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What Safety Protocols Should Be Put In Place When An Employee Leaves

Employee turnover is inevitable in business. Many human resource departments work to curb the effects it has on operations but as workers come and go, there are some critical security precautions that must be taken. Things such as password retrieval, equipment returns, removing credentials from badges and even document shredding should all be considered. Here’s…

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Protecting Your Car Dealership from Data Theft

Here’s how to stop criminals in their tracks using tighter fraud controls that protect your dealership and consumers. Fraudsters are the rise today in ways most of us don’t even think about. Yes, we’ve learned to be cautious online – not clicking strange links and being wary of phone calls from unrecognized phone numbers –  but…

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Taking Steps to Stop Voter ID Theft

Follow these tips to keep your personal information safe from voter ID theft this Election Day. Identity theft is on the rise. Even with all of the safeguards and precautions in place today, in 2017, researchers found that 16.7 million people were victims and that number is expected to rise. With the increasing attention around…

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3 Types of Shredding Services for Your Identity Protection Needs

Drop-off shredding? Mobile shredding? Off-site shredding? When it comes to identity protection, you have a host of options to keep your information safe until it’s destroyed.  Document destruction isn’t as simple as relying on an in-house shredder and doing the task yourself or leaving it up to an employee. At-home shredders and in-office shredders come with a…

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Avoid Halloween Scams & Identity Thieves and Enjoy the Season Safely

With Halloween just around the corner, everyone’s thinking about costumes and candy (and the identity thieves hope you won’t notice them). Halloween is a prime season for the identity thief. While you won’t recognize one in any particular costume, they’re usually hiding in plain sight. Identity thieves and scammers use these busy seasons to strike…

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Halloween Identity Protection 101: Tips and Tricks

Halloween is all about tricks, treats, and pretending to be something you’re not. Don’t be fooled this Halloween season. Keep your identity protected. Halloween is a time for fun, candy, tricks, and treats, but it can also be one of the scariest times of the year (and not because of the costumes). With pranks and…

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Remote Work Policy: Why Your Organization Needs One

Prior to Internet communications, places of business had standard working hours, usually 9-5. The once normal eight-hour workday has morphed into an “always on, always ready” day, so much that if businesses haven’t gotten on board with modern communications, they’re not likely to stay relevant to compete. But is all of this a good thing?…

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October 17th is National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day

Be productive today. Clear out and organize your virtual desktops. A common problem that develops over time with people who have been using their computers for a number of years is that their desktops often become littered with files, shortcuts, folders, and icons. A cluttered desktop not only looks messy, it can make it harder…

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October is National Cybersecurity Month

This October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is commemorating its annual initiative to raise awareness about the importance of keeping everyone safe online. Cybersecurity is crucial to identity protection, and as the identity protection company, we at Legal Shred want to remind our customers to engage in safe online practices, in addition to protecting themselves offline.…

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