Risk of Improper Disposal Of Computer Trash Grows

de Paula, Matthew
June 2004
Bank Technology News;Jun2004, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p12
Trade Publication
Discusses the risks associated with the improper disposal of disk drives, servers and other obsolete equipment. Banks' need to take special care when discarding computer software and hardware; Blackmailing experience by Washington Mutual after selling computers with sensitive information; Banks' need to factor in the cost of disposal when buying computers and set strict policies; Advantages of centralizing departmental budgets for computer equipment.


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