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6 steps to a data secure holiday

27 Jun 2019

After an intensive first half of the year filled with meetings, projects and emails, it is time for a break. Executing H1, planning H2 and running around the office for six months without a break can be exhausting. While you and your computer deserve some time off, data security does not. To enjoy...

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Data security - A vital part of the circular economy

17 Jun 2019

It is no secret that there are major risks associated with data security for companies and organisations. But risks also enable opportunities and with a smooth process for data handling, most things can be completed safely. A relatively easy way to avoid unwanted risks is through the circular...

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Fighting the security war with an infrastructure upgrade

26 Feb 2019

Data security is an issue that surrounds our work and our personal lives every single day. I guess I’ve always known that, but it only really sank in recently, when I was the victim of a breach of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), introduced by the European Union earlier this year...

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What’s my password again?

15 Aug 2018

After one of the hottest summers on record, it’s back to school for kids and parents alike – the academic year is starting and offices are reopening after their summer breaks. If you’re off to a sticky start and feel like it’s taking you an unusually long time to reboot, rest assured you’re not...

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Don’t be careless about security during your holiday

02 Jul 2018

Quarterly reports, campaigns, start-up meetings, training new co-workers and planning for H2. The spring can be an intense time of year, no matter what department you belong to. The holidays should, therefore, be a time when you can relax, in double measure. Pictures at important presentations that...

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Safe reuse at the core of 3 Step IT

11 Jun 2018

For 3 Step IT and our customers, security is everything. From the moment the items leave the customer’s hands until we have processed it, security is the highest priority. This is why our facilities get security classifications with employees undergoing both rigorous security exercises and...

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How proper IT hardware disposal boosts data security

04 Jun 2018

According to the 2018 State of IT report from Spiceworks , nearly half (44%) of companies expect to see a rise in IT budgets this year, while 43% predict they will remain the same as in 2017. Comparing this data to previous IT spend trends, TechRepublic believes we have entered an IT hardware...

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The most overlooked step in data security

31 May 2018

In the debut episode of Prison Break, protagonist Michael Scofield tosses a hard drive into the Chicago Bay. Unfortunately for him, the water damage is not enough to keep his private plans private. The FBI fishes up the drive and recovers most of its data, thus seriously hindering Scofield’s plans...

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Your GDPR project is on the way. Have you considered everything?

16 Jan 2018

All of the noise and information on GDPR to date has revolved around data governance and the day-to-day management of data. However, whilst this is undoubtedly important, there’s so much more to GDPR. We’ve built a 3-block check-list , you can use as part of your GDPR preparation. It’s designed to...

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Is the world finally ready for the circular economy

27 Nov 2017

The 4th industrial revolution is driven by The Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation and other advanced computing technologies. But what makes this revolution complete is a new attitude towards re-using and re-cycling the IT devices so central to our modern world...

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