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Healthcare Data Breaches Didn’t Slow Down in 2017

Non-digital identity theft

For years the healthcare industry has been a prime target for cybercriminals, and there is no sign of healthcare data breaches slowing down. Data breaches in the healthcare industry are not only a costly catastrophe, but an event that compromises the safety and identity of customers.  The Ponemon Institute estimates that data breaches cost the…

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Start the New Year Off Right: Shred Old Documents and Devices

The end of the year might have you feeling a bit overwhelmed with paper and device clutter, but routine shredding services can help keep your space clean and organized. With the new year upon us, many of us are writing up our list of resolutions.  Whether it’s getting healthier or organizing your space, change starts…

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Think Your Identity Is Only At Risk Online? Think Again

Data breaches and online identity theft may seem most common this time of year, but offline identity theft can also happen this time of year. With so much emphasis on data breaches and online identity theft, it is easy to lose sight of other dangers around us. Online identity theft, especially during the holiday shopping…

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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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