1 Hunton & Williams LLP, June 7, 2012 On June 7, 2012, at the annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Conference hosted in Washington, D.C. by the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”), OCR Director Leon Rodriguez said that, […]
June 26, 2012
1 Vermont’s e-scrap program has broken its first year collection goal. Resource Recycling, posted May, 31, 2012 The legislation establishing the Vermont E-Cycles Program set a first year collection goal of 3.4 million pounds of computers, laptops, monitors, printers, televisions and other items, or about 5.5 pounds of electronic waste per capita. Launched in July […]
June 4, 2012
e By JoEllen Barton, SecurShred SecurShred, in its efforts to promote responsible and green recycling, only uses R2 certified recyclers to handle your electronic waste. R2 stands for Responsible Recycling, a set of requirements and practices which verifies that a company is properly handling, recycling and disposing electronic scrap, along with ensuring worker health and safety and proper data security practices. […]
June 1, 2012
Only 12 percent of consumers feel safe By Antony Savvas, Computerworld UK. April 25, 2012 Only 12% of consumers believe organizations do enough to protect their data, according to ICM research. ICM questioned 4,000 consumers in the UK, Germany and France and found that 76% would “likely” leave a business or service provider if it leaked some […]
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