Tip Tuesdays: Tips for Managing your Electronic Waste

Did you know that electronic waste can pose a threat to your information security AND the environment. In an age when digital information is everywhere and those looking to hack it are getting smarter and smarter, it’s important to make sure you’re doing everything you can to protect your information, even on old and outdated electronic devices. We’re taking a closer look at what you can do to ensure your outdated electronics do not post a threat to your information security.



How to Manage your Electronic Waste:

In thousands of homes and offices, there are closets and attics full of old computers, fax machines copiers and other old electronics. Why do people store these old machines when they never intend to use them again. Most of the time it is because they aren’t’ sure if and how they can safely dispose of their hard drives. Before you decide to destroy your hard drive yourself, we recommend turing to a certified expert. Augusta Data Storage offers secure, certified hard drive destruction. Our hard drive shredding process is fast and efficient, turning your hard drive in to small pieces of recyclable material in a matter of seconds. We then provide you a certificate of destruction and a list of the items that were destroyed. When you are ready to clean out your closets and to securely dispose of your ewaste, we are here for you. Give us a call at 706.793.0186