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Posts by Sean Fredricks

Legal Shred Announces New Office Location In Island Park, New York

New office expansion enables Legal Shred to accelerate growth in document destruction and identity protection for New York City and Long Island residents and businesses. Legal Shred, the identity protection company, today announced its expansion by opening its 3rd office space, located at 55B Saratoga Blvd., Island Park, NY 11558. The new location brings Legal…

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In-House Office Shredders Cost More Than You May Realize

When it comes to paper shredding, don’t rely on DIY methods & in-house office shredders. Purchasing in-house office shredders may seem like a wise investment, but the reality is that office shredders will cost a lot more in time, overhead expenses, and security, which is a lot more than the original price tag.  Here’s why…

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Dangers of Identity Theft From Within the Home

Home is supposed to be our safe space, but identity theft can happen where we hang our hat. While identity thieves are becoming more sophisticated, methods of stealing personal identification through traditional property crimes are still a concern.  This includes burglary and even theft by those you invite into your home.  Is your home an…

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Data Retention 101: What to Keep, What to Delete

Data retention isn’t about keeping all of your data. It’s knowing what to keep and what to delete permanently. Whether you’re a small business or a corporate enterprise, developing a data retention policy is crucial for cost management, liability, and keeping processes running smoothly. When it comes to electronic data, exactly how much are you…

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Homeowners: Know When to Hire a Shredding Company

Need to clean up your personal documents? Don’t just throw them in the trash. Here’s why homeowners should rely on professional mobile shredding services! Homeowners need to shred sensitive documents for the same reasons businesses do: to protect identity and sensitive information by way of document destruction, rendering information useless. Think about it this way:…

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Have a Home Business? Don’t Discount Document Security

Home-based businesses need a document security plan in place.  Here’s how to start. When it comes to safeguarding document security, the challenge for home-based businesses is there are aren’t enough processes to mitigate risk while generating, using, and sharing documents.  It is up to the home-based business professional to create, secure, and implement a document…

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Data Hoarding? Shred Those Drives and Unused Documents

Data hoarding is just like physical hoarding: it creates useless junk that makes it very difficult to find what we need when we need it.  Shred unused drives and documents! Collecting data, while useful, can quickly become a problem if collection turns into data hoarding.  Organizations have reacted to the data explosion by hoarding data…

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Hard Drive Destruction Myths Debunked

Think hard drive destruction is as easy as using a magnet? Think again. So you have a hard drive that needs to be destroyed, but you’re not sure how to go about it.  There are a lot of myths out there on how to do it yourself, but this is not a job you want…

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Heads Up, Small Businesses: Take Your Data Security Seriously

Small businesses may seem like easy targets when it comes to data theft. Don’t become a statistic. A lack of resources and a false sense of security can make small businesses enticing targets for hackers.  Breaches at large companies make the headlines, but small companies are at risk too.  Don’t be a small business statistic…

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5 Ways to Improve Data Security Today

Don’t wait to improve your data security. Here’s how you can take charge of your data protection today. How safe are you from cyber criminals?  You may have basic virus protection software, or if you run a business, you warn your employees not to open suspicious email attachments.  Strong security goes beyond the bare minimum. …

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