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AccuShred Receives a 2018 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics

June 5, 2018

Recognized for their exceptional level of ethics and integrity in business The Better Business Bureau (Northwest Ohio) Torch Awards for Ethics is an annual event, recognizing companies who display an outstanding level of ethics and integrity in all their business dealings. These companies are known for generating a high level of trust among their employees, […]

The Equifax Breach Exposed More Information Than Previously Reported

February 21, 2018

Thought the Equifax data breach story was over? Think again. Additional information, including tax IDs and details on individual driver’s licenses may have been accessed in the hack according to documents provided to the Senate Banking Committee per CNN. In the original announcement, Equifax reported that some driver’s license numbers were compromised. However, they’re now […]

Toledo-based AccuShred Gives More Than $100,000 to Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio

January 30, 2018

Toledo, Ohio – January 30, 2018 –  AccuShred, LCC, a high-security data destruction company providing services to clients in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, is proud to announce it has surpassed $100,000 in donations to Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio over the last seven years. The ShredCancer program, which was implemented in 2011, was the first […]

We’ve Raised Nearly $100,000 Towards Breast Cancer Research

November 30, 2017

Years ago, in collaboration with the Susan G. Komen® organization of Northwest Ohio, we established the Shred Cancer program. This program was the first of its kind in the country for a document destruction company. As a participant, you establish a donation amount of your choosing and we’ll match it dollar-for-dollar every time we pick […]

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 […]

Healthcare Security Breaches Extend to 300% Increase Over Three Years

February 15, 2017

2016 has been a year jam-packed with cyber-attacks on the healthcare industry. According to a comprehensive report by TrapX Labs, cyber-attackers are now responsible for 31.42% of all major HIPAA data breaches reported in 2016 – a 300% increase over the last three years alone. Per Moshe Ben Simon, co-founder and Vice President of TrapX […]

AccuShred is Expanding – We’ve Added Another Truck to the Fleet!

February 1, 2017

We’ve been busy at the AccuShred facility lately! To keep up with our growing business, we’ve recently added a 2017 Hino truck with a twenty-six-foot box to our fleet. This brings our fleet total to six trucks – three mobile trucks and three collection trucks. Have a look at our newly branded 2017 Hino truck: […]

Canadian Government Experiences Over 10,000 Document Security Incidents

December 9, 2016

The Canadian government experienced a massive spike in secure document mishandling since Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau came into office. The current administration has reported more than 10,000 incidents. The highest number of incidents took place in Public Services and Procurement Canada, which reported 2,912 cases of documents not handled between November 4, 2015 and September […]

The Future of Cybersecurity: Required State-wide Programs for Financial Institutions

September 29, 2016

If you’ve been following our blog lately, you may have noticed our emphasis on cybersecurity. There’s good reason for that – cybercrime rates are increasing significantly year-to-year. In fact, according to Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report, at the close of 2015, the world experienced the largest data breach ever publicly reported. 191 million records […]

Nate Segall Appointed as a Director on the NWHC Board

April 16, 2015

We are pleased to announce that the NAID Board of Directors has appointed our very own Nate Segall of AccuShred in Toledo, Ohio to serve as a director on the NAID Worldata Holding Company Board (NWHC). The NWHC is a member-owned subsidiary which oversees the association’s activities relate to Downstream Data Coverage. Downstream Data Coverage […]

Upcoming Shred Days

Monroe County #2, September 29, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Bedford Township Hall, 8100 Jackman Rd, Temperance, MI 48182
All Days and Details

Testimonials

ExpressBill, Inc. would like to extend their gratitude to AccuShred for handling all of ExpressBill’s secure document destruction. This has helped us become compliant with the new HIPAA laws regarding personal health information. Working with you made our transition into the secure document destruction business seamless. You were very informative and helpful in regard to […]

Chris Finnegan, Production Manager
Emdeon
Toledo, OH

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