing a company […]

Top 5 Ways to Ensure Data Security

Top 5 Ways to Ensure Data Security According to NIST 800-88 guidelines, it is critical that a business or organization, maintain a record of its data destruction to track the “who, what, when, where, why” of how the data was retired. Only a clear record of proper disposal can protect a business from the harm […]

The High Cost of "Free" Data Destruction

The High Cost of “Free” Data Destruction IT asset disposal made headlines around the world last week when the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined NHS Surrey £200,000 (about $300,000) over loss of secret data of more than 3,000 patients. According to the data watchdog, thousands of patient records were discovered on a second-hand NHS […]

Outsource your IT without risking your data and device security

Outsource your IT without risking your data and device security [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]A 2013 Gartner report predicted the global IT outsourcing market to reach $288 billion, with Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Great China markets expanding more than 13 percent. In a recent article, Bryan Britz, Research Vice President at Gartner, said, “Enterprise buyers pursuing hybrid IT […]

Lessons Learned at Business of Security Event

Lessons Learned at Business of Security Event Last week members of the TechR2 team had the opportunity to interact with a group of seasoned Information Security leaders at a Business of Security networking event. We had a great time learning from special guests: Cindi Hart, Kim L. Jones, Kent King, Larry Mead, Mike Scott, and […]