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.
AMI recently conducted a survey of 137 senior IT decision-makers throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland, with the aim of gaining an insight into organisations’ approach to disposing of end-of-life IT assets. The results highlight a number of interesting findings, including the fact that a significant number of Irish companies are leaving themselves open to huge […]
If you’ve been reading our blog for a while now you’ll have learned how AMI minimises the risk of harmful data leaks while also providing organisations with the highest return on their end of life IT assets. However, when it comes to disposing of old IT equipment you’re looking for more than to just get […]
It seems that everyone at the moment is talking about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will come into force in just over a year; and rightly so with the hefty fines (up to 4% of your annual turnover) that you could suffer if you incur a data breach. With the increasing news stories […]
On the 25th and 26th January, AMI attended the 9th National Data Protection Conference. The event was ran by the Irish Computer Society in collaboration with the Association of Data Protection Officers. This is the largest data protection event in Ireland where the Data Protection community joins together in Dublin for a two-day programme. This year it […]
Following our recent blog, in which we outlined five ways that AMI minimises the risk of harmful data leaks, we’re taking another look at what sets AMI apart from other IT disposal providers. AMI can create a new revenue stream for your organisation