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Routine Document Destruction Is a Reputation Saver

Want to keep your reputation intact? Consider routine document destruction. As Warren Buffet once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” For businesses, maintaining your reputation isn’t just about good customer service or an excellent marketing campaign.  A good reputation is built by how you secure yours…

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Analog Theft Still Big for Identity-related Crimes

Think digital is only the culprit for identity theft? Think again. Identity theft is usually associated with digital media – credit card fraud from card skimmers, electronic data breaches, stolen thumb drives, and phishing email scams seem to be the main culprits. According to a recent analysis, it’s analog files we need to be concerned…

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Business Identity Theft Part II: Why It Happens

Ever wonder why thieves go after businesses? In our last post, we talked about business identity theft and how it happens.  We have a good understanding of how thieves can get a hold of business identities, but why are they going after an entity versus an individual? The answers may seem obvious, but are no…

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Business Identity Theft Part I: How It Happens

Think businesses are safe from identity thieves?  Think again. Did you know that businesses are just as susceptible to identity theft as individuals? Businesses have a lot at stake when it comes to securing themselves – proprietary information, branding, patents, trade secrets, bank records, and more. How can business identity theft happen and what can…

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California v. Greenwood: What’s Up With the Trash?

Your trash isn’t as safe as you think, and the courts will tell you that. Are you familiar with the case California v. Greenwood?  This particular case is rather important if you don’t pay attention to what you toss in the trash.  California vs. Greenwood stemmed from a 1984 investigation in Laguna Beach, California.  Investigators…

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Can Your Identity Be Stolen From the Trash?

Think documents in the trash are safe from identity thieves? Think again. No one ever thinks of garbage as valuable, but to an identity theft, your trash can become another person’s treasure. With all of the bills that we pay and the credit card offers that we turn down, there is a paper trail of…

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What Shredding Can Do for the Environment

Shredding offers more than security – it helps our planet. Did you know that regularly shredding paper is good for the environment? Paper is one of the most used materials in circulation. By regularly shredding your documents as opposed to throwing them in the trash, not only is your paper waste is rendered unusable, it…

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Reduce your carbon footprint with these simple steps. Earth Day may have come and gone, but the message is something to remember year-round: reduce, reuse, recycle. The purpose of Earth Day is to inspire awareness and appreciation for the environment, but for the remainder of the year, we should allot a bit of our time…

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What is PHI and Why Is It Protected Under HIPAA?

Do you know what PHI is and why its protection is so important? You may be familiar with the term “PHI,” but do you know what it stands for and why it’s the hub of HIPAA compliance? PHI is simply “protected health information,” therefore requires diligence under HIPAA’s Privacy Rule.  The Privacy Rule protects a…

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Facing a HIPAA Audit? Here’s What You Need To Know

How to prepare for a HIPAA audit. Are you facing a HIPAA audit and unsure of what to do? While you may be familiar with HIPAA regulations and how non-compliance can put you in hot water, for audit purposes remember that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Here’s what you need…

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