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Do Your Employees Suffer From Security Fatigue? Here’s How to Combat It

Technology users get tired and stressed out from the efforts of remembering multiple login credentials, PINs and ever-changing security protocols.  The result?  Making poor decisions that could result in an intrusion, exposure of sensitive data, loss of reputation or even huge financial losses.  This is what security fatigue looks like, and if your employees are…

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Identity Theft Protection During Hurricane Season

When a terrible storm hits, it’s the aftermath that is the worst. Communities are left to rebuild what’s been damaged and destroyed; downed trees, damaged power lines, debris littering the streets, and houses and businesses are often left uninhabitable. Disaster preparedness is a topic that may make some uncomfortable, but it is completely necessary, particularly…

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Identity Protection While On Vacation

Here are some pre-vacation travel tips to keep your identity safe as you enjoy the lazy days of summer. The last days of summer are still ahead of us, which means vacation is still on the horizon for many.  Before you pack up your suitcase, be sure to do a pre-vacation identity protection check, too.…

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ICYMI: Chain of Custody, Purge Shredding and More

Here’s what you missed on the Legal Shred blog this month. Document Storage: Keeping Information Secure While many thieves scour the Internet for personal information, some still rely on old-fashioned methods, like mail theft and trash digging.  This is why it is imperative for businesses to keep current and old documents properly secured and stored…

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What Is Managed Records Storage?

Managed records storage is the practice of maintaining the records of an organization from the time they are created up to their eventual disposal. This may include classifying, storing, securing, and destruction of records.  As the requirements for records management continue to change, practices need to stay updated on the latest regulations and ensure that…

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Paper Shredding 101: 5 Things You Need to Know

Workplace Identity Protection

Regular document and media destruction is a valuable asset to protecting your company’s brand, reputation, and identity. Here are the shredding basics when it comes to working with a shredding company. Companies and people alike have fallen victim to identity theft and scams because of loss of information that a person used off of a…

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Strip-cut Shredding vs. Cross-Cut: What’s the Difference?

The two main types of shredders in the document shredding industry are strip cut and cross-cut shredders. Here are the main differences between the two. Perhaps you’re one of the fortunate consumers or businesses that has never had to deal with identity theft, but don’t think for a minute that it’s because of luck.  Identity…

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Chain of Custody: What is It and Why Does It Matter?

Chain of custody ensures your document shredding is done right. Here’s what you need to know. Organizations are connected internally and externally—the data stored in the hardware, software, applications, and documents are your assets, and so are your gates, doors, and buildings that are being used throughout the daily operations. When you have an established…

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Purge Shredding: What Is It?

One-time purge service is designed for customers who have a large quantity of documents that need destruction.  Here’s why this is a huge benefit to small businesses. Did you know that small businesses are 10 times less likely to have an information security system set up than large businesses?  This oversight can have a significant…

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Keeping Information Secure With Proper Document Storage

There are many ways to ensure that your secure documents remain that way, whether you are dealing with electronic or hard copies. Here’s how to secure and store your sensitive documents. Identity theft cases across the U.S. are on the rise, which is why it’s important for businesses to take the proper precautions to protect…

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