The fear of sustainability by Philip McMichael, CEO, Vyta. Like many in the IT asset disposition (ITAD) industry, I read this piece in last week’s Financial Times with interest. The article describes a wariness amongst some large enterprises to embrace sustainable IT disposal practices due to their fear of data breaches or leaks. It reflects […]
For over 20 years, AMI has believed that our client’s data matters. It’s your business, it’s your reputation; and so we’ve made it our business, our reputation. We’ve always striven to make sure that every part of the data lifecycle from computer installation to asset disposal is handled securely and sustainably whilst keeping our clients […]
When donating IT equipment, you must ensure no data remains on it that can leave you liable to data breaches or fines. Find out more…
Vyta, Ireland’s leading secure IT recycling company today announces that it will create 20 new jobs in the next two years, bringing its total workforce to 85 by 2021. The new roles will be shared across Vyta’s Dublin and Belfast locations, whose premises will also be expanded, as part of a strategic €4 million investment. […]
When it comes to data, AMI’s priority is and has always been security. Providing the highest form of data security, AMI is the only organisation to be ADISA (Asset Disposal and Information Security Alliance) certified in both the UK and Ireland. We are exceptionally proud to be among the top 4 of 36 companies audited […]
Data security is critical. In addition to the potentially business-ending reputational damage caused by data breaches, companies are now obliged under GDPR to ensure that their old IT equipment is securely disposed of and that any data containing devices are completely destroyed. As a result, companies must have absolute confidence in their computer disposal provider. […]
So, it’s that time of the year again. Christmas may be a distant memory but it’s the start of a brand new year and many of us are thinking about the little things we would like to do to make 2018 even better than 2017.
It’s now less than six months until GDPR comes into effect and dramatically alters the way organisations collect and process data. In order to aid Irish organisations’ preparations for the impending legislation, AMI recently hosted a GDPR breakfast seminar in the Fitzwilliam Hotel – GDPR: The Final Countdown. We’ve put together some of the key […]
The press is awash with the GDPR feeding frenzy from experts peddling fear. Anyone who has actually read the legislation will know that, whilst there are several new key concepts, the GDPR is really just a sensible extension of existing data protection requirements but with a fundamental change to empower the data subject to have far more rights on their data then before.