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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
July 3, 2019
When it comes to your electronics, from computers to your printers, odds are there’s some data stored on them that could be considered sensitive. If you plan on disposing of old electronics because they are outdated or being replaced, you’ll want to make sure they are disposed of securely through the use of a professional data […]
June 12, 2019
Businesses of all sizes deal with sensitive data, whether it’s employee information, customer information, or general company information. You’ll want to do everything you can to protect this information and keep it from getting out or getting stolen. It can be absolutely disastrous if certain sensitive data falls into the wrong hands, after all.
June 5, 2019
There’s a pretty good chance that even if you run a smaller business, you’ve got at least one computer system set up along with an assortment of other electronic devices, such as a printer or an external hard drive. This is at the bare minimum, of course. Eventually, those electronic devices become outdated and you’re […]
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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 […]
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