What Accountants Should Look for in a Shredding Company

In the era of rampant data breaches and identity fraud, accountants play a crucial role in safeguarding sensitive financial information. With over 11 billion records stolen in the US between 2008 and 2020, the importance of choosing the right shredding company to securely destroy financial documents cannot be overstated. This article outlines key considerations for…

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Your Business and the FACTA Disposal Rule

Identity theft affects millions of Americans each year. We all hope we won’t fall victim to it, yet statistics suggest that it’s likely to impact one in twenty individuals—and that person could easily be you. Your business faces a heightened risk of becoming a victim if it doesn’t adhere to the laws governing the proper…

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Digital Ghosts: Was Your Data Really Erased?

In today’s world, “digital ghosting” refers to abruptly ending all digital communication without warning or explanation in friendships, dating relationships, or even after job interviews. While some may find it effective, it is widely considered to be a rude and disrespectful approach. There is another form of digital ghosting concerning information storage – the belief…

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The Weakest Links in Your Information Destruction Plan

When I began my flying lessons, one crucial point emphasized was that the number one cause of aviation accidents was pilot error. I had assumed mechanical failure or adverse weather conditions would top the list, but human error stood as the primary factor. The truth is, despite our intelligence, human mistakes often cause the problems…

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