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Data Visualization in 2018

Data Visualization in 2018

2018 Data Visualization Winners “Data visualization is a general term that describes any effort to help people understand the significance of data by placing it in a visual context. Patterns, trends and correlations that might go undetected in text-based data can be exposed and recognized easier with data visualization software.” Student = Shifting Gears: Visualizing Cycle […]

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What to Do After A Data Leak: 5 Critical Steps

What to Do After A Data Leak: 5 Critical Steps

There were almost 1600 data breaches in the United States during 2017. Despite increased security measures, many businesses and organizations faced a situation where a data breach occurred. How you handle any data leak is important. Being prepared and taking immediate action can limit the damage caused by the incident as well as lower the […]

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How to Select the Right Data Disposal System for Your Business

How to Select the Right Data Disposal System for Your Business

Did you know that over 40 percent of companies suffer a data breach each year? There are many different ways in which data theft occurs. However, one area that companies often overlook is proper data disposal. Effective data security requires both digital and physical destruction of media. There are several data disposal systems on the […]

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Using a Hard Drive Shredder

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Using a Hard Drive Shredder

Anyone who works with sensitive data understands the importance of protecting your clients. Even though the use of paper is still perhaps frighteningly popular, the 21st century has seen a massive amount of documentation move to the hard drive. With that migration comes the need for efficient and foolproof hard drive destruction. Like paper shredders […]

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What to Do After A Data Leak: 5 Critical Steps

What to Do After A Data Leak: 5 Critical Steps

What to Do After A Data Leak: 5 Critical Steps No matter how many security procedures you follow, a data leak can still happen. Make sure you’re prepared in the event of an emergency with our five key steps. There were almost 1600 data breaches in the United States during 2017. Despite increased security measures, […]

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Using a Hard Drive Shredder

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Using a Hard Drive Shredder

Using a hard drive shredder comes with a lot of responsibility, so make sure you are following the right protocol. Click here for four mistakes to avoid. Anyone who works with sensitive data understands the importance of protecting your clients. Even though the use of paper is still perhaps frighteningly popular, the 21st century has […]

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