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Improperly Disposing of a Hard Drive Can Threaten Your Security

Improperly Disposing of a Hard Drive Can Threaten Your Security

No technology lasts forever. Your business will need to replace server hardware or workstations eventually, no matter how well you take care of it. However, what do you do with the hard drive of any device that you have to replace? If you don’t take action to destroy your old hard drive (after moving any data off of it as needed), you could be in violation of various compliance guidelines issued by HIPAA.

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