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Is Your Business Vulnerable To A Breach In 2019

March 19, 2019

People are becoming more and more tech-savvy over the years. While this is generally a good thing, it also means that cybercrime is on the rise. It’s why so many businesses are investing in cybersecurity. Large corporations invest millions into their cybersecurity because they know that they have potentially millions to lose if they were […]

SMB Face Costs of up to 2.5 Million After a Data Breach

March 5, 2019

The importance of cybersecurity in this day and age cannot be overstated. All businesses, both big and small, depend on the security of their computer systems and networks to protect valuable data, from customer information to business information. Unfortunately, a lot of SMBs (smaller to mid-sized businesses) have not invested nearly enough resources into cybersecurity […]

What is Personally Identifiable Information?

February 19, 2019

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is information that can be used to identify an individual. In your business, you may deal with PII every day, and ultimately it’s your responsibility to keep it from falling into the wrong hands. Failure to do so can cause immense difficulties for clients and employees, and will almost certainly result […]

Are You A Target For Identity Theft?

December 18, 2018

  Identity theft is no laughing matter. Each year more than 13 million people have their identities stolen and used for illicit activity. Most often thieves gain access to your payment card or financial information and use it to make purchases without your consent, although some thieves take it a step further by opening new […]

Secure Your Office Electronic Data in 4 Simple Steps

December 4, 2018

Storing data electronically may be more secure than having reams of files and papers, but it’s not impenetrable. Without effort on your part, someone with the right knowledge and a little dedication could easily gain access to your sensitive electronic data. This opens your business up to a personal loss as well as a legal […]

6 Ways Your Data Isn’t Gone When You Erase Your Hard Drive

November 27, 2018

If you have digital data that you want to get rid of permanently, you need to be careful in making sure that you delete all traces. In this day and age, getting rid of data can be more difficult than it seems. For example, if you have an old external hard drive with data on […]

How Complex Do Your Passwords Need To Be?

November 7, 2018

Your passwords protect all kinds of data online, from your email account to online bank accounts and more. Having your password stolen from one of these sites could end up setting off many issues, like having purchases made in your name, having your identity stolen, or having your sensitive information exposed.

The Equifax Data Breach

September 29, 2017

One of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, Equifax, exposed 143 million American’s sensitive and personal information in a data breach. The breach lasted from mid-May through July. The hackers accessed people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. They also stole credit card numbers for about […]

India’s Informal Market

September 27, 2017

India’s informal electronic market is influenced by hundreds of thousands of people who collect unregistered recycled goods. Over 90 percent of India’s e-scrap enters the informal sector for processing, according to a national assessment and follow-up studies by nonprofit groups and academic institutions. In fact, the Seelampur slum, many call home, has become one of India’s most […]

Correctly Destroy Your Digital Property

September 5, 2017

When it comes to information that is stored on a disk or hard drive, information will not be safe just by breaking it in half or taking a hammer to it. The National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change (INECC) recently completed a study that concluded that, in Mexico, only 10% of obsolete electronics discarded […]

Upcoming Shred Days

City of Sylvania, April 20, 2019

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Sylvania Municipal Building, 6730 Monroe St. #201, Sylvania, OH 43560

Horizons Planning, April 22, 2019

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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

BBB, May 4, 2019

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: (Former) Sears Westgate parking lot, 3408 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606
All Days and Details

Testimonials

AccuShred has been doing our shredding for several years now, and we couldn’t be happier. We have two of their “bins,” which we fill up with our day-to-day confidential patient information, and AccuShred services it on a monthly basis. This frees up our staff to focus on what they should be doing – providing our […]

Dr. Magnus A. Wilson, DDS
Cambridge Dental Group

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