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Partnering with a Data Destruction Service Can Increase Productivity

July 27, 2021

Some small and mid-sized businesses assume that managing their data destruction services in-house will save them money. It seems feasible that someone on the staff can take care of document and data destruction in addition to their current duties and it won’t take much time. However, attempting to handle your data destruction services in-house can […]

Short Term Remote Work Requires Secure and Responsible E-Waste Destruction

May 18, 2021

E-waste is the aftermath created by discarded electronics. With short-term remote work happening on a grand scale, companies need to be diligent and responsible when disposing of the excess electronics that will no longer be needed once workers are back in the office.

The Most Important Thing You Can Do When Discarding Old Computers

January 28, 2021

When your business is cleaning out old equipment or upgrading to new hardware, you’ll want to be sure your old computer parts are completely destroyed. Most business owners know that their hard drives are full of sensitive personal information: bank records, employee records with social security numbers, customer information, tax records, and more. Obviously business […]

How to Dispose of Old Business Records Securely

September 21, 2020

Your business will accumulate paperwork quickly. Employee information, tax papers, financial statements, business records, and much more will fill your filing system quickly. These days, many companies chose to scan certain paperwork, but even electronic information will accumulate. To keep your data secure, it’s important to know both how long to keep business records, and […]

Discover the AccuShred Difference

January 30, 2020

When it comes to running a business, security is an incredibly important matter that shouldn’t be dismissed. Security doesn’t just refer to your physical location — it refers to your data as well. These days, everyone has sensitive data that could compromise the security of their business, their employees, their partners, and their customers. For […]

Why is a Secure Chain of Custody Crucial for Data Destruction Security

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 […]

What is Your Data Breach Response Plan?

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, […]

Securing and Disposing of Sensitive Data The Right Way

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 […]

Electronic Asset Disposal: How To Safeguard Your Information

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 […]

Top Information Security Threats in the Office

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.

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