Nowadays data contained in digital media are one of the most important value factors in business organizations and administrations. From personal data to strategic commercial data, both from product and from customers, and several others according to the use that has been assigned to the IT asset within the organization.
All this carries a great responsibility and its connections might be diverse. The data holder is responsible for the data until the final phase of destruction and elimination. The final management of both the computer asset and the waste must imply compliance with the Environmental and Data Protection Regulations. Failure to comply with these regulations can have serious consequences for organizations and their managers.
It is imperative to have policies and protocols that offer guarantees to companies that their data and assets are managed safely, complying with the existing legal regulations at any time.
Organizations must be selective when identifying which companies are offering all guarantees in the compliance with these regulations.