DataShield Helps the Citizens of Wayne with Unwanted Electronics

Saturday, September 24th marked the annual City of Wayne Green Team electronics recycling event with service provided by DataShield. For the fifth year in a row community members drove through and dropped off unwanted electronics. This event and others like it are aimed at keeping e-waste out of landfills through proper disposal. Using a firm like DataShield not only achieves …

Is The Data Storage In Your Smartphone a Window into Your Life?

It seems as though every few months our smart phones are getting smarter and smarter. The ability to provide immediate information, an instant connection, or even mobile banking has provided a convenience that leaves us wondering how we ever managed without it. Though the technology is ever advancing and making our lives innumerably better, the abundance of information in a …

Why “Delete” Isn’t Enough

When you delete a file on your computer do you consider it gone? If you answered yes you are not alone. So many people today think that if they clear their computer history, delete files and cookies, and empty their recycle bins, they have done enough to protect themselves. While it is a good start it certainly is not enough …

Data Attacks

Have you ever considered how data is most commonly breached? Taking the time to understand how you are at risk may significantly reduce and perhaps eliminate a data breach in your future. The majority of information compromise comes from hacking followed by data either printed or electronic that is physically lost. The Identity Theft Resource Center (IRTC) found that card …