Secure equipment disposal – Disposal of IT assets warrants the same attention as acquisition
Abstract: Manufacturers and distributors spend significant resources choosing the right IT equipment to invest in — and securing devices throughout their useful lives with firewalls, passwords, encryption, antivirus software and dedicated staff. But the importance of security should also extend to the disposal stage of an asset’s life. If not, the company’s most valuable intellectual property could be breached. This article provides guidance on secure and responsible disposal of these assets.