Tag Archives: ITAD

Electronic Data Disposal: Sanitize or Destroy?

Long gone are the days when your IT staff smashed electronic devices in the parking lot and tossed the refuse into the dumpster. Data thieves and the legal and financial ramifications of sensitive data breaches make self-disposal a dangerous option. Responsible businesses take data security seriously and partner with an IT asset disposition (ITAD) firm… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Gold and the rising costs of e-waste recycling

Gold and the rising costs of e-waste recycling A major reason the recycling of old electronics, i.e. e-waste recycling, has become such a large and rapidly growing industry is due to the amount of precious metals used in manufacturing electronics. As the commodities market skyrocketed over the past 6-7 years it attracted a lot of… Read More »