Data storage devices

How to keep devices containing confidential information safe?

Some significant data breaches in recent history have happened because media on laptops, computers, USBs and other data storage devices have been lost or stolen. For instance, in October 2017, a USB stick was found in Queen’s Park, West London. The device, which wasn’t encrypted, contained 76 folders of confidential information about London Heathrow airport..

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Shred Station gets active for the Amazon!

This November, Shred Station staff members are getting active to raise funds for Rainforest Trust UK! Shred Station staff are collectively aiming to cover 1000 miles this November by each walking, running, rowing, swimming or cycling as many miles as possible. Determined to raise as much awareness and money as possible for Rainforest Trust UK,.

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Shred Station wins International Green Apple Environment Award

Shred Station wins International Green Apple Environment Award!

Shred Station has won an International Green Apple Environment Award in the campaign to find the world’s greenest companies! Competing against over five hundred other nominees, Shred Station has been confirmed as a winner of this highly prestigious award. Shred Station will be presented with the Green Apple trophy at The Green Organisation’s glittering awards.

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How do you get rid of confidential waste?

How do you get rid of confidential waste? This is a question many people ask themselves, and also a question many people ask us. There are measures everyone should take to stop their confidential waste from ending up in the wrong hands. There are also many measures we take to ensure the materials people trust.

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How does degaussing work?

Degaussers are machines that erase the data from hard drives. Using powerful electromagnetic currents, they render hard drives unusable. So, how does a degausser work? To understand how degaussers work, first, we have to understand how hard drives work. Hard drives store your data on something called a platter. The platter is the part of.

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