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, …

Is the Data Storage in Your Smartphone a Window into Your Life?

It seems as though every few months our smartphones are getting smarter and smarter. The ability to provide immediate information, an instant connection, geo-tagging, or even mobile banking has provided a convenience that leaves us wondering how we ever managed without it. Though the technology is ever advancing and making our lives innumerably better, the abundance of information in a …

Trending: Plant-Based Document Destruction Popular Among Businesses

Confidential documents improperly disposed of led to over 30.4 million compromised documents in 2011 (FTC). That is 304,000,000 pieces of paper containing credit card numbers, social security numbers, addresses, names, phone numbers, and the like. To combat paper document leaks, organizations have been enlisting the services of document destruction companies, companies that provide safe and secure document shredding, both mobile …

Macy’s Parade Confetti Is Reason For Outsourcing Shredding

PHOENIX, ARIZONA In response to the highly publicized use of shredded private information as confetti in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) is reminding businesses that discarded shredded material is a security risk. “We’ve known for decades that shredded materials can be reconstructed,” said NAID CEO Robert Johnson. “Now, however, given the processing power …

Data Attacks

Have you ever considered how data is most commonly breached? Taking the time to understand how you are at risk may significantly reduce and perhaps eliminate a data breach in your future. Understanding Your Risks The majority of information compromise comes from hacking followed by data either printed or electronic that is physically lost. The Identity Theft Resource Center (IRTC) …

6 Important Reasons to Shred Confidential Information

You may be asking yourself if it’s really necessary to have a professional document shredding service.  Asking the question is a step in the right direction.  The following six steps outline some of the most important reasons your business can’t afford not to have a professional paper shredder. Why You Need Professional Paper Shredding Services 1.)    It’s the law. The …