Amidst a complex regulatory landscape, keeping your business compliant can be a challenge. In this blog, we highlight several state and federal laws that may affect your business: California Civil Code 1798.81 California 1798.81 requires businesses to “take all reasonable steps to dispose, or arrange for the disposal, of customer records” that contain “personal information…

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Are unwanted and expired documents creating problems for your business? Do you worry whether your confidential files are being exposed to prying eyes? Routine document destruction can remedy your concerns. In this blog, we explain the benefits of scheduled shredding. Productivity In-house shredding is detrimental to productivity. A scheduled shredding service helps you focus on…

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As privacy protection specialists, our customers ask us many questions, and we love answering them! In this blog, we answer the top hard drive shredding questions. Q: By law, do I have to destroy my hard drives? A: Privacy protection standards for companies that collect and distribute PII and PHI are mandated by the following…

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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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