Apple Launches New Lockdown Mode for Spyware Security

Apple is known for its dedication to user privacy when it comes to their devices, but despite the company’s security claims, certain users are still vulnerable to cyberattacks. Last year, the tech leader was criticized after a multitude of Apple devices owned by activists, politicians and journalists were all infected with spyware, a type of…

Keep Your Enterprise Data Safe with Proper IT Asset Disposition

Data security is one of the most important aspects of a business, and now that the world has made a digital, remote shift it’s becoming even more crucial. CEOs depend on data security for not only the safety of their employees’ personal information, but the safety of enterprise information as well. Data security helps maintain…

New Chromebook Tool Wipes Data from Used Devices

One of the most important aspects of device resale is data erasure. Most users don’t realize that residual data remains on a device long after use, even after a reset. If retired devices aren’t properly disposed of, personal or company information could become vulnerable to theft. It’s extremely crucial to make sure all data is…

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap (5/16-19/22)

Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including details regarding Microsoft’s new cybersecurity services, a New York EPR bill that was recently announced along with some other legislative updates, how mobile asset management can contribute to a circular economy, and closing the loop on a circular economy in the ITAD space.  Microsoft Offers…

Microsoft Offers New Cybersecurity Services

Now that the majority of businesses have shifted to a hybrid work schedule, many people are using their own electronics while working from home and cybersecurity is becoming more crucial. Because home devices do not typically run security softwares or any protection, they are more susceptible to malware and other cyber threats. However, Microsoft has…