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2011-02-14 00:59:00

JOENSUU, Finland, February 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Offices in Spain, Italy, and Canada Address Compliance Awareness and Challenges Through Certified Data Erasure Solutions With Broad Hardware Support and Reporting Functionality After a nearly 40% jump in sales for 2010 fueled by an increasing number of global and regional data security regulations, Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and end-of-lifecycle solutions, has announced the opening of three new area...

2010-12-15 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent audit report by a NASA Inspector General (IG) highlights the importance of a secure end-of-service policy and practices related to information technology (IT) equipment, according to Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and end-of-lifecycle solutions. The audit revealed shortcomings in sanitization and disposal processes for electronic media that led to release of 10 computers slated for resale, nine of which may have contained...

2010-10-20 07:50:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- IAITAM 2010 Annual Conference & Exhibition -- As with many government entities, a top priority for California's County of Santa Barbara (CSB) is protecting the personally identifiable information (PII) of constituents and employees. For CSB, this includes nearly half a million residents, 4,000 county employees, and thousands of businesses. To avoid leaking sensitive data from information technology (IT) assets like PCs and servers, CSB's IT...

2010-10-13 00:55:00

JOENSUU, Finland, October 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses now and in the future must continue to cope with exponential growth in digital information stored on PCs, laptops, servers, mass storage devices and smart phones - much of which is protected by increasingly stringent legal and industry standards, including the WEEE directive (EU), Data Protection Act (UK - ICO), Sarbanes-Oxley (US), and The Personal Information Protection Act (Japan - JPIPA). In 2009 alone, the amount of global...

2010-09-20 11:04:00

JOENSUU, Finland, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and end-of-lifecycle solutions, today announced a 28 percent growth in sales over last year. The company attributes this increase to the escalation in corporate compliance with international data privacy laws and regulations, and the growing trend towards reuse of IT equipment and electronics recycling. Blancco's certified software solutions exceed legislative requirements and ensure 100 percent erasure...

2010-07-29 06:03:00

STAFFORD, England, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- From 1(st) August, Stone http://www.stonegroup.co.uk, the UK's largest privately-owned computer hardware manufacturer, will only provide its public sector customers with PCs and laptops that include the famous "Mission: Impossible" option to self-destruct the data on the system prior to disposal. Through a collaboration with the global leader in data erasure and end-of-lifecycle solutions, Blancco (www.blancco.com), Stone will pre-install data...

2010-06-27 23:52:00

JOENSUU, Finland, June 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With recent surveys showing that the vast majority of smartphones are used for both business and personal tasks,[1,2] Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and end-of-lifecycle solutions, has today introduced Blancco Mobile Edition. The software is designed to eliminate the risk of inadvertent data leaks by erasing retired smartphones that may contain both sensitive business and personal information. Capable of erasing up to 150 such...

2010-04-25 23:54:00

JOENSUU, Finland, April 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and end-of-lifecycle solutions, today announced that Sims Recycling Solutions ensures assets are data safe before they are recycled or refurbished by embedding Blancco's data erasure software into its proprietary online system, WebView. With 37 sites around the world, Sims Recycling Solutions is a global leader in electrical and electronics recovery and recycling. In 2009 alone, Sims Recycling...

2009-11-16 06:55:00

ATLANTA, Georgia, November 16 /PRNewswire/ -- When sensitive Lockheed Martin missile data was found on eBay-listed computers earlier this year, companies around the world began to rethink how they retire information technology (IT) assets. In fact, in 2008 alone, more records were breached than the previous four years combined,[i] while the cost per data breach rose to over $6.6 million, up from $4.7 million in 2006.[ii] The increasing risk of data breaches, coupled with the need for...

2009-11-09 23:55:00

JOENSUU, Finland, November 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and end-of-lifecycle solutions, today announced a hat trick in terms of their expansion into Eastern Europe, with three new channel partners, with a representative for each country of Slovenia, Poland and Romania. Blancco have selected three prestigious partners to support the sales of data erasure and IT asset management solutions with Miska in Slovenia (https://www.miska.si) , AutoID in Poland...