New York: 1-844-SHRED-00
NJ/PA: 1-888-SHRED-58
CT/MA/RI: 1-888-SHRED-95

Posts by Sean Fredricks

ICYMI: Chain of Custody, Purge Shredding and More

Here’s what you missed on the Legal Shred blog this month. Document Storage: Keeping Information Secure While many thieves scour the Internet for personal information, some still rely on old-fashioned methods, like mail theft and trash digging.  This is why it is imperative for businesses to keep current and old documents properly secured and stored…

Read More

What Is Managed Records Storage?

Managed records storage is the practice of maintaining the records of an organization from the time they are created up to their eventual disposal. This may include classifying, storing, securing, and destruction of records.  As the requirements for records management continue to change, practices need to stay updated on the latest regulations and ensure that…

Read More

Paper Shredding 101: 5 Things You Need to Know

Workplace Identity Protection

Regular document and media destruction is a valuable asset to protecting your company’s brand, reputation, and identity. Here are the shredding basics when it comes to working with a shredding company. Companies and people alike have fallen victim to identity theft and scams because of loss of information that a person used off of a…

Read More

Strip-cut Shredding vs. Cross-Cut: What’s the Difference?

The two main types of shredders in the document shredding industry are strip cut and cross-cut shredders. Here are the main differences between the two. Perhaps you’re one of the fortunate consumers or businesses that has never had to deal with identity theft, but don’t think for a minute that it’s because of luck.  Identity…

Read More

Chain of Custody: What is It and Why Does It Matter?

Chain of custody ensures your document shredding is done right. Here’s what you need to know. Organizations are connected internally and externally—the data stored in the hardware, software, applications, and documents are your assets, and so are your gates, doors, and buildings that are being used throughout the daily operations. When you have an established…

Read More

Purge Shredding: What Is It?

One-time purge service is designed for customers who have a large quantity of documents that need destruction.  Here’s why this is a huge benefit to small businesses. Did you know that small businesses are 10 times less likely to have an information security system set up than large businesses?  This oversight can have a significant…

Read More

Keeping Information Secure With Proper Document Storage

There are many ways to ensure that your secure documents remain that way, whether you are dealing with electronic or hard copies. Here’s how to secure and store your sensitive documents. Identity theft cases across the U.S. are on the rise, which is why it’s important for businesses to take the proper precautions to protect…

Read More

Keep Your Mobile Device Safe With These Data Security Tips

Why you need to secure your mobile device and how to best protect your information. Smartphones and mobile devices are a one-stop payment, personal health, work, gaming, productivity, texting, and social media-using machine.  We use them to do just about everything, from mobile banking to navigating new places, to emailing out last-minute notes on a…

Read More

Visual Hacking: What It Is and How to Prevent It

Visual hacking is a security threat that is often overlooked. This is the act of stealing information by simple observation and it’s success rates are as high as 90%. Here’s what you need to know. Perhaps you lock up your files, keep your digital data under lock and key, and authenticate users around your office…

Read More