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Why You Need to Destroy Your Old Hard Drives

Technology is such an essential part of any business. So when it’s time to upgrade, it is crucial that old hard drives are properly disposed of since they may contain confidential information about your business or client information. The reason is that it can lead to identity theft, which occurs when someone uses your personal…
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The Many Benefits of Drop-Off or Mobile Shredding Services

Choosing a shredding service can appear difficult at first glance. At The Shred Truck, many of our services share similar benefits, so you’re receiving excellent service no matter what form of shredding you choose. In this blog, we’re going to take a look at some of the shared benefits between drop-off and mobile shredding services.…
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The Growing Cybersecurity Risks & What You Can Do

What exactly is identity theft protection and why would it even matter to your cybersecurity efforts? Identity theft is the willful attempt to obtain personally identifiable information (PII) that is typically used to access secured areas of computer systems such as online banking. The most common types of identity theft include identity theft via document…
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What Counts as Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

The main reasons why document shredding is so important is to protect your business’s and client’s personally identifiable information. It is also important to protect your own PII, especially during a period of self-isolation and quarantine. So, what counts as PII? You can probably think of a few pieces of information off the top of…
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Considerations for Having Employees Work from Home

Now that COVID-19 has come to our neighbourhood, it’s time to start taking preventive measures to ensure we slow down the spread of this virus. One of the easiest ways to achieve this is by staying home and reducing in-person interactions to the absolute minimum. If you are in a position where you are forced…
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