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Hard Drive Destruction

What Happens To Shredded Paper?

Florida Shredding Services

When it’s time to get rid of paper waste, is it better to recycle or to shred?  With document destruction, it’s not a question of choosing – you can do both! While paper is a necessity across nearly every industry, it has become quite the enemy because of its overabundance.  Paper is just a given;…

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What Is A Data Breach and How Can You Protect Yourself?

The latest online hack at Equifax, which has compromised the personal information of as many as 143 million Americans has left many baffled as to how companies protect the information of their customers.  Equifax has created a security website detailing the breach and offering advice on follow-up actions for consumers.  People’s names, Social Security numbers,…

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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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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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Hard Disc Drive Vs. Solid State Drive Destruction

THIS MONTH, LEGAL SHRED IS LOOKING AT THE BENEFITS OF HARD DRIVE SHREDDING AND WHY IT IS THE SAFEST, MOST SECURE WAY TO ENSURE THAT YOUR OLD AND OBSOLETE HARD DRIVES ARE RENDERED UNUSABLE. Solid state drives are not the same as hard drives, and how they’re destroyed is based on how they’re engineered. Solid…

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Degaussing vs. Hard Drive Shredding

THIS MONTH, LEGAL SHRED IS LOOKING AT THE BENEFITS OF HARD DRIVE SHREDDING AND WHY IT IS THE SAFEST, MOST SECURE WAY TO ENSURE THAT YOUR OLD AND OBSOLETE HARD DRIVES ARE RENDERED UNUSABLE. In the age of technology where we store vast amounts of personal, confidential, or even classified information on electronic storage devices,…

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