New Report Highlights Risks, Mitigation Strategies in UK
A new ICO report, "Protecting Personal Data in Online Services: Learning from the Mistakes of Others," highlights eight of the most common IT security vulnerabilities among organizations that have had sensitive information compromised.
The Oncoming Tide of E-Waste
Electronics have become an integral, almost mundane, part of our everyday lives. The convenience they bring is great, but there is a downside to their presence.
Green Party Member Urges Higher Recycling Rates
The UK needs to work to push its recycling rate up, as recycling rates in some areas are declining
WEEE Recast Directive Update
The 14 February 2014 deadline for EU Member States to transpose the new Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Recast Directive 2012/19/EU into national WEEE Regulations has now passed.
EU Guidance Brings WEEE Definitions into Focus
Confusion over whether items as desktop PCs should be classed as ‘household’ or ‘non-household’ WEEE and how they should be counted towards recycling targets
Seven Important Facts About the Current Global E-Waste Crisis
Today, the bulk of the world’s waste stream consists of the leftover remnants of a technological universe expanding at astronomical rates.
The Precious Gold Trapped in E-Waste Can Be Filtered by Fungi
It is estimated that there is 2.4 kilograms of gold in every 100,000 mobile phones
Electric Recycling Growth Forecasted
Electronic is forecasted to grow at an annual rate of nearly 24% through the rest of the decade
Are NHS Trusts Breaking Data Destruction Rules?
It is believe that too many NHS trusts are regularly ignoring official guidance on IT asset disposal
April 8th is Getting Closer...
Windows XP Doomsday is getting closer, how can XPO IT Services help?
08/04/2014: Microsoft Windows will no Longer be Supporting XP
If you continue to use Windows XP after the 8th, your computer will still work but it might become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses.
Data Erasure from XPO IT Services
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