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COVID-19: Message to AccuShred’s Valued Customers

March 19, 2020

As a business, we have always been deeply committed to putting our customers, their information, and our team first. Like so many, we have been gaining a new understanding of COVID-19 and how it affects our customers, employees and communities.

AccuShred Named Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio

December 13, 2019

Toledo, Ohio, (December 16, 2019) – AccuShred, a data security and electronics recycling company headquartered in Toledo, was named the Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist at the 32nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards luncheon held by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio (AFPNWO).  The award ceremony honors individuals and organizations who have significantly contributed to the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Training Staff in HIPAA Regulations

September 7, 2017

Most breaches of protected health information (PHI) are related to human error, underscoring the need for medical practices to develop and maintain rigorous training programs for employees so they comply with HIPAA regulations. However, when it comes to training, these organizations are not doing enough to educate and train their personnel. A $20 training video […]

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 […]

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Upcoming Shred Days

BBB - October 10, 2020

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Location: (Former) Sears Westgate parking lot, 3408 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606
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Tim with AccuShred is exceptionally professional and informative. We have used AccuShred for over five years and highly recommend their services.

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