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Computer Shredding

Safer Internet Day and Social Media Best Practices

Safer Internet Day aims to create a platform for responsible Internet use.  Here’s how you can help you and your family stay safe on social media. This year’s Safer Internet Day is recognized on Tuesday, February 6 and calls upon everyone to create a safer, better Internet for everyone who uses it, especially younger children. …

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Retire Old Credit Card Processing Machines Safely

Swiping your debit or credit card at your favorite retail store or an ATM initiates the transfer of information from the magnetic stripe on the back of the card to the terminal.  But what happens to the information on the credit card processing machine itself? Credit and debit cards are one of the most common…

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How Your Fax Machine Is Putting You At Risk for Identity Theft

Throwing away an older fax machine could put your information at risk. Despite the advancements in technology communication, the fax machine is still a tried and true device that many types of businesses use.  The technology itself has always been rather simple: facsimile machines send and receive information, but how the technology works has evolved. …

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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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