A Chat With Paul Henry: Stopping the Used Electronics Privacy Nightmare
Read our blog post to learn first-hand from digital forensics expert, Paul Henry, how and why used electronics can become a security nightmare for your business.
To demonstrate just how easy, common and dangerous it is when data is improperly removed before used electronics are resold, we purchased a total of 200 used hard disk drives and solid state drives from eBay and Craigslist in the first quarter of 2016.
Here are the top findings from our study:
Understand the difference between improper data ‘deletion’ methods and secure data erasure
Protect your customers’ privacy when buying back/reselling used electronics
Access the right data removal technology/tools to minimize security risks and guarantee regulatory compliance