Data Privacy in the Era of CISPA

Just last Thursday, US News reported the death of CISPA, a controversial bill focused on cybersecurity (CISPA stands for the Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act). The bill is controversial primarily because it, as PC World notes, “creates a high level of immunity from lawsuits for the government and private companies that share data.” It also raises a lot of …

Why should you shred old documents

We all know we should destroy confidential documents but knowing why may be less apparent. If you’re reading this blog you already know that paper shredding has value and can protect you, but let’s go through the reasons why. Why shredding sensitive information is critical: It’s the law. If you own a business, you handle sensitive information and personal data. In this case …