Security Breach Means Rethinking IT Asset Retirement Solutions

When a large medical facility recently experienced a costly security breach they turned to HTG for assessment and possible solutions. Fast forward almost a year and they have now complete control of their IT Lifecycle Management. We helped them implement a secure IT asset retirement solution for all retiring equipment, including HTG’s secure data destruction and secure hard drive destruction services. Utilizing our on-going comprehensive recycling program they now leave it to us to manage the disposition of unusable gear at minimal cost. Moreover, our knowledge of and experience with HIPAA compliance and chain of custody process gave this customer some peace of mind. Rethinking IT Asset Retirement solutions can be a great way for Health organizations to significantly lower their risk of data and systems security breaches.