How Shredding Evolved from Espionage to Everyday Use

Imagine an American, a Canadian, and an Italian strolling into a bar—not for laughs, but to settle a dispute on who invented the telephone. While the origins of the phone remain a historical enigma, there’s another invention with an equally-intriguing evolution: the paper shredder. A Peek into History In the annals of invention, Abbott Augustus…

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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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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…

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Protect Yourself During Identity Theft Awareness & Prevention Month

Everyone will celebrate the holidays in December differently, but we should all be united in recognizing Identity Theft Awareness and Prevention Month as a reminder to protect our personal information and that of our family, friends and coworkers. Protecting your private information continues to get more difficult as each year passes, and with thieves and…

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