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Press Releases from dataXile Corporation (4 total)

Hard Drive Destruction Gaffe Easily Avoided

Toronto, ON (July 17, 2006) -- Hank Gerbus of Cincinnati made several requests of a leading electronics retailer to destroy personal information stored on the malfunctioning hard drive he was returning. Regrettably, the popular North American retailer failed to do this. Even worse, after assurances from the retailer that the hard drive would be destroyed, it was actually resold with all of the data still intact. The individual who eventually

dataXile Executive to Introduce Ontario Privacy Commissioner at Toronto NAID Con …

dataXile Corporation announced today that company president Joseph Bozic will introduce Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Dr. Ann Cavoukian at the NAID Information Protection and Destruction Conference on March 8, 2006. NAID, which stands for National Association for Information Destruction, is focusing the event on Risk Management and Compliance Fundamentals. Dr. Cavoukian is the keynote speaker for the conference being held at the Mariott Bloor Yorkville hotel in Toronto. In

Recycling Poses Information Security Risk

In an ideal world, recycling IT assets or sensitive documents would not pose a security threat. Unfortunately, as a Toronto Health Clinic recently learned, the world is far from ideal. In a widely publicized incident, the clinic’s private health records were literally blowing in the wind on a downtown Toronto street being used for a movie set. The clinic’s paper-disposal provider, which offers both shredding and recycling services, mistakenly believed

Electronic Data Destruction Poised for Growth

Paper shredding is an established business service but it is not a complete information destruction solution. Organizations would be wise to remember this, especially with legislation governing privacy and data protection more stringent than ever. Countless IT assets in virtually every company in every industry store massive volumes of data. Securely destroying this information takes significant resources. For these reasons, many observers believe electronic information destruction is poised for growth.