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 […]

Make Sure Your Passwords are Secure

In a world where cybercrime is the fastest growing crime in the US, it is important to ensure your accounts are secure. Knowing the different types of hacking attacks and using a secure password are your best defense in protecting your data. 3 Main Types of Attacks: Brute Force Attack – Hackers use automated software […]

Multi-Cloud Strategy or Multi-Risk Strategy?

You’ve probably heard the term “don’t put all your eggs in one basket”, while this may be true for most things – in regards to securing your data, it may cause you more problems.  While assessing the risks it is important to understand the different types of clouds available. Types of Clouds: Single Cloud – […]

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 […]

Sustainability

At Lifespan, we recognize environmental stewardship as an important component of our business. We are committed to implementing sustainable practices at every point of our process with the end goal of helping to minimize corporate pollution and contribute to a greener future. We take pride in being a leader in responsible I.T. recycling, and creating […]

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 […]

Apple Shifts Towards ‘Right to Repair’

In recent news, Apple has announced that they are taking steps towards “Right to Repair,” granting select independent repair shops the ability to repair iPhones by supplying authentic parts and diagnostics. As it currently stands, Right to Repair teams are being formed for 2020 to meet with state legislators and discuss the state of affairs […]