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Everything You Need to Know about Data Destruction

Everything You Need to Know about Data Destruction When it comes to disposing of outdated electronics and digital devices, it’s not enough to throw them away. An improperly-discarded hard drive or tape can cost your company untold thousands of dollars in breach notification costs and legal fees. Here’s everything you need to know about data…

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Cloud Backup or Offsite Media Vaulting? We Help You Decide.

It’s easy to take your data for granted, until it’s gone for good. A single data loss incident can devastate your business. That’s why having a backup and data recovery plan is a no-brainer. Deciding between a cloud backup solution and vaulting your backup media offsite in a vault isn’t as simple. In this blog,…

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3 Big Records Management Risks and How to Avoid Them

Your company should take every possible precaution to protect its records and data. Business large and small are increasingly targeted by identity theft and business fraud criminals. Here we discuss three big records management risks and how to avoid them: Storing Records In-House Risk reduction is a major reason to scrap your in-house document storage…

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3 Top Tips for Protecting and Preserving Important Business Records

These days, businesses of all sizes face a huge responsibility to their customers and employees: the legal obligation to protect and preserve their personal, medical and financial information. Here are three top tips for protecting and preserving your important business records: Tip 1: Shred outdated documents Are you hoarding outdated documents? Unfortunately, what seems like…

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What to Know about Digital Device Disposal

How many old computers, hard drives and backup tapes do you have gathering dust in a closet or storage room? “Out of sight, out of mind” might seem like a good strategy, but in reality, it’s impractical and risky. Here’s what you should know about digital device disposal: Digital Device Disposal Saves Money Stock piling…

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How to Ensure HIPAA-Compliant Document   Destruction

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted as a federal law in 1996 to combat insurance fraud and medical identity theft. The act’s Privacy Rule states that healthcare providers and their business associates must implement “appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect the privacy of protected health information (PHI).” As a…

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What Offsite Document Storage Can Do For Your Business

Does your business have a paper problem? If you’re struggling to find a balance between archiving your documents and managing them efficiently, don’t worry—there’s a good solution. Here’s what offsite storage can do for your business:  Offsite Storage Prevents Insider Theft One of the biggest threats to your sensitive information may lurk within the walls…

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Recent NAID Study Highlights the Importance of Data Destruction

In a new study released on March 24th, the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) found that 40 percent of used electronic devices sold on the secondhand market contained personally identifiable information (PII). Usernames, passwords, credit card data, tax details and contact information was found on used hard drives, mobile phones and tablets analyzed in…

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How a Scheduled Shredding Program Helps Your Business

As a business owner, it’s critical to protect the security of your important business documents and information. Sensitive and confidential documents are an easy target for thieves. Here are several ways a scheduled shredding program helps you maintain a high level of security for your business information: Scheduled Shredding Establishes a Record of Compliance How…

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Answers to Your Questions about Offsite Records Storage

Throughout the year we receive questions from potential clients about offsite storage—and we love answering them! In this blog post we highlight several of the most commonly-asked questions about offsite storage.  Q: Why should I store my documents offsite? A: There are several reasons you should store your documents offsite: 1. Since your documents may…

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