Company To Educate Professionals On Combating Hipaa Data Breaches

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GREENSBURG, PA  —  According to the HHS, the federal entity responsible for HIPAA enforcement, over seventeen thousand HIPAA complaints were filed in 2014—an increase of over 27% from 2013—and resulting fines levied against companies exceeded $1 million in some cases. Surprisingly, less than 10% of HIPAA breaches are the result of hacking. Rather, theft and unauthorized access by employees are … Read More

Is Your Company’s Data Disposal and Electronics Recycling Program Putting You and Your Customers at Risk?

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Five questions to help you evaluate your recycling and data disposal program Is your company’s data and private information truly secure? With Microsoft officially ending support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014, hundreds of thousands of computers are being upgraded. That means many old systems are also being recycled. That’s a frightening thought for a number of reasons. Within … Read More

Commonwealth Computer Recycling Receives Funding from Regional Investor

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Commonwealth Computer Recycling, a company that offers a full suite of e-waste disposal services, has received funding from Ben Franklin Technology Partners. Commonwealth was one of 13 Pennsylvania companies to receive funding through Ben Franklin, an early stage investment agency that made available $2.9 million in this latest round of funding. It was also one of two in the physical … Read More

Commonwealth Computer Recycling to Present at Annual E-Waste Conference in New Orleans

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Commonwealth Computer Recycling (CyberCrunch), a leading electronics recycling and e-waste services provider, will present at the upcoming E-Scrap 2016 in New Orleans. The 14th annual conference attracts more than 1,200 attendees from more than 35 different countries each year. CyberCrunch President Serdar Bankaci and Vice President Joe Connors will —- lead a breakout session called “E-Scrap Academy Track: Let’s Make … Read More

Why Electronic Waste Will Affect Your Insurance Premium In The Coming Years

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Electronics recycling is not as simple as it sounds. E-waste disposal is complex including identification, handling and disposal. In a recent article published by Chubbi, the world’s largest publicly traded insurance company, they suggested that companies should consider work with industry experts to develop and manage an e-waste risk management program. Several reasons to develop an e-waste management plan include: … Read More

Data Disposal and Electronics Recycling

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Five questions to help you evaluate your recycling and data disposal program With that in mind, your business should be very careful about the electronics recycling provider you choose to handle your sensitive data and equipment. The following are five questions you should ask related to your data destruction methods: 1. What is the best method for destroying data? Nearly … Read More

Fight Against Cyber Attacks with CyberCrunch®

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Commonwealth Computer Recycling Joins the Fight Against Cyber Attacks with New CyberCrunch, an Innovative Data Destruction Service CyberCrunch Recycling, (a division of Commonwealth Computer Recycling), with offices serving the Mid-Atlantic region, is joining in the fight against cyber hacking and illegal data acquisition with the introduction of secure and convenient on- site hard drive shredding. With businesses around the world … Read More

Why R2 Certified Recycling?

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What do you recycle? The first step in understanding responsible recycling standards is to understand what it is that is being recycled. R2 certified recyclers are primarily responsible for electronic waste, also known as e-waste. “Electronic waste” may be defined as discarded computers, office electronic equipment, entertainment device electronics, mobile phones, television sets, and refrigerators[1]. Risks of e-waste? E-waste contains … Read More