We Support the Right to Repair

Lifespan believes in and stands by the Right to Repair movement that is becoming more important than ever before. As manufacturers continue to be less repair friendly and actively attempt to discourage consumers from fixing their own property we have to collectively take action. At Lifespan our services are focused on re-use. There are many […]

Cookies: What They Are and How to Use Them

Cookies have always been popular, whether it’s the chocolate chip variety or snickerdoodle. But what is a computer cookie? Computer cookies, also known as HTTP cookies, are small pieces of unchanged information websites stored on your computer. This arbitrary information is gathered from previously entered form fields, such as names, addresses, passwords and credit card […]

The Past and Future of Data Storage

Over the years we have attempted to store data in various different methods. Some, like the hard drive have stood the test of time whereas others have quickly fizzled out. As data allows businesses to understand and improve their processes, it is important to ensure that it is kept safe. Below, we’ve outlined the different […]

US Data Breaches

Last month we highlighted the importance of protecting your data against the increase of breaches being recorded in Canada. In the United States, breaches happen more frequently than companies are able to handle and taking action has no longer become an option, but a necessity. US Data Breach Stats: Every month there are 1.5 million […]

Protect Yourself From Cybercrime

With cybercrime at an all-time high, it is now more crucial than ever to take precautions when updating security software, browsers and operating systems to ensure the protection of your electronic data. Many corporations struggle with balancing financial incentives from cheap designs and practices against the need for safety and security, and the odd exploit […]

Canadian ITAD Content

On November 1, 2018, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) made it mandatory for businesses to report any breaches of personal information that risks significant harm, to the federal government. After a year of reporting the OPC has released a report with their findings. Here are some of the highlights: In one […]

Switching Focus to Renewable Resources

At Lifespan, one of our main priorities is ensuring the protection of our environment; among some of the ways we do this is through responsible technology reuse and recycling and our commitment to encouraging other companies to do the same. With the catastrophic destruction of the Amazon rainforest this past year, it is now more […]

Prevent Cybercrime

In today’s digital world, cybercrime has become a very real threat for businesses and consumers alike. It not only poses a legitimate risk to your security, but restoration can bear a costly expense in terms of lost time and revenue. Albeit cybercrime carries the potential for great harm, cybersecurity still tends to be of low […]