With identity theft and business fraud prevention, it pays to know the facts. In this blog, we dispel several common shredding myths. Myth 1: Storage is Better Than Shredding While it’s true that certain business documents must be kept forever, hoarding every single piece of paper isn’t necessary. Plus, doing so can spell legal and…

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Identity theft rates in the United States are at an all-time high. So, how do you avoid becoming the next victim? In this blog, we offer five tried-and-true tips for protecting your personal data. 1. Avoid Paying at the Pump Your identity is always at risk of being stolen, even when filling your gas tank.…

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Your business creates data, and it must be stored somewhere. But what are you supposed to do with your data storage devices when they expire? In this blog, we offer five reasons to use a hard drive shredding service. 1. Privacy Protection Tossing your old hard drives in a dumpster or donating or selling them…

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When you open your wallet during the holidays, you become more vulnerable to identity theft. That’s why December is National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month. In this blog, we offer 5 tips on how to avoid identity theft during the holiday season. Stay Aware When Shopping Online Experian estimates that 43% of holiday identity…

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Is your business considering ditching its office shredder? Or are you just curious about how a shredding service works? In this blog, we offer an exclusive view of a professional shredding service. Needs Assessment Every business has unique document destruction requirements. A reputable shredding provider offers a comprehensive needs assessment to determine each customer’s compliance…

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Small business data breaches are on the rise.  If you want to protect your business information, you need a shredding company you can trust.  When hiring a shredding company, consider the following criteria: 1. Locally Owned National shredding companies may have large footprints, but they aren’t flexible.  You deserve a shredding company nimble enough to…

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As summer winds down, many businesses start planning how to be more efficient during the fall and winter. Cleaning and organizing your office space is a great place to start. In this blog, we offer five tips for keeping your workspace clutter-free and productive: 1. Clean Your Desk Starting a project is the hardest part.…

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Are you fed up with the effort and time it takes to destroy documents with your paper shredder? Are thoughts of a privacy breach keeping you up at night? If so, you’re ready to outsource your document destruction. Here’s a list of questions to ask when vetting potential shredding providers: What shredding options do you…

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Most businesses recognize how important it is to destroy confidential documents, but few realize the risks of shredding documents in house. In this blog, we highlight those risks so you can protect your clients and employees. Fire Hazards Many organizations don’t understand how using paper shredders can create fire hazards. Paper shredders run on electricity,…

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Today, every business needs to be privacy-centric. It’s much more than an ethical responsibility. State and federal regulations call for discipline when storing, processing, and destroying data. In this blog, we outline several privacy regulations you should know. CCPA The recently passed California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is scheduled to go into effect in 2020.…

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