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In a recent Liquid Technology press release, it was announced that we recently obtained e-Stewards and R2 certifications. But, what is the importance of these two certifications and what makes them each unique? Here, we look at what it means to be certified by e-Stewards and R2, the processes involved in certification, and why each is important in its own way. What is e-Stewards Certification? E-Stewards certification is one of the most important certifications for modern e-waste recyclers. It is also one of the single most effective identifiers for telling […]

Gradually, the world is becoming more and more enlightened about the importance of e-waste recycling. But, despite this revolutionary growth, many CTOs and IT department heads are still unaware of a lot of facts regarding the issue. As we learn more about the e-waste issue, our hope is to reverse the trends so industries worldwide can practice more responsible methods of e-waste disposal. And, with the New Year closing in, now is the perfect time to pass along some of the hidden facts about today’s e-waste problems. #1 – E-Waste […]

Back in July, we featured a post commenting on the Windows XP end-of-life date and the potential problems corporations were set to face should they choose not to upgrade their operating systems. Now, seven months past XP’s end-of-life date, companies that have yet to upgrade are discovering the truth behind all the warnings. Here’s an update. Home Depot and Target Security Breaches Could Have Been Avoided Retailers have a responsibility to protect their customers’ financial information, but recently, both Home Depot and Target were victims of costly security breaches in […]

October is perhaps most commonly known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but did you know that it also has another distinction? It’s true. October is also National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and this year marked the 11th anniversary of this important month-long recognition of Internet security. If this is the first you have heard about National Cyber Security Awareness Month, then here is everything you need to know about it. Why Was National Cyber Security Awareness Month Created? NCSAM was created as a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department […]

If you are a merchant or your company accepts credit or debit cards for payments in any capacity, then you should be adhering to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) to help ensure the security of the financial information you are collecting. The PCI DSS is a specialized set of standards that all companies that process, store, or transmit credit card information are required to follow. Failing to ensure PCI compliance in your company not only places your customers’ data at risk, but your company could face […]