Is the Data Storage in Your Smartphone a Window into Your Life?

It seems as though every few months our smartphones are getting smarter and smarter. The ability to provide immediate information, an instant connection, geo-tagging, or even mobile banking has provided a convenience that leaves us wondering how we ever managed without it. Though the technology is ever advancing and making our lives innumerably better, the abundance of information in a …

The True Cost of a Data Breach

In our post about third-party security risks , we briefly mentioned the cost of data breaches caused by third-party vendors. Something we haven’t talked much about until this point, however, is the true cost of data breaches to your business. For anyone who isn’t sure about the risks to your business that come along with a data breach, let’s take a look at some …

3 Things You Need to Know About Third-Party Security Risks

In doing due diligence with your business’ security policies, it’s extremely important to make sure you understand every possible risk to your customers’ data. Here are 3 things you need to know about third-party security risks. Third-Party Security Risks 1. Your business is on the hook for third-party data breaches Despite whatever policies you may have laid out, your business …

Who’s Reading Your Trash? 3 Reasons FACTA Compliance is More Than a Technicality

In today’s data-driven world, it’s hard to imagine any business having a shortage of sensitive client information—making data destruction vital. Whether dealing with patient records at a doctor’s office, tax files at an accounting firm, or a stack of social security numbers locked up in a filing cabinet in a government building, there’s no denying there is a lot of …

6 Important Reasons to Shred Confidential Information

You may be asking yourself if it’s really necessary to have a professional document shredding service.  Asking the question is a step in the right direction.  The following six steps outline some of the most important reasons your business can’t afford not to have a professional paper shredder. Why You Need Professional Paper Shredding Services 1.)    It’s the law. The …