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Hard Drive Shredding Atlanta

September 13, 2012 8:00 pm

Hard Drive Shredding Atlanta Look for a Data Killers truck performing on-site hard drive shredding in Atlanta this week.  Our first customer is a government agency who needs hard drives removed from copiers and then shredded.  The copiers will then be recycled in compliance with all R2 regulations.   From there we go to a large financial institution that needs the... View Article

Destruction of Classified Material

September 11, 2012 7:46 pm

Destruction of Classified Material Destruction of Classified Material – On the anniversary of the attacks on this nation on September 11th, we at Turtle Wings / Data Killers hold all the affected families in our hearts and prayers.  We are thankful that we live in the United States of America where brave people choose to be first responders and serve... View Article

Certified Data Destruction is Mandated

September 11, 2012 6:55 pm

Certified Data Destruction is Mandated Certified Data Destruction is Mandated – In an age when businesses depend more and more on digital media, the risk that sensitive information will end up in the wrong hands has never been greater.  As identity and information theft have been increasingly troublesome, an array of regulations have been established by the federal government in... View Article

Data Killers is compliant with Bank Secrecy Act

August 22, 2012 9:49 pm

Data Killers is compliant with Bank Secrecy Act Data Killers is compliant with Bank Secrecy Act – The Bank Secrecy Act, often abbreviated BSA or referred to as the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act, requires financial institutions to assist the federal government in detecting and preventing tax evasion and money laundering.  This means that financial institutions must keep records and... View Article

Top Five Reasons to Keep E-waste Out of Landfills

August 15, 2012 12:25 am

Top Five Reasons to Keep E-waste Out of Landfills Top Five Reasons to Keep E-waste Out of Landfills Landfills have been known to leach toxic chemicals into water sources and surrounding land. Landfills are stinky and don’t look pretty. It’s against the law in some states to put electronics into landfills. Every time you trash something that should be recycled... View Article

National Geographic E-waste Discussion

August 14, 2012 4:18 pm

National Geographic E-Waste Discussion National Geographic E-Waste Discussion – To anyone who hasn’t yet seen National Geographic’s most recent piece regarding green jobs and e-waste management.  Here at Turtle Wings, our driving force is to keep the harmful e-waste out of ALL landfills both here and abroad. Turtle Wings provides computer recycling services throughout the MD/DC/VA area. We can pick-up... View Article

Do not Cut Corners with your Information Security

August 7, 2012 1:16 am

Do not Cut Corners with your Information Security Do not Cut Corners with your Information Security – “Sequestration” is Congress’ latest plan to balance the national budget. These across-the-board cuts begin January 1st, 2013 and affect every department and agency.  Theoretically these cuts will save over a trillion dollars over the course of 10 years.  However, there are lots of... View Article

Data Destruction and Erasure Options

July 31, 2012 7:32 am

Data Destruction and Erasure Options Which Data Destruction and Erasure Options are Best for You – As a branch of the U.S Department of Commerce, The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was established in order improve “measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.” In the fall of 2006, the Department of Homeland Security... View Article

Turtle Wings Electronics Recycling Re-certified

July 24, 2012 12:56 pm

Turtle Wings Electronics Recycling Re-certified Turtle Wings Electronics Recycling Re-certified – Turtle Wings (dba Data Killers) recently was awarded WBE re-certification as a woman-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. Additionally, Turtle Wings was awarded WOSB certification by WBENC, who is an approved SBA third party certifier.  Turtle Wings offers electronics recycling and data destruction services nationwide. The... View Article

There is more than one way to destroy your data

July 20, 2012 2:51 am

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The team at Data Killers loved this week's Breaking Bad episode where Jesse and Walt try to degauss a laptop! We think their idea on degaussing is very creative! However, if you need a more professional approach to degaussing hard drives, degaussing tapes or any type of degaussing, please call Data Killers!