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5 Risks of In-House Shredding and How to Avoid Them

Most companies understand the importance of shredding unwanted documents, but few do it the right way. Organizations spend thousands of dollars on store-bought shredders and use valuable employee time to destroy documents. In this blog, we discuss the risks of in-house shredding and how to avoid them. 1. Identity Theft and Business Fraud Document shredding…
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Tax-Related Identity Theft: What it Is and How to Prevent It

The April 15th tax filing deadline is past. But just because you’ve filed your taxes doesn’t mean you’re in the clear. Tax-related identity theft is a year-round problem. In this blog, we explain the specifics of tax-related identity theft and how to avoid becoming a victim. What is Tax-Related Identity Theft? Tax-related identity theft is…
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Why You Should Invest in a Hard Drive and Media Destruction Solution

Did you know a standard banker’s box can hold up to 2,500 sheets of paper? That’s a lot of information! When your boxes reach the end their retention period, they should be professionally shredded. But consider this: a hard drive or tape with 1 terabyte of storage capacity stores the equivalent of 250 million sheets…
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8 Excellent Reasons to Shred Your Documents

Document shredding is critical for keeping confidential information out of the wrong hands, but it’s not the only reason to destroy your documents. Here are eight excellent reasons to shred your documents: 1. Privacy Breach Prevention We’ve all seen it. A day rarely passes without a news headline mentioning a corporate data breach. Stolen business…
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What to Consider When Choosing a Shredding Services Vendor

Choosing a shredding services vendor can be daunting. Your time is too valuable to waste it while making multiple phone calls to get quotes and compare companies. We’re here to help. Here are several factors to consider when outsourcing your shredding: Reputation Investing in a shredding service involves handing over sensitive and confidential information to…
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