Increase in Device Purchases Increases Data Security Risks

Don't forget to permanently destroy media on old backup devices before discarding them.

Have you bought more electronic devices since the pandemic began last year? Because people are now working from home, many people chose to invest in higher-quality electronics and devices. As more people are buying these devices, there is also an increased risk of data corruption and data loss. 

Suppose you are worried about data security issues from getting rid of your old devices. In that case, you will want to invest in data destruction services, so that you don’t have confidential information circulating out there and getting into the wrong hands.

The Pandemic Spurred Many Businesses and Private Households to Upgrade their Devices 

The pandemic forced many businesses to move their employees into home offices. As such, many of them had to buy new electronics and devices for their workers. Similarly, many families had kids doing school from home, and thus there was a common need for more electronic networking devices. 

With more people buying new electronics and tossing their old electronics, there are more opportunities for data loss and corruption. If you are worried about these issues, it is best to speak to a company that can help you take care of electronic data the right way, especially when throwing out old devices and hard drives. 

Water wastersMore Devices Increases Data Security Risks 

With more devices in circulation, there is more significant potential for data security breaches. Before you throw out your electronics, you need to make sure that the data is erased correctly. 

It is not enough to throw your computer or cell phone into the garbage. You need to hire someone to erase and remove the data to protect your business and yourself. 

Data security is critical, and if your data gets into the wrong hands, you will find yourself in a sticky situation. 

Contact Sunrise Sanitation today if you want to learn more about our data destruction services.

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