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Dermatology Practice Get Hits With Fine for Thumb Drive Breach

Why was a dermatology practice fined $150,000 for a lost thumb drive? A Concord, Massachusetts dermatology practice was recently fined $150,000 due to a lost thumb drive. While a lost thumb drive might seem innocuous, this particular one was a healthcare practice nightmare simply because of its contents. According to HIPAAOne, the thumb drive contained…

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Privacy Tips for Tax Season

How are you staying safe as you file your taxes this year?  Read on to learn key privacy tips for optimal tax season identity protection. Consumers are at an advantage with the many available methods to file their tax returns. Whether it’s electronic filing, self-service software solutions, or using a tax professional, all come with…

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2016 Taxes & Tax Documents: What to Shred, What to Keep

You’ll want to keep supporting tax documentation for as long as the statute of limitations runs. Here’s the lowdown on tax document retention. As the deadline to file 2016 taxes looms, it’s a good time to think about your past tax documents and figure out what you should keep and what you should shred. If…

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Tax Season Identity Protection: Tips to Stay Safe

Did you know that taxpayers can encounter identity theft involving their tax returns in several ways? Here are some key tax season identity protection tips. The Internal Revenue Service takes every precaution to protect taxpayers and help victims of identity theft and refund fraud, but taxpayers should also take steps to mitigate tax season identity…

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New York State Cybersecurity Regulation Now In Effect

The proposed New York State cybersecurity regulation is now in effect for the financial sector. The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has updated its proposed cybersecurity regulation to protect the state from cyber-attacks, which was effective as of March 1, 2017. What exactly does the new regulation stipulate that it didn’t before?…

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Junk Mail Shredding & Consumer Protection: What You Need to Know

It’s a great time to think about consumer protection and what’s happening with all of that junk mail you’ve been receiving.  Read on to learn more about our junk mail shredding services. National Consumer Protection week is a great time to think about consumer protection and what’s happening with all of that junk mail you’ve…

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National Consumer Protection Week: What It Means For You

National Consumer Protection Week is just around the corner. Here’s what it means for you. It’s almost From March 5th through March 11th, the Federal Trade Commission along with coalition partners are encouraging consumers to understand their consumer rights through its National Consumer Protection Week campaign. The FTC encourages consumers to better understand their rights.…

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Shredding Equipment 101: Mobile Shredding Trucks

When it comes to shredding, mobile shredding trucks are the best for the job. Here’s how they work. Shredding personal and business documents serves a double purpose: to recycle paper as well as protect sensitive information against identity theft, the fastest growing crime in the nation. Regular shredding can mitigate the risk of identity theft,…

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Shredding Equipment 101: Bins and Consoles

Bins and Consoles: Get to know the equipment that makes the best of our routine shredding service. Do you know how much sensitive information is around your office? Sensitive information is defined as information that is protected against unwarranted disclosure. Access to sensitive information should be safeguarded, not only for the protection of your business,…

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