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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 […]

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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.

4 Reasons Your Business Needs an Electronics Recycling Service

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 […]

9 Questions To Ask Your Electronic Device Destruction Service

May 22, 2019

If you’re upgrading any electronic devices or simply getting rid of old technology, it’s extremely important that you dispose of them properly, especially if they hold potentially sensitive information (such as external hard drives or computer systems). Even if you take great care to wipe your devices clean, data can be restored by knowledgeable individuals […]

Who is the Weakest Link in Your Data Protection Process

April 24, 2019

Companies are depending more and more on collecting, organizing, and storing digital data than ever before. Whether it’s customer data, employee data, or general business data, all of it may be very sensitive. As a result, cybersecurity is becoming more important than ever. Businesses of all sizes invest in things like firewalls, anti-virus software, cryptography, […]

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AccuShred has been doing our shredding for several years now, and we couldn’t be happier. We have two of their “bins,” which we fill up with our day-to-day confidential patient information, and AccuShred services it on a monthly basis. This frees up our staff to focus on what they should be doing – providing our […]

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