Data Privacy & Protection

Safe Harbour Ruling Highlights Discrepancies Between European and U.S. Data Privacy Laws

In early October last year, a key agreement that allows the transfer of European residents’ personal data from the European Economic Area (EEA) to the U.S. called ‘Safe Harbour’ was deemed invalid by Europe’s top court. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) made the landmark ruling on the agreement which […]


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Data Protection Series: Keeping Data Safe When Moving to the Cloud

Tape as a storage medium is cost-effective and reliable for long-term retention, but managing and recovering the data from those tapes can be labor-intensive for companies overseeing the process themselves. Many businesses have decided to move some of their data to the Cloud for that reason, but best practices for keeping […]


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Celebrate ITAM Awareness Month with These 5 Steps

Every day your company uses more electronic equipment and creates more data. Employees connect to it through their smartphones, tablets and laptops, as well as through the systems infrastructure used to run your business. It’s hard to keep track of who’s using what and how long an individual piece of […]


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Electronics Recycling: Compliance Without Compromise

As the amount of e-waste continues to grow, secure electronics recycling and disposal is more important than ever. A recent report from United Nations University (UNU) reveals that the planet produced 41.8 million metric tonnes of e-waste in 2014. Your organisation’s contribution to e-waste may include: servers, desktop computers and […]


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Announcing our new Secure IT Asset Disposition Solution

If you asked me two years ago whether Iron Mountain should join Europe’s long list of IT asset disposition providers, I would have replied with a quizzical look. Truthfully, it’s not something I thought about. But today that’s changed. Iron Mountain Secure IT Asset Disposition (SITAD) will combine Iron Mountain’s security, […]


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