The Small Office Shredder: Friend or Foe?

Junk mail, receipts, business paperwork, credit card statements, and healthcare information—the list goes on and on. But the bottom line is it’s all paperwork that needs to be shredded. You know better than to discard personal information that could be used to commit identity theft in the trash, but is tackling it with your small office shredder really any better? …

Mobile Shredding or Shredding at Our Facility

What’s best for your business? Secure paper shredding is a necessity for companies of all sizes. If left exposed, billing information, patient records, or simply a misprinted form can become a risk for your company. DataShield is dedicated to meeting your needs by delivering custom document destruction solutions. We give you options when it comes to shredding confidential documents. All …

3 Reasons to Purge Sensitive Data

3 Reasons to Purge Sensitive Data: Save Time and Money According to Business Insider, the average cost of a single data breach is over $7 million. This includes the cost to resolve the attack, regulatory fines, legal costs, and notification costs. Purging sensitive data—personal data or business data—once or twice a year with DataShield costs way less than $7 million. …

2016 National Association of Information Destruction Conference

Last week four members of the DataShield Team attended NAID’s annual conference in Orlando, FL. As AAA NAID Certified providers it is our job to keep up to date on everything that involves information security so you don’t have to. After attending many sessions and talking to colleagues from around the country and the globe there is no doubt that …

DataShield Acquires Kearney’s Shred N Store

DataShield, Nebraska’s fastest growing information security company, and Shred N Store, announce plans to merge as DataShield acquires the Kearney-based shredding company. As of July, 1, 2015, DataShield is servicing all Shred N Store accounts. Owners Bill Olson and his son Jon, chose DataShield due to the fact it’s nationally certified, locally owned and has a record of reliable service. …

Vet Your Professional Shredding Services: 6 Questions to Ask

An increasing number of sophisticated cyber attacks have corporations and Internet security experts on high alert. But information security goes beyond phishing schemes, malware, or hackers stealing valuable information from the wired world. Less-refined data breaches play out in the workplace every day with equally devastating results. Stolen laptops with access to customer information, work orders thrown in the trash, …

5 Common Tax Scams Leading to Identity Theft

Tax season, for many people, means a nice, big refund check. For others, it means getting scammed. Tax identity theft occurs when identity thieves use a legitimate taxpayer’s identity to fraudulently file a tax return and claim a refund. The IRS is aware of this growing concern, but unfortunately, tax returns still get divvied out to thieves in identity theft …

Mobile Paper Shredding Services or Plant-Based Destruction: Which is Best for You?

Paper shredding services are essential if you run or own a company. All documents produced by a company from emails, financial statements, memos, and even notes contain classified information that must be withheld from competitors, the public, and even from your own personnel. When the time comes to discard this confidential information, hopefully, your first choice is a professional document …

Is Document Destruction More Than Just Paper Shredding?

Last year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade made headlines for using confidential police documents as confetti. The shredded documents were found on the street and contained identifiable information about Nassau County police officers. Initially, the concern was that a 3rd party paper shredding company had sold the paper shred to be used as confetti. It was later discovered that an employee …