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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Hired my Current Shredding Company

September 13, 2021

Full disclosure – I’ve never hired a shredding company. The truth is I own a shredding company, and these are some of the comments we’ve most frequently heard about from customers who hired us to solve a data protection problem for them. Unfortunately, without doing some research ahead of time, you could learn the hard […]

Why Should You Have a Certificate of Destruction?

August 31, 2021

All businesses and organizations are at risk of a data breach that can impact their business and their customers. Most business owners understand that one of the strategies to avoid a potential data breach is secure document destruction, but they feel that an in-office shredder is enough. If you shred your own sensitive documents, is […]

An Update on the LinkedIn Data Breach

August 24, 2021

Social media can be a playground for cybercriminals. These thieves have become so sophisticated, they can glean your personal data from sites without even hacking into a system. This is exactly what happened with the recent LinkedIn data breach. In fact, there wasn’t a breach at all. Instead, users’ data was “scraped” and then put […]

Partnering with a Data Destruction Service Can Increase Productivity

July 27, 2021

Some small and mid-sized businesses assume that managing their data destruction services in-house will save them money. It seems feasible that someone on the staff can take care of document and data destruction in addition to their current duties and it won’t take much time. However, attempting to handle your data destruction services in-house can […]

Are Your Remote Employees Careful Enough with Company Information?

July 23, 2021

Some businesses have allowed employees to work remotely for years, while others were thrust into this new reality without preparation. No matter what the circumstances, remote workers come with an increased security risk, and businesses need to make sure they are prepared to keep their information secure.

Choose the Right Corporate Data Destruction Service for Your Business

June 21, 2021

Most businesses understand the need for shredding their sensitive documents. Some businesses will attempt to handle their shredding needs in-house, but this comes at a much greater security risk. In-house shredders available for businesses are not as effective or secure, and there is a much greater risk for human error. It is far better for […]

Benefits of an Internal Data Privacy Assessment

June 14, 2021

Many small businesses think that they are at a lower risk for a data breach due to their size or the nature of their business. However, a business of any size can be a good target for data theft, and all companies need to take that risk seriously. If you don’t know where your weak […]

Personal Information Exposed Through Recent Geico Data Breach

May 24, 2021

The risk of a data breach is always looming, and this was once again brought to everyone’s attention by a large company under cyber-attack. Geico was the target of a data breach targeting customer information. Any company can be at risk and businesses need to be vigilant in keeping their security up-to-date. As a business […]

Short Term Remote Work Requires Secure and Responsible E-Waste Destruction

May 18, 2021

E-waste is the aftermath created by discarded electronics. With short-term remote work happening on a grand scale, companies need to be diligent and responsible when disposing of the excess electronics that will no longer be needed once workers are back in the office.

Data Breaches Can Happen On and Off Line. Is Your Business Ready?

April 28, 2021

In the digital world we are living in, hacking and cyber-attacks are a constant threat to businesses big and small. You need to keep your client’s sensitive information safe. But data breaches don’t just happen online, they can happen off line too. This makes data protection even more important. Here is what you need to […]

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Dear Potential AccuShred Customer, I never thought that I would ever have the need to outsource someone to destroy my old patient records. After all, my office manager has a shredder by her desk. After reading an article on the ADA’s website about pending lawsuits against dentists who throw out patient information, however, I decided […]

Brad Barricklow, DDS
Brookview Dental

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