- Created: Monday, 04 November 2013 15:44
- Published: Monday, 04 November 2013 15:44
- Written by Dave Murray
What Tapes, CDs, DVDs, etc. Should Be Professionally Stored and Protected
Electronic Media such as Backup Tapes, CDs, DVDs, etc. contain confidential information. Various State and Federal Laws mandate that you protect private information. In order to be compliant with the various state and federal laws and protect yourself, stockholders, employees, and customers/patients, you should protect all confidential and outdated material.
Any tape, cd, dvd etc. which contains confidential material (designs, proposals, plans, and drafts of such information.).
Any tape, cd, dvd etc. which could be used for the purpose of identity theft (social security numbers, customer lists, credit applications, tax returns, etc).
Any tape, cd, dvd etc. which could cause harm in the hands of criminals or competitors (price lists, business plans, credit card numbers)
Any electronic media which is mandated to be protected by your state laws or the federal laws such as HIPAA (medical), GRAMM LEACH BLILEY (financial) and FACTA (personal credit) records. (healthcare), (financial) or(general).