Mosey up to a Midyear Data Security News Roundup

Last year, the nonprofit Identity Theft Resource Center reported a stampede of 614 data security breaches in the U.S., a significant 30% increase over the number of breach incidents in 2012. According to the same source, there have already been 395 data breaches reported to regulators or covered by media outlets in 2014, a 21%…

Just the Fax

A few years ago, my closest friend and I purchased identical dinosaurs so that we could work on a writing project together. It was the early 1990s, and we favored a pair of those newfangled fax machines, the plain paper ones that had recently replaced the older thermal printing equipment where the paper was coated…

e-Stewards Around the Globe

Likely the first public outcry in the Western world against dumping discarded electronics in China came with the publication of Exporting Harm: The High-Tech Trashing of Asia and a film by the same name. These exposés brought to light the consequences of shipping toxic-laden devices to areas of the globe where no environmental or worker…

Elevating Reuse

I bought my first car used, on credit – the only way I could. When I was finally able to buy a new car, although I loved the car I bought, I found that I hadn’t anticipated the associated higher costs – the higher cost of insurance and the higher taxes, for example. Over the…

Arrow’s Reno Facility Secures e-Stewards Certification

Arrow Value Recovery is pleased to announce the certification of its Reno, Nevada facility to the e-Stewards standard. E-Stewards is one of the world’s most comprehensive electronic waste management certifications. Arrow is the first global IT asset disposition provider to commit to bringing the e-Stewards standard to its facilities around the globe. We are working…

More Beer. Less Waste.

It’s hard to get closer to the core of America than with American sports fans. If America actually has a top religion, it would have to be sports, given the number of devotees, the hours of worship spent, the dollars contributed, the passion, the zeal and, in some cases, the blind faith. So when data…