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AccuShred Named Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio

December 13, 2019

Toledo, Ohio, (December 16, 2019) – AccuShred, data security and electronics recycling company headquartered in Toledo, was named the Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist at the 32nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards luncheon held by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio (AFPNWO).  The award ceremony honors individuals and organizations who have significantly contributed to the welfare […]

Why is a Secure Chain of Custody Crucial for Data Destruction Security

December 9, 2019

Companies often need to upgrade their IT equipment. The upgrading process involves getting rid of the old infrastructure and erasing the data contained therein. Unfortunately, many businesses don’t know how to dispose of old hard drives properly, and this results in data security issues. Without a secure chain of custody, you can’t keep track of […]

What are the Financial Consequences of a Data Breach?

November 20, 2019

Cybercrime has increased significantly over the last decade as the dependence on IT has grown within businesses of all sizes. In fact, many cybercriminals target smaller and mid-sized companies in particular because criminals know they don’t have as much to invest in their cybersecurity efforts. According to the Ponemon Institute, the global average cost of […]

Keys To Identifying The Right Data Protection Services

November 6, 2019

Shredding old electronic devices, such as old computer systems, external hard drives, and printers are the only way that you’re going to ensure that any sensitive data that was once stored on these systems is properly eliminated. When old electronic devices aren’t properly destroyed, their data can still be retrieved using specialized software. As a […]

Do You Have to Report a Data Breach?

October 24, 2019

If you have any kind of online presence, store data on your computer systems, or use email regularly throughout your organization, then odds are you have some kind of cybersecurity in place, such as firewalls, anti-virus software, or basic security protocol that employees must be trained in.

Can I Safely Destroy Electronic Data?

October 17, 2019

  As a business in the modern world, odds are you no longer rely solely on physical paperwork and documents to store your company’s information. Most businesses, even the smallest ones, store their data on hard drives. This electronic data includes potentially sensitive information, such as personal client and business partner information, customer credit card […]

What is Your Data Breach Response Plan?

September 23, 2019

Despite your best cybersecurity efforts and thoughtfully crafted data handling policies, data breaches can still occur. In fact, hackers often go after smaller businesses for the simple reason that they aren’t as capable of investing a significant amount of resources into cybersecurity as bigger companies are. Because a data breach can be a serious problem, […]

Securing and Disposing of Sensitive Data The Right Way

September 10, 2019

Insufficient data security protocols really do have the potential to lead to a significant financial loss or even the closing of your business. Use your mind’s eye to envision a situation in which a hacker or disgruntled employee accesses your system, pilfers your data (including client information) and sells it on the black market. You […]

Identity Theft Can Happen Anywhere – Even In Space

August 27, 2019

Identity theft is on the rise all around the globe, but who knew it was also happening from space.

Can I Erase My Hard Drive With Data Destruction?

August 20, 2019

As a business, odds are you store a lot of information on your computer’s hard drive. This information can be very sensitive — it can include everything from the social security numbers of your employees to the credit card information of your customers. You may even have trade secrets stored on your computers.

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I would like to thank you for the service that AccuShred provided our company for the past six years. Due to the high demand for confidentiality in the financial planning business, your service of shredding all of our records on-site met all of our requirements. We were on a six-week schedule and every time that we […]

Jackie DuVall Office
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R. Bruce Foster Financial Services, Inc.

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