UCLA Hard Disk Destruction

UCLA Hires E-Waste Security for Secure Hard Disk Destruction Project The Internet beats to a rhythm first developed at UCLA in 1969 as part of an ARPAnet research project. According to History.com, “The first computer was located in a research lab at UCLA and the second was at Stanford; each one was the size of a small house.” UCLA’s centrality to Internet use and development continues today. Only its data centers now hook up with tens of
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Digital Media Destruction Keeps Health Data Secure for OIG Health and Human Services

The Office of Inspector General, Health and Human Services shreds computer hard drives for secure digital data destruction. Watching over the spending of federal health dollars is the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, with a local office in Santa Ana. Because they’re the HHS’ watchdogs, the OIG has the most sensitive data centers. Which is why the Santa Ana OIG contracted with E-Waste Security to securely destroy its digital
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2020 Tokyo Olympics will recycle e-waste into gold medals

The thrill of victory – the agony of defeat. That’s the spirit of the Olympics, as demonstrated by last month’s Rio Olympics in Brazil. For the 2010 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, a new competitor could stand on the victory podium: electronic waste, or e-waste. “Japan is exploring the feasibility of forging the Olympic 2020 medals using precious metals salvaged from electronic waste,” reported BBC News. In the Rio games, 918 medals were awarded – including 306 medals
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