Data erasure company Blancco Technology Group has rolled out drive-wiping capabilities for Chromebooks, low-cost computers that grew in popularity during the pandemic.
E-scrap recycler and ITAD provider CyberCrunch is expanding and remains poised for growth, aligning the company with a market that’s “be bought or buy,” company leaders said.
Data that was mismanaged during Morgan Stanley’s ITAD processes has not been accessed for malicious intent, and therefore the class-action lawsuit against the financial giant should be dismissed, attorneys for the bank said in a new court filing.
Financial services giant Morgan Stanley terminated a contract with its long-standing IT asset disposition vendor to save money prior to a botched data center decommissioning job in 2016, lawyers alleged in court this month.
Morgan Stanley has identified the data center decommissioning provider it claims was responsible for a data-breach incident, which led to lawsuits and a $60 million penalty against the financial giant.
A newly launched service will track used electronics leaving enterprises’ loading docks, helping companies recover equipment that’s lost or stolen before arrival at an ITAD facility.
The U.S. Treasury Department has issued a major fine to Morgan Stanley for improper management of drives. Executives in the electronics recovery sector say the case reaffirms the warnings they have been giving to corporate partners for years.
Amid growing data security concerns, U.K.-based Ultratec has seen greater reluctance among its customers to ship unwiped drives to Ultratec’s plants for data sanitization. Bringing drive processing capabilities to customers’ sites alleviates those concerns.