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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 […]

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 […]

AccuShred Named Most Influential Paper Shredding Twitter Account

May 25, 2016

Paper shredding focused blog, Shredder-in-a-Box, applauds AccuShred’s Twitter content by including them in recent article: Top 20 Most Influential Paper Shredding Twitter Accounts  Toledo, OH – AccuShred, an information destruction and electronics recycling company headquartered in Toledo, has recently been named a Top 20 Most Influential Paper Shredding Twitter Account by Shredder-in-a-Box. The industry blog […]

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 […]

Agbogbloshie: From Toxic E-Waste Dump to Model Recycling Center

November 25, 2014

Article and picture from: http://www.blacksmithinstitute.org/blog/photos-transforming-agbogbloshie-from-toxic-e-waste-dump-into-model-recycling-center/ On October 9, 2014, Agbogbloshie, Accra, Ghana, “a digital dumping ground,” is about to get cleaner with the opening of a new facility for handling e-waste. This is a pilot project new e-waste recycling facility that really could transform the way recyclers work in Agbogbloshie because right now it is […]

18 Precautions Against Identity Theft for College Students

August 27, 2014

From: Why College Students Are at High Risk of Identity Theft Article from the Financial Times Press, written by Steve Weisman. http://www.ftpress.com/articles/article.aspx?p=2141481 It is an unfortunate fact of life today that we are all vulnerable to identity theft because even if you are taking all necessary precautions, you may become a victim due to a […]

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