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Posts by Sean Fredricks

Apple Device Recycling 101

While mobile devices have certainly become part of our daily life, the truth of the matter is these gadgets have a lifespan. Apple in particular is notorious for rolling out newer models as their technology improves, creating a lot of obsolete or useless devices that owners may not know how to properly recycle. Here’s what…

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Certificate of Destruction: Do You Need Really Need One?

A certificate of destruction is a formal statement that summarizes the steps that were taken by the shredding company in the disposal of your documents. Here’s why that’s important. In an effort to adhere to compliance standards and document destruction laws, businesses and residential customers often need assistance from a professional document destruction company. By…

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Take Control Of Your Digital Footprint

Your digital footprint is always growing, so how can you keep it under control? Because we’re so much more connected than we used to be, our digital footprint is vulnerable because of potential employers, recruiters, law enforcement, and online banking, shopping, and more.  When you visit a website, the website logs your IP address. When…

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Why It’s Never a Good Idea To Toss Your Old Cell Phone

Even when you destroy a SIM card, your old cell phone still retains data.  Don’t toss this piece of equipment in the trash. The consumer gadget market makes it painfully obvious that mobile devices have a lifespan.  While cell phones are certainly lasting longer than previous counterparts, legacy cell phones end up becoming clutter in…

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Data Security Mistakes and How To Protect Your Business

Are you guilty of making these technology and data security mistakes? The number of successful data breaches is growing thanks to the increased attack surfaces created by more complex IT environments, widespread adoption of cloud services, and the sophisticated nature of cybercriminals.  Thankfully, security breaches are preventable so long as organizations avoid these common pitfalls,…

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Top Trends in Data Security

How safe is our information online and how can we protect ourselves?  Here are the top trends in data security… With a record number of leaks, hacks, and breaches, 2017 proved to be the worst year for network security. Unfortunately, 2018 is not off to a better start.  Cambridge Analytica gained access to private information…

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General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR: What You Need to Know

Learn about the General Data Protection Regulation and the requirements for GDPR compliance. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the Data Protection Directive in Spring 2018 as the primary law regulating how companies protect EU citizens’ personal data.  If you run a business in the U.S., why should you care? While it’s true…

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Spring Cleaning? Don’t Forget to Shred

Ensure that old media and paper files are properly disposed of by relying on a professional document destruction service this spring. Spring is finally here, and it’s the perfect time to go through all of your unused and unneeded documents and electronics that can potentially put you at risk for identity theft. A clean office…

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