Archive for June 2015
Less Clutter = More Productivity
Less Clutter = More Productivity Did you know that science supports the notion that clutter can negatively impact efficiency? To paraphrase what researchers at the Princeton University Neuroscience Institute found, when your environment is cluttered, the chaos restricts your ability to focus. This applies not only to your home, but to your office environment as…Read More
Protect Your Business and Trade Secrets
Do you know how safe your trade secrets are? According to the Department of Commerce, theft of intellectual property (IP) costs businesses in the U.S. approximately $250 billion every year. Even larger corporations are no strangers to IP theft. In 2006, Federal agents arrested and charged an employee of the Coca-Cola Company and two others…Read More
Stay Compliant. Know When To Shred.
Stay Compliant. Know When To Shred. While document destruction is the safest way to protect yourself from identity theft, there are some guidelines to follow for how long you should hang onto your old file boxes. First and foremost, if you’re running a business, it’s imperative to know what to shred before you actually shred…Read More
Shredding or Recycling? With Legal Shred, You Get Both
Shredding or Recycling? With Legal Shred, You Get Both While paper is a necessity across nearly every industry, it has become quite the enemy because of its overabundance. Paper is just a given; healthcare and legal firms, to name a few, require paper documentation for a myriad of reasons, but that doesn’t mean it needs…Read More
New problem for Mississippi’s beleaguered inmates: identity theft
New problem for Mississippi’s beleaguered inmates: identity theft Inmates in Mississippi’s prison system can face violent prison guards, unsanitary living conditions, and threats from prison gangs, according to federal reports. And now, adding insult to injury, allegations of inmate identity theft have been raised at two prisons near Jackson, the state’s capital, in the past…Read More
We’re Members of NAID. What Does That Mean for You?
We’re Members of NAID. What Does That Mean for You? You might see and hear a lot about NAID when working with a document destruction company, and while you may not be familiar with what NAID is or what the organization does, it’s actually a crucial part of working with a shredding company. Here’s why…Read More
Lawyer throws personal documents in dumpster
Lawyer throws personal documents in dumpster Attorney admits to tossing client’s documents in dumpster St. Petersburg, Florida — A disturbing discovery was uncovered on Saturday in a Bay area dumpster. Pages of documents containing sensitive personal information was found. Kim McMinch is a 10 News viewer who pointed out the issue at the St. Petersburg…Read More