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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 education and train their personnel. A $20 training video […]

Correctly Destroy Your Digital Property

September 5, 2017

When it comes to information that is stored on a disk or hard drive, information will not be safe just by breaking it in half or taking a hammer to it. The National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change (INECC) recently completed a study that concluded that, in Mexico, only 10% of obsolete electronics discarded […]

Corporate Recycling Programs

July 21, 2017

For some companies, packaging is the largest part of their environmental footprint. “There’s a difference between things being recyclable and actually being recycled,” says Gerry Fishbeck, Vice President of United Resource Recovery Corporation (URRC), one of the largest recyclers in the country.” The U.S. recycling system has many challenges but corporate recycling programs are evolving. […]

Shred Day – August 16, 2016

August 16, 2016

August 16th Monroe County #1 3:00pm-7:00pm Monroe Township Hall

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 […]

The Benefits of Hiring a Document Shredding Company

February 11, 2015

There are multitudinous benefits to hiring a paper shredding service, including the peace of mind that comes with a verified record that the documents have been destroyed. As companies transition into the digital age, they are burdened with the task of securely disposing of paper documents that are no longer needed. A significant amount of […]

How to Protect Your Identity When You Travel

June 12, 2014

Article by Miriam B. Weiner Found at: http://travel.usnews.com/features/How-to-Protect-Your-Identity-When-You-Travel/ One minute, you’re checking your balance as you wait to board your plane; the next, someone else is dipping their hands in your honey pot, leaving you high and dry on what was supposed to be the vacation of a lifetime. Or worse: A few years down […]

4 Ways New Grads Are Vulnerable to Identity Theft

June 4, 2014

By Adam Levin Found at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adam-levin/4-ways-new-grads-are-vuln_b_5354561.html As new graduates climb down from the ivory tower (diploma in hand), many will be facing “real world” transactions for the first time, and they are at risk. Identity-related crimes, bad deals and credit score pitfalls pockmark the road ahead. And for those new grads who are thinking, “It […]

Don’t fall prey to medical identity theft

May 27, 2014

Article by Jason Alderman Found at: http://www.thonline.com/biztimes/articles/article_21d8c910-e296-11e3-a6b6-0017a43b2370.html By now, most people know about the perils of identity theft, where someone steals your personal or financial account information and makes fraudulent charges or opens bogus accounts in your name. Lately, a not-so-new twist has been getting a lot of attention – medical identity theft. That’s where […]

Wiping vs. Destroying Hard Drives

January 21, 2014

A hard drive is a small box inside of computers that contain sensitive information. This information could include usernames, passwords, credit card information, and more. One hard drive can contain hundreds of thousands of files including: financial and tax records, internet purchases, emails, etc. While data-recovery technology continues to advance, data destruction becomes even more […]

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