CISO challenges are growing -- and changing

Posted by Carol Judson on February 12, 2019

Last year was a turbulent and fast moving one, especially for professionals in the security space. Tightening regulations on data security and compliance as well as new legislation (such as the passing of GDPR) were only part of the shift in landscape.

The CISO’s new focus: risk management

The role of the information security officer or CISO has been changing rapidly as well. No longer as focused on the direct management of IT security technologies and implementation, the role has expanded to something much broader: risk management across the organization.

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Topics: Risk Management, The Asset Lifecycle, Data Security

What New Storage Technology Means For The Future Of Secure IT Destruction

Posted by John McLeod on December 13, 2018

At Sipi Asset Recovery, data is a central part of what we do. Specifically, how we help our clients protect their brand, ensure that data is securely destroyed at the right time, and keep costs low while returning as much value as we can.

But the storage landscape is changing, and it’s changing fast. This means that companies are encountering new challenges when it comes to how those drives can and should be handled, from data security to end-of-lifecycle destruction.

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Topics: Secure Data Destruction, What's New in ITAD, The Asset Lifecycle

4 Reasons Your Business Needs Inventory as-a-Service

Posted by Carol Judson on November 2, 2018

Do you know precisely where all your IT assets are and where they fall in the lifecycle? Is there a possibility your assets have been misreported or it’s been a while since an audit’s been done?

Maybe your company doesn’t have the time or proper resources to inventory all assets, or you simply “don’t know what you don’t know.” Also consider the possibility of loss or theft; studies show that nearly 30% of assets have been either lost or stolen – creating some of the largest data breaches to-date.

Sipi Asset Recovery, based on decades of experience in the field, understands these challenges and the risks surrounding IT asset inventory.

We can help your business with our INVaaS (Inventory-as-a-Service) program; if any of the following scenarios sound familiar, contact us today.

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle

4 Key Elements for Brand Protection in a High-Tech World

Posted by John McLeod on August 3, 2018

As Warren Buffett once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” This can be especially true today, secure data destruction of end-of-life and re-marketed assets becomes imperative.

A company’s brand is among its most valued and most vulnerable asset in today’s ITAD industry. In fact, reputation-linked losses at public companies have increased by 301 percent over the past five years, according to a study by Steel City Re. When it comes to your brand, extensive measures should be taken to keep the company’s data private and secure.

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Topics: Risk Management, The Asset Lifecycle

An ITAD Partner for End-of-Life Solutions

Posted by Eric Dorn on July 10, 2018

Today is an important day in the evolution of ITAD... More to come at the end of this blog.

As a wrap–up from our blog series throughout this year, this entry is about tying it all together. Whether it’s about defining who a good partner is, to compliance considerations, daily success measurements, and operational best practices, a true ITAD program carries weight to all of these elements.

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Topics: The Asset Lifecycle