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When a Data Breach Occurs from the Inside

February 15, 2021

Your organization has, most likely, company policies on cybersecurity and data protection, and you may think you are well protected by your due diligence. Many data breaches slide under the radar because they occur due to employee negligence. It is more important than ever that you take the time to ensure that your employees understand […]

The Most Important Thing You Can Do When Discarding Old Computers

January 28, 2021

When your business is cleaning out old equipment or upgrading to new hardware, you’ll want to be sure your old computer parts are completely destroyed. Most business owners know that their hard drives are full of sensitive personal information: bank records, employee records with social security numbers, customer information, tax records, and more. Obviously business […]

Insurance Companies are Often a Target of Cyber Attacks

January 13, 2021

Financial companies and healthcare facilities have been known to attract would-be cyber criminals. As such, these industries recognize their attractiveness due to the information they hold, and are becoming more secure. Insurance companies are now being recognized as a vulnerable target, and are being advised to tighten their cyber security measures.

Protect Your Company by Knowing What to Shred

December 30, 2020

Most business owners understand the importance of data and information security, and that involves understanding what documents need to be destroyed and the most effective procedure for secure paper shredding. Human error is the most common cause of data breaches, and business owners and managers need to ensure that their employees understand how to protect […]

What is NAID Certification and How Does it Affect Your Data?

December 10, 2020

When looking for a data destruction provider, you may see that certain companies will market themselves as NAID certified. As a potential customer, you may wonder if NAID certification is something you need to be concerned with. Will a NAID certified company really make a difference in your document destruction?

Phishing Emails are Becoming More Sophisticated

November 16, 2020

Phishing emails are becoming more sophisticated, and cyber security best practices need to adjust to reflect that change. As a business owner, it can be frustrating to see that your employees are falling victim to phishing emails.

The Big Debate: Shred or Erase Your Business Hard Drives

October 28, 2020

Eliminating any and all risks for a data breach is the best way to make sure that your business, your clients, and your reputation are truly safe from any potential infringements. You know the risks of data theft. Your company is at risk, your clients are at risk, and your reputation will definitely take a […]

7 Cyber Security Tips for Your Home Office

October 14, 2020

At the office, most of us don’t think about security risk, but when working from home, it’s important that employees and employers understand the security risks of working remotely. With so many of us working from home due to Covid-19, the home office has become a major target for cybercrime. By incorporating cyber security best […]

How Improperly Handled IT Assets Affect Your Business

September 29, 2020

If your company has a data breach, you know it will cost you. It will hurt your company financially, and it will negatively impact your reputation. Hiring a company who specializes in data destruction, and is invested in protecting your data, is the right choice for securing your sensitive data. The right company has the […]

How to Dispose of Old Business Records Securely

September 21, 2020

Your business will accumulate paperwork quickly. Employee information, tax papers, financial statements, business records, and much more will fill your filing system quickly. These days, many companies chose to scan certain paperwork, but even electronic information will accumulate. To keep your data secure, it’s important to know both how long to keep business records, and […]

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Horizon’s Planning Corp. - April 19, 2021

3:00pm-6:00pm

Location: 6933, 250 W Eisenhower Pkwy #140, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

City of Sylvania - April 24, 2021

9:00am-1:00pm

Location: Sylvania Courthouse parking lot (with electronics)  

BBB - May 1, 2021

9:00am-1:00pm

Location: (Former) Sears Westgate parking lot, 3408 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606 (with electronics)
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AccuShred is very personable and friendly. They are always on time and patient with us when getting our mounds of paper. We highly recommend them!

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Financial Strategies Group

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