Shredding and Destruction Best Practices

Shredding is one of the best ways to combat identity theft and business fraud. Still, there are several rules to follow when destroying sensitive personal, financial and medical information. Here are several shredding and destruction best practices to use in your organization: When in Doubt, Destroy Too many organizations get into trouble by tossing confidential…

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Tips for Avoiding Tax Fraud

Tax season and fraud go hand-in-hand. Identity thieves often use stolen business and personal information to file fraudulent tax returns. In this blog, we offer tips for protecting your information from tax fraud. File Early No one enjoys paying taxes; that’s why so many people procrastinate when filing returns. But the longer you wait, the…

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3 Categories of Documents You Should Be Shredding

Some documents must be stored forever, but that doesn’t mean you should hold onto every last piece of paper indefinitely. When it comes to protecting your employees and customers from identity theft, document shredding is just as important as document storage. Below is our helpful list of documents you should shred. Financial Documents Financial documents…

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10 Data Security Tips for Your Business

Data security is an issue that affects small businesses and large corporations equally. As we head into 2018, threats are increasing and breach costs are rising. Preparedness is key. Here are our 10 tips for keeping your data safe and secure: 1. Protect Your WiFi Network You don’t leave the front door to your business…

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Your Questions about Data Destruction, Answered

In today’s digital world, where identity theft and fraud are the norm, destroying old devices containing sensitive information is a must. To get rid of your data securely, you need a data destruction solution. We’re sharing the following data destruction questions and answers to help point you in the right direction: Q: Can I Erase…

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Protecting Your Data in the Wake of the Equifax Breach

The ripple effects from the Equifax breach continue as more individuals learn their personal information was compromised in one of the biggest corporate data breaches to ever occur. If any good has come as a result of the incident, it’s that businesses are taking data security more seriously. In this blog, we offer tips for…

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The Basics of Paper Shredding

No matter the size of your business or the services or products it offers, destroying confidential documents is a must. If you’re thinking, “We have a shredding machine for that,” you should know that there’s a right way and wrong way to shred them. In this blog post, we discuss the basics of paper shredding:…

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5 Good Reasons to Invest in On-Site Shredding

On-site shredding is gaining in popularity among businesses as a secure, effective and efficient document destruction solution. A mobile shredding truck operated by a background-screened technician comes to your business and shreds your documents in a matter of minutes. In this blog post, we offer five good reasons to invest in an on-site shredding service:…

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Tips for Preserving and Protecting Important Business Records

Preserving and protecting business records in the 21st century is a challenge for any business. Vast amounts of documents and data are hard to manage internally with limited staff and office space. Identity theft and business fraud risks are on the rise and compliance requirements are as strict as ever. To navigate these challenges, follow…

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What is HIPAA-Compliant Destruction?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enacted in1996 requires healthcare providers and their business associates to implement physical, administrative and technical safeguards for protected health information (PHI). Twenty years later, the law retains its significant impact on the way businesses handle, transmit and dispose of medical records and data. In this blog, we…

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