Liquid Technology Blog

Hard drives are built to withstand a lot of use, but eventually, they will all have to be retired, replaced, and/or disposed of. However, regardless of whether the used hard drives are due to an equipment upgrade, a computer liquidation, or an entire infrastructure reconfiguration, the fact remains – the sensitive information contained on the drives can be accessed and used for illegitimate purposes if the hard drive disposal is not handled properly and the data is not destroyed in a safe and secure manner. Unfortunately, many companies do not […]

In a recent investigation led by E-Scrap News, investigators uncovered details surrounding several CRT recycling agencies across a number of different states that abandoned operations after charging suppliers. This resulted in the discovery of a number of warehouses in which more than 10,000 tons of CRTs and CRT glass were left behind. This discovery has state officials facing a myriad of environmental and equipment managerial problems. One of the most significant, and ecologically dangerous, collections of CRT monitors is due to the closure of Luminous Recycling, a CRT monitor recycling […]

If your business deals in any way with sensitive information, be it customer credit card data, medical records, or any other type of private information, then you need to ensure your data is being destroyed in accordance with DOD data erasure guidelines or you may be unnecessarily increasing your company’s liability risk. Due to the complex and time-consuming nature of thorough data erasure and the risks involved with doing it incorrectly, many businesses choose to outsource this task to experienced data destruction vendors. If you’re unsure of whether or not […]

Have you ever wondered what sets Liquid Technology apart from other computer liquidation and data destruction firms? If so, we’re releasing seven new IT asset management services videos designed to help give you a better idea of what it is we do. At Liquid Technology, we’re serious about data security and customer satisfaction, so we strive to offer the latest generation of data destruction, e-waste recycling and disposal, and other IT asset management services. Watch the following videos to get an in-depth look into the services we offer, the quality […]

Data destruction methods range from degaussing to physical disc shredding to wiping a hard drive using specially designed software. All three are effective at what they are designed to do, but only one method provides truly auditable proof of the data’s destruction – data wiping. If your company stores very sensitive data for business purposes, then it needs to have a system of protecting that data. This becomes increasingly more important should the company be liquidating its older computers and recordable media. The data needs to be rendered irretrievable and […]