Data Destruction: Choosing the Right Solution for Your Business

July 27, 2023

Hiring a data destruction company is a smart decision for your business. Your company’s data security depends on secure data destruction. However, not all data destruction companies are the same. If you simply search for shredding services and pick the first one on the list, the cheapest one, or the one in your office park […]

What Elements Should Be in Your Disaster Recovery Plan?

July 6, 2023

No one wants to think that their business will need a disaster plan, but as the saying goes, it’s better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it. Some companies will be lucky and remain unscathed throughout their years in business, but others will not. In the case […]

AI Chatbots and Privacy Concerns: Balancing the Benefits and the Risks

June 28, 2023

With the new prevalence of AI chatbots, many are torn between excitement over what this means for the future of productivity and concerns over privacy. AI Chatbots can increase productivity in the workplace, but it’s a balancing act between compliance with data security best practices and enjoying the benefits of leveraging AI to help out […]

How to Avoid Common Mistakes in Data Security Best Practices

June 21, 2023

Most of the time, a data breach isn’t caused by a sophisticated attack, but by a simple mistake in data security. Whether it is falling for a phishing scam, getting lazy with password creation, mishandling data, or letting unauthorized users access devices, a simple mistake can cause a massive problem. Avoiding these mistakes can save […]

The Cost of a Data Breach: Understanding the Financial and Reputational Risks

May 31, 2023

Data breaches can cause significant financial and reputational risks for businesses no matter how large or small. A data breach occurs when confidential or sensitive information is accessed, disclosed, or stolen without authorization. The information can be anything from personal data, such as customer and staff names, addresses, and social security numbers, to intellectual property, […]

Maximizing Security: How Data Destruction Companies Can Help Businesses Stay Compliant

May 25, 2023

Protecting your data is not only important for the health of your business, security of your clients, and overall peace of mind, it can also help your business stay compliant with legal regulations. While certain industries have stricter requirements than others, many industries will face hefty fines or be held legally responsible for data breaches. […]

The Human Factor: How Employee Training and Awareness Can Help Prevent Data Breaches

May 10, 2023

All businesses want to trust their employees, and most people would never knowingly put the business they work for at risk. The real truth is that human error is responsible for the vast majority of company data breaches. We are all aware of cyberattacks, but most of us also think we are too smart to […]

How to Identify a Text Message Scam

May 3, 2023

Last year there was a record increase in spam text messages. Scammers sent billions of texts and coerced victims out of more than $10 billion collectively. While many of us have gotten more savvy about filtering out email scams, text message scams do manage to fool many, even those of us who think we are […]

How do Password Managers Work?

April 26, 2023

The best way to avoid a hacker breaking into your online accounts and accessing your information is a strong password. We all know our passwords should be long, complex, and incorporate a variety of letters, numbers, and symbols. It’s a good idea not to use the same password for multiple accounts, but realistically, most of […]

Keeping You Informed: Tax Refund Scams to Watch for in 2023

March 29, 2023

Tax season, for many, is one of the most stressful times of the year. After all, not only do you have a deadline by which you have to file your taxes, you have to worry about collecting all of your financial information and ensuring that you file everything correctly. This can be particularly overwhelming if […]

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The Law Offices of Richard A. Chase have been using AccuShred now for over 20 years! They have helped us with everything from quarterly maintenance to large purges of various types of documents, electronics, etc. The staff is always friendly and accommodating and Tim has always gone above and beyond with his customer service. We […]

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