What Law Offices Should Look for in a Shredding Company

Did You Know? The USA boasts 1.33 million active lawyers, translating to approximately one lawyer for every 250 individuals. In 1869, Arabella Mansfield from Iowa achieved a historic milestone as the first woman in US history to become a lawyer, overcoming the gender discrimination barrier by suing the Iowa State Bar for exam eligibility. Law […]

What Healthcare Providers Should Look for in a Shredding Company

In 1860, American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson aptly stated, “The first wealth is health.” Today, healthcare providers embody this philosophy by investing in the well-being of the nation. However, amidst their countless responsibilities, safeguarding patients’ private information remains paramount. To uphold compliance with state and federal healthcare privacy laws, healthcare providers seek support from professional […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Common Misconceptions about Shredding

One of the best ways to protect the information your business generates is to shred it. However, there are several misconceptions about shredding that need to be addressed. In this article, we clear up these misunderstandings in a Q & A with multiple-choice answers. Go ahead and test yourself! We promise there are no trick […]

Media Destruction and Privacy Law Compliance

Media destruction refers to the process of destroying or removing physical or digital media in order to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive or confidential information. In this constantly-changing technological age, this process is essential to ensure the security and privacy of individual and business information. What Media Should Concern Me? Any device that stores digital […]

Shredding and Earth Day are BFFs

The unique relationship between Earth Day and paper shredding is so perfect it seems obvious once you know about it, but it has gone unacknowledged for far too long. Now is the time to bring it front and center and explain what makes these two the perfect besties. IRL (In Real Life) Every year, the […]

Why You Should Ditch Your Shredding Machine Now

Have you ever ditched any of these products or services in favor of something better? Dial-up internet access for broadband CDs for MP3s Landline for mobile phone Postal mail for email You may have chosen to ditch—or even felt forced to ditch—a service, device, or way of doing things for something newer, better, more convenient, […]