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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 Here are three top tips for protecting and preserving your important business records: Tip 1: Shred outdated documents Are you hoarding outdated documents?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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What to Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

Here’s a fact that’s hard to swallow: according to the credit reporting agency Equifax, every two seconds, someone in America becomes a victim of identity theft. That means, at some point in time, you’re likely to have your identity stolen. If it does happen to you, follow these steps to minimize the damage to your…

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Why, Where & How To Store Your Business Documents

Despite the transition to a digital world, paper-based business processes are still common and necessary. Accepting this fact is the first step to tackling your document inventory head-on and ensuring security, efficiency and compliance in your organization. In this blog, we address why, where and how to store your business documents.  Balancing Risk, Disaster Protection…

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Disposing of Medical and Legal Records the Right Way

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There’s a right way and a wrong way to dispose of the sensitive records commonly found in medical and legal practices. The wrong way can lead to stiff fines, exorbitant breach notification costs and loss of client trust. If you’re a doctor or an attorney, here we share the right way to dispose of your…

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