Why is ITAD Important?

IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) is an important component for any business plan. Organizations that rely on technology for daily task processes should seek a certified ITAD vendor to deal with their disposition needs. Lifespan specializes in the secure process of proper refurbishing, redeploying, data destruction and recycling of old technology. Why is this important for …

The Advantages of Certified Data Destruction

Choosing a certified and experienced IT Asset Disposition vendor to safely wipe the data of your obsolete assets is crucial for avoiding sensitive data leakage. As devices reach their end-of-life point, it is important to understand the risk avoidances involved when dealing with a certified ITAD vendor. This is to steer clear of data breaches …

Introducing ITAD for Enterprise @ Home

Lifespan is excited to introduce our new ITAD for Enterprise @ Home program. With many employees continuing to work from home due to the pandemic, we have developed a refresh & deployment program to support your organizations work from home IT refresh requirements. Our ITAD for Enterprise @ Home program ensures that devices returned by …

Certified Compliance

Lifespan practices effective compliance throughout all our levels of business by adhering to laws and regulations and providing 100% protection and security for our clients. We ensure total compliance to our clients through our certifications. By choosing Lifespan, you are selecting a trusted, reputable, and certified ITAD partner to deal with your program requirements. We …

Apple Announces Self Service Repair

Lifespan is thrilled to hear that Apple has announced Self Service Repair! This provides consumers with the access to complete their own repairs with Apple genuine parts and tools. This is an excellent step in the right direction, standing by our right to repair and contributing to positive sustainability efforts—minimizing electronic waste. However, there are …

Effective Compliance = Data Protection

On April 23, 2021, OSF HealthCare notified 53,907 of their patients about a cyberattack. After the discovery of the attack, necessary steps were taken to prevent unauthorized access and to determine the extent of the breach. On August 24, 2021, it was found that a large amount of sensitive customer data was compromised. It was …

Repair, Don’t Waste!

Today, the world relies on electronic systems and devices that are essentially meant to last several years. Tons of natural resources are extracted each day to produce semiconductor chips and other related components. “These will eventually be mounted on printed circuit boards (PCB) and will effectively become the brain of most pieces of industrial technology,” …

Reduce E-Waste with a Universal Charging Standard

We all have a drawer full of old, tangled electronic devices chargers from the many devices we used to own. Each year, a new phone, tablet, laptop, etc., is introduced to consumers and with this new piece of technology, comes yet another cord. In September 2021, “The European Union proposed a new regulation that would …

The Morgan Stanley Data Breach

In 2016, Morgan Stanley, an American multinational investment bank and financial services company, terminated a contract with its long-term ITAD vendor to save costs after a mismanaged data center decommissioning task in 2016. The data breach surfaced in July 2020—Morgan Stanley notified their clients that their personal data could be potentially compromised. These data security …

Intel Corp.’s Response to the Global Chip Shortage

On September 7, 2021, Intel Corp. announced, “It could spend up to $95 billion to build as many as eight new semiconductor manufacturing plants in Europe, as part of its response to the ongoing global chip shortage.” (Mike Wheatley, Silicon Angle, 2021). Intel plans to build two new chip factories in Europe. There could be …