According to Sepp Rajaie, President and CEO of TechR2, the key to a successful business is to establish and stay true to its core principles. “Our team-based foundation is built on forward global thinking, respect and collaboration. Within the framework of unity of action, we endeavor to achieve perfection in the environment of data security.” Mr. Rajaie adds that these convictions, ” … when combined with rigorous training and precise execution of well-defined plans, we are able to achieve excellence which is substantiated by each accolade from our customers.’ Sepp Rajaie, founder, President and CEO ofTechR2, LLC, a global industry-leading Media Destruction and Data Security company, based in Columbus Ohio provides patented and comprehensive solutions for the decommissioning of the (End of Life) data bearing devices onsite at global enterprise offices and datacenters.
“I came to the United States in pursuit of higher education and with political unrest at home, I was fortunate enough to be granted religious asylum as a member of the Bahai Faith. My fellow believers to this day, are still enduring religious and freedom persecution. In America, I was given a second chance in this welcoming and embracing country to start building my life away from my original home. Quickly, I learned that I had to work hard to put myself through college and juggled numerous full-time jobs. I gained valuable experience which paved the way to my future endeavors. After finishing my education in Electronics Engineering and having many great experiences in the technology arena in sales and marketing, it led me to start my own business in 1989.”
As the technology in distributed data processing industry continued to grow, Sepp Rajaie, a talented innovator was successful to foresee that the concept of data security would become a very important component of technological advancement. Mr. Rajaie has stated that “my vision was always clear that End Point distributed processing equipment had a critical need for data wiping and destruction prior to repurposing or recycling. This was the foundation of how TechR2 was re-born from inception of the company born in 1989 – I knew there was a crucial necessity, so we began laying the building blocks.”
It is this vision that has led to TechR2’s pioneering approach to endpoint data bearing devices that are used today including laptops, mobile devices, and of course the Cloud, where all the data resides. Security of the data is a critical aspect of today’s wide-ranging growth in this multi-billion-dollar industry. With this in mind, the development of the patented method to Track-Contain-Destroy-Verify data destruction process known as “Tear-A-Byte” was born.
An organization’s ability to comply with data security regulations has become absolutely critical as the mishandling of client data can be devastating. TechR2 implements a proactive approach to protect its clients and does not follow, nor does it endorse the mentality, “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it”. All too often, the dangers of End-of-Life data bearing devices are hiding in plain sight which is why one of TechR2’s most advanced service offerings of conducting technology. End of Life ISO 31000 risk assessment is so important to reveal and pinpoint a customer’s vulnerability and security weaknesses. This provides TechR2 the perfect opportunity to advise, consult, and protect its clients from a tsunami of data breaches and shield those clients from brand compromise.
“We provide a customized Cybersecurity Framework tailored to address client needs by industry, activity, and size; this demands that we be proactive and innovative’, says Sepp Rajaie. “Our engineering department is on pace for nine game-changing patents this year alone”.
TechR2 has obtained the highest level of industry standards by achieving certification with five ISO standards. As reported by the U.S. Inspector General (2019 and 2020), organizations continue to utilize non-compliant practices and uncertified vendors because organizations are still learning how to protect client healthcare, financial and personal data. TheTechR2 patented Tear-A-Byte® solution closes data security loopholes in otherwise ill-defined processes for decommissioned endpoint devices. Every day, data security breaches, failed data destruction processes and e-waste failures are reported throughout the U.S.
IBM selected TechR2 to be their tier-one premier partner in the data destruction segment of their global business after a 12-month search, because it found TechR2 to be the only company that holds the internationally recognized ISO certifications and US NIST compliance ratings that meet current federal, state and industry requirements. Because TechR2’s patented Tear-A-Byte® solution is digital, companies have transitioned to Techr2’s product and services. Among the many advantages is that organizations using the Tera-A-Byte® solution protect their data while passing data security audits.
With the significant changes in compliance and regulations that continue to evolve, TechR2 stands at the forefront and its Tear-A-Byte® solution has revolutionized the industry. Data security regulations will continue to become more stringent with punitive ramifications. To successfully control the protection of sensitive data, organizations of all sizes and industries must control the media and devices that contain that data. TechR2’s Tear-A-Byte® provides this essential element necessary to every organization’s cybersecurity framework. Sepp Rajaie knows the critical role. End of Life media destruction contributes to data security and it is his vision that has created the solution to fill this gap.