Category: News

Your ITAD Safety and Compliance Continue to be Essential

Data and Hardware Security – Now More than Ever! As we work our way through the pandemic crisis, one thing is certain: IT Asset maintenance and disposition remains critical to our IT security infrastructure. ITAD requirements are not going away. They remain essential to data security and safety compliance for virtually all organizations. The operations… Read More »


Castaway Technologies remains open for business and fully operational. We play an important role in the IT and data center critical infrastructure supply chain and are working hard to maintain full service for our clients. Castaway adheres to all government regulations and public health guidelines to facilitate appropriate social distancing and protection for our employees… Read More »

Castaway Technologies Earns NAID® AAA Certification for Data Destruction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Castaway Technologies Earns NAID® AAA Certification for Data Destruction Methuen, Massachusetts – September 3, 2019:  Castaway Technologies has been granted AAA Certification by NAID® – National Association for Information Destruction. As the only true watchdog association that thoroughly audits data destruction providers worldwide, NAID® is a division of the International Secure Information… Read More »

China’s National Sword Guts Global Recycling

4/17/19 China’s National Sword Guts Global Recycling Recycling across the material spectrum has become second nature to individuals and businesses. Every week, individuals and businesses toss paper, metals, plastics and glass into recycling bins or have e-waste such as computers and phones hauled to e-cyclers believing it will be transformed into something new. We do… Read More »

GDPR Considerations Involving Data Breaches

Data breaches involving the exposure of sensitive personal information have been increasing at an alarming rate. In the United States alone, Statista, an on-line statistics portal, reported 1579 data breaches with 179 million records exposed during 2017, a 44% increase from the previous year. To ramp up protection for its 750 million citizens, the European… Read More »

Beyond Data Privacy Risks – the Growing e-Waste Problem

2/15/19  Beyond Data Privacy Risks – the Growing e-Waste Problem Before you allow your IT staff to toss out or start dismantling unwanted, broken and obsolete electronic equipment, also known as e-waste, please be aware of the health and environmental risks associated with certain internal components. Now your staff might think, “There’s no way our… Read More »

Leave No Confidential Data Trace!

12/21/18 Leave No Confidential Data Trace! We live in an age when improperly disposing of old IT assets can lead to serious business consequences, especially if confidential employee and customer information falls into the hands of data hackers. Unfortunately, most companies focus on the purchase and maintenance phases of the IT life cycle, leaving the… Read More »

ITAD customer service – The good, the bad and the ugly

6/9/2018  Any consumer will tell you that great customer service is one of the top qualities that they look for when choosing a business to work with, no matter what industry it’s in. That’s because top-notch customer service is the key to a successful professional relationship. At Castaway Technologies, we realize that there’s a lot… Read More »

Castaway Technologies Appoints Brian Sifferlen as Chief Financial Officer

01/05/2015 Seasoned Banking and Technology Industry Executive Brings Finance and Operations Experience to Help Advance Castaway Technologies in Information Technology Asset Disposition (ITAD) Industry Methuen, MA — 01/05/15 — Castaway Technologies LLC today announced that it has appointed Brian Sifferlen as chief financial officer, effective January 5. Mr. Sifferlen will report to Castaway Technologies president Cameron Deery. “Brian’s extensive experience in… Read More »