Cybercrunch September 2017 Newsletter

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Electronics is the fastest growing source of waste on the planet, and the U.S. is the largest producer of electronic waste in the world. More than nine million tons of electronics are thrown away every year by Americans. According to the EPA, recycling one million laptops saves energy equivalent to the annual electricity used by 3,500 U.S. homes. A new investigation … Read More

e-scrap

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Joe Connors, Vice President of Business Development at CyberCrunch®, the nation’s leading e-waste specialist in secure data destruction and electronics recycling, will speak at the 2017 E-Scrap Conference on Sept. 20 in Orlando, FL. This conference is the preeminent annual meeting spot for members of the e-scrap community to exchange ideas. “I’m very excited to have the opportunity to speak … Read More

companies need properly manage waste

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  Hazardous waste management is a heavily regulated activity. Companies need to know the responsibilities and protocols to minimize liability from the production and disposal of hazardous waste. Protecting a brand name is important to all companies. Being associated with a negative environmental matter can cause unnecessary problems for a company. If your company is involved with hazardous waste management, … Read More

Protecting Children’s Identity in Your Organization

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Before you know it, children will be back in school. And the beginning of school, means asking parents to fill out lots of forms that contain personal information about their children. When requesting this information, please make absolutely sure that you need all of the data that you are requesting. Some of that information could make them become a victim … Read More

CyberCrunch® Grows Sales Team

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Pittsburgh, PA, July 12, 2017 — CyberCrunch® is pleased to announce Bora Caliskan has joined their business development team beginning in July 2017. Mr. Caliskan will extend CyberCrunch’s® reach to Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and West Virginia where he has built a reputable e-waste client base over the last 10 years. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Greensburg, PA, CyberCrunch® … Read More

School Recycling

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When students who attended Frederick County School District found out their names, birthdates and social security numbers had been breached, the school notified the FBI, and has been working with state law enforcement and technology officials. “The information was for sale online,” said Michael Doerrer, school district spokesman. Data breaches are serious events for all schools. Even with the best … Read More

CyberCrunch® Announces Special Pricing for Earth Day (April 22) — $1 for Hard Drive Destruction

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GREENSBURG, PA (April 18, 2017) — Commonwealth Computer Recycling LLC (CyberCrunch®), a Company offering a broad range of data destruction and e-waste disposal solutions for consumers and businesses, has announced that on Earth Day (April 22), hard drive destruction will cost $1.00 (plus shipping). “We decided to offer mail-back hard drive destruction so that consumers and businesses nationwide would have … Read More

Is your Business GLBA Compliant and Why It Matters

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When it comes to sensitive financial data, the small details of storage and destruction can have some of the biggest impacts on your business. If your company holds, transmits, stores, collects or otherwise processes sensitive financial data, you may be subject to laws and regulatory statutes designed to protect the confidentiality and financial security of your customers. Like many government … Read More

How CyberCrunch Can Help your Business Navigate the Minefield of HIPAA and HITECH Compliance

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HIPAA Compliant Recycling HIPAA Compliant Recycling As a health care provider, administrator or other professional in an industry that stores and collects personal health data from clients, you’ve most likely heard of the U.S. Government’s HIPAA and HITECH Acts. While you understand the importance of compliance, like many regulations it can be difficult to understand the complexities of the laws … Read More

The BYOD dilemma: Balancing BYOD security risks and employee freedom with personal electronics in the workplace.

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The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy has become commonplace in many workplaces. With more and more individuals bringing their personal devices to work, IT professionals face the task of balancing employee freedom with security risks. Given the growing storage capacities of laptops, tablets, and cell phones, these units can contain millions of records of confidential data. This article focuses … Read More