Recycling poses information security risk

Wednesday, 8 February 2006, 9:57 AM EST

In an ideal world, recycling IT assets or sensitive documents would not pose a security threat. Unfortunately, as a Toronto Health Clinic recently learned, the world is far from ideal. In a widely publicized incident, the clinic’s private health records were literally blowing in the wind on a downtown Toronto street being used for a movie set. The clinic’s paper-disposal provider, which offers both shredding and recycling services, mistakenly believed these documents were to be recycled.

At Channel News.

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