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SCW has been serving the Spokane Valley area since 1997, providing IT Support such as helpdesk support, computer support, and technical consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Improperly Disposing of a Hard Drive Can Threaten Your Security

Improperly Disposing of a Hard Drive Can Threaten Your Security

No technology lasts forever. Your business will need to replace server hardware or workstations eventually, no matter how well you take care of it. However, what do you do with the hard drive of any device that you have to replace? If you don’t take action to destroy your old hard drive (after moving any data off of it as needed), you could be in violation of various compliance guidelines issued by HIPAA.

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Windows XP Steals the Spotlight in US Presidential Election

Windows XP Steals the Spotlight in US Presidential Election

One of the candidates in the U.S. Presidential race recently brought their doctor into the spotlight after citing a glowing health report in a letter regarding their own health. While this letter garnered quite a bit of attention for the candidate, the attention the story brought Dr. Harold Bornstein some scrutiny as well; under which it was revealed that the doctor still runs Windows XP.

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