AMI recently conducted a survey of 137 senior IT decision-makers throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland, with the aim of gaining an insight into organisations’ approach to disposing of end-of-life IT assets. The results highlight a number of interesting findings, including the fact that a significant number of Irish companies are leaving themselves open to huge GDPR fines.
AMI wants your insight into how organisations are disposing of their end-of-life IT…
Take our survey [now closed] and you could win a voucher for Ireland’s Blue Book for a weekend away for two in a location of your choosing! The growth in data volumes is accelerating rapidly, and the increasing threat of cyber-crime means that companies are more conscious than ever before of the information security measures that they should have in place to protect their assets.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to come into force in just over a year’s time, on 25th May 2018. GDPR is one of the most important pieces of legislation to affect companies whose core business involves processing data.
Those found to be non-compliant could face fines of up to €20 million or 4% of global turnover, depending on which is greater. With such significant penalties, it’s no surprise that organisations are already working to meet the requirements outlined in the regulation.
AMI is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for a top award at the prestigious Tech Excellence Awards 2017. AMI was shortlisted for Vertical Market Specialist of the Year for demonstrating excellence in the area of secure IT retirement.
AMI was assessed by an expert panel of judges on a number of criteria, including its ability to help clients avoid harmful data leaks, its use of innovative and technologically advanced equipment and processes, and its ability to generate a new revenue stream for businesses.
As the pressure to constantly reduce costs within businesses continues, more companies are choosing to get the most of their IT budget by using ITAD (IT Asset Disposal) companies offering free IT recycling. However have you ever considered the cost implications if you don’t invest in a fully accredited ITAD partner?
New year, old equipment? Prevent data problems in 2013 by following the ICO IT disposal guidelines when destroying your old hard drives and media devises.
Asset Management Ireland are one of the key sponsors for this year’s BIFM conference and exhibition on Friday 16th November 2012 at Belfast Waterfront.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has today served monetary penalties totalling £440,000 on two owners of a marketing company which has plagued the public with millions of unlawful spam texts over the past three years.
AMI inaugural Breakfast Briefing was held on the 9th October at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.