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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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Apple Destruction Series: What to Do With an Old iPad

What is the best way to dispose of an old iPad that no longer works? The average iPad lifespan will last three years or so before software is no longer able to keep up and the battery begins to fail. It is important to find a place to recycle it properly. When it’s time to get…

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Apple Device Recycling 101

While mobile devices have certainly become part of our daily life, the truth of the matter is these gadgets have a lifespan. Apple in particular is notorious for rolling out newer models as their technology improves, creating a lot of obsolete or useless devices that owners may not know how to properly recycle. Here’s what…

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Student Loan Identity Theft

Identity theft comes in many forms; student loan identity theft is one of them. Student loan identity theft is a real and serious threat, especially as college-bound individuals prepare for the new school year. Statistics show that nearly 100 million Americans are at risk of identity theft each year because their personal identifying information is…

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Identity Fraud vs. Identity Theft: Know the Difference

Although the two are often used interchangeably, identity theft and identity fraud are, in fact, separate issues. Identity theft can cost you thousands of dollars and countless hours to fix. When people think of identity theft, more often than not they assume it’s from a data breach or a compromised social security number. The truth…

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Help Protect Our Seniors This National Senior Citizen’s Day

Seniors are prime targets for identity theft. Here’s how you can help members of our senior community this National Senior Citizen’s Day. August 21st marks the annual celebration of National Senior Citizens Day – a day to support, honor and show appreciation to our senior family and community members. This important day reminds all of…

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