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The “Alphabet Soup” of Compliance and Certification

Protection, security, and confidentiality are serious issues when it comes to data management, storage, and destruction. DataShield understands this and we are HIPAA, FISMA, FACTA, and GLBA compliant. Did you know that laws require employees to not only understand, but comply with data protection policies? That’s why at DataShield we offer compliance training for our clients handled by Certified Secure …

DataShield Helps the Citizens of Wayne with Unwanted Electronics

Saturday, September 24th marked the annual City of Wayne Green Team electronics recycling event with service provided by DataShield. For the fifth year in a row community members drove through and dropped off unwanted electronics. This event and others like it are aimed at keeping e-waste out of landfills through proper disposal. Using a firm like DataShield not only achieves …

Documents In Dumpster Prompt Actions To Avoid Medical Data Breaches

The story is so often told. Small businesses think, “This will never happen to us. It’s the big corporations that experience medical data breaches, not the small neighborhood offices.” But then it does. And it’s devastating. Since 2009, over 29 million patient health records have been compromised in HIPAA data breaches. That number increased by 138 percent from 2012 to now. The more …

Securely Destroy Hard Drives, Save Your Business

Identity theft has remained the fastest growing crime in America for years. Hard drives are a major electronic resource that can tear a business apart if they fall into the wrong hands. Without taking secure steps to destroy hard drives, company files, like social security numbers and financial records, are easily accessible. The financial burden and corporate chaos that results …