Deleted Does Not Mean Destroyed

Today, a majority of business is conducted online or electronically. Bank transactions, payments, applications, emails, etc., are all a part of our normal day to day activities online. This information is stored and recorded on the hard drives of the machines we’re using which can be a treasure trove of information for an identity thief. So you think, it’s no …

It is all About Your Written Policies and Procedures

As more and more companies move to a more electronic based record keeping system, there becomes an increased risk involving the security of this information. This risk management is especially critical for health care organizations. Protecting information of their patients requires the design and implementation of an information security program that exceeds regulatory compliance. In September 2020, the National Institute …

Why should you shred old documents

We all know we should destroy confidential documents but knowing why may be less apparent. Tax returns, bank statements, utility bills, pay stubs, junk mail, medical records all are targets of identity thieves. 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 …

Confidential Document Destruction: To Shred or not to Shred?

Business owners and consumers alike are faced with dilemmas about disposing confidential documents on a daily basis: What is shredding and why is it important? What needs shredding? Is it necessary to go through the extra time and expense for shredding confidential information? What constitutes a sensitive document and what are the repercussions if you choose to throw the material …