ERI’s John Shegerian Describes the Importance of Protecting Against Hardware Hacking on Security Unfiltered Podcast

FRESNO, Calif.--()--John Shegerian, Chairman/CEO of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, is a featured guest on the current episode of the Security Unfiltered podcast.

The show, hosted by Joe South, features interviews with leaders in the cybersecurity space to discuss current issues and challenges pertaining to data protection and the prevention of cybercrime. South has more than eight years of experience across several domains of security and weighs in on each episode with his own advice while sharing best practices with his expert guests.

In the current episode, Shegerian discusses his book, The Insecurity of Everything, and the various aspects of hardware security that are often overlooked in today's society, both by consumers as well as businesses.

“It was an honor to talk with Joe and be featured on his excellent and informative podcast, Security Unfiltered, sharing information on the fastest-growing waste stream in the world today, e-waste, as well as the critical and pressing issue of hardware hacking of private data,” said Shegerian. “Protection of privacy has become a greater issue than ever before. It is important that we share vital best practices for protecting digital privacy and security without losing sight of the importance of keeping e-waste out of landfills, and as part of the circular economy.”

ERI is the largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company in the United States. ERI is certified at the highest level by all leading environmental and data security oversight organizations to de-manufacture, recycle, and refurbish every type of electronic device in an environmentally responsible manner. It is the first and only company in its industry to achieve SOC 2 certification for security and data protection. ERI has the capacity to process more than a billion pounds of electronic waste annually at its eight certified locations, serving every zip code in the United States. ERI’s mission is to protect people, the planet and privacy. For more information about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-ERI-DIRECT or visit


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