Say No to Unnecessary Fines
Comprehensive data privacy or data protection laws exist to provide framework on how to protect, use and store sensitive, personal data. This framework provides principles for protecting consumer/citizen data. The laws are in place to determine who has access to the data, how the data is collected as well as the manner in which it is stored. These laws exist to protect individuals and punish those who do not comply. Some organizations can face fines/penalties if they do not handle their data destruction appropriately.
When decommissioning your hard drives, you should enlist a professional to ensure the data is properly destroyed. Hiring a professional hard drive destruction company can ensure proper disposal of the drives. To avoid the risk of being penalized for not handling data properly, you should opt for professional hard destruction services from KVS Computers in Hughesville, PA.
Free Up Office Space
If you have decommissioned media storage devices, like hard drives, just laying around your office taking up space, you are putting yourself at risk. If those devices are not securely stored, you are risking a data breach occurrence. Devices such as hard drives are extremely portable and easily removed from site. The unauthorized removal of hard drives from a facility could place your organization in legal trouble if you the proper security measures were not taken to protect the data on site. If you find yourself with limited time and limited secure storage space, your best option is to contact professionals to perform hard drive destruction services.