Second Hand Office Equipment

Due to cost restraints and limited resources, many SMB owners look to eBay and Craigslist to purchase and sell their office equipment. As more SMBs buy refurbished tech devices from these online market places, they need to be aware of the risks and vulnerabilities as well as best practices for cleaning devices.

 

How many business owners make sure all their data has been properly wiped before they buy or sell used equipment? If a device gets into the wrong hands, businesses could expose their intellectual property, personal identifiable information or other confidential business and customer data. As you know, recent studies have shown that after a cyber-attack, nearly 60 percent of SMBs will be forced to close their businesses within six months. View this infographic

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