Citadel Blog

The Bottom Line: Is a shred-all policy right for your office?

Posted by Garrett Anderson on Mar 14, 2017 1:38:36 PM

Security. Identity Theft. Data breach. Fraud. What do all these buzzwords have in common? They come up during discussions of ever increasing privacy concerns, and collectively, they cost the US economy billions of dollars each year.

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Topics: Shredding, compliance, policy

THE BOTTOM LINE: Spring Cleaning! The Time is NOW!

Posted by Lia Surkis on Mar 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Many people use the early Spring as a time for deep cleaning. It’s the perfect time to make a fresh start. The warmer weather and longer days allow you to open your windows, breathe the fresh air, and make time for a deep cleanout.

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Topics: Shredding

The Bottom Line: Servicing the Chicagoland area for Document Shredding, Records Storage, and Electronics Recycling to keep your business compliant!

Posted by Frank Angileri on Feb 21, 2017 9:47:35 AM

Business owners and employers are responsible for a great deal. Compliance is just one part of their responsibilities; and although, very important, it is often times overlooked. Having to watch over a multitude of employees and often times over multiple locations, compliance is becoming nearly impossible to manage internally. More and more companies understand the need to outsource document shredding, records storage, electronics recycling, and information management as a whole. The Chicagoland area is home to countless businesses generating TONS of documents and data files containing sensitive information that need to not only be managed and stored within compliance to laws, but also destroyed and recycled properly.

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Topics: Shredding, Records Storage, Customer Service, compliance, Full-Service

THE BOTTOM LINE: GET ONE STEP CLOSER TO SECURING YOUR BRAND AND BUSINESS IDENTITY by destroying your obsolete marketing materials!

Posted by Donna Cooper on Jun 17, 2016 4:29:07 PM

Business information security must include securing your obsolete marketing materials!                                                                Your company’s reputation is dependent on making sure to secure all areas of your business information, including protecting your company’s brand.

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Topics: Product Destruction

THE BOTTOM LINE: WITH “TEAM CITADEL” YOUR CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE will leave you feeling calm, cool, and COMPLIANT!

Posted by Donna Cooper on Jun 7, 2016 5:19:08 PM

Great customer service is about the genuinely good things that we make happen during your service experience!

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Topics: Customer Service

THE BOTTOM LINE: The Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLB) and what your business needs to have in place regarding “end of life” of consumer information!

Posted by Donna Cooper on May 26, 2016 4:30:04 PM

Protecting the privacy of consumer information held by "financial institutions" is at the heart of the financial privacy provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Modernization Act of 1999.

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Topics: Shredding, Recycling, Records Storage

The Bottom Line: What Public and Private companies need to know about The Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002

Posted by Donna Cooper on May 12, 2016 6:13:55 PM

Does Sarbanes Oxley affect your business?

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Topics: Shredding, Records Storage

THE BOTTOM LINE! TOP 5 REASONS YOU’LL BE ON YOUR GAME MANAGING YOUR BUSINESS RECORDS THIS YEAR

Posted by Donna Cooper on May 6, 2016 5:40:09 PM

The sheer speed in which we generate paper documents today boggles the mind. Storing massive amounts of documents is worthless if you can’t access what you need quicklyMind_Boggled_Employee.jpg, accurately, and in a reliable, efficient and compliant manner.

It is cost prohibitive to attempt to store and manage your own records in this day and age. The internal costs associated with re-thinking your homegrown system is often money out the window.                                                                                                                                                                    

In order to meet today’s standard for compliant records management your organization needs an easy-to-use, comprehensive solution, The Citadel Solution!

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Topics: Records Storage

Together with our valued clients “Team Citadel” IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE WE HAVE SAVED OVER 50 MILLION TREES!

Posted by Donna Cooper & Frank Angileri on Feb 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

This dog is “dog gone” happy there is a tree when he needs one!

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Topics: Shredding, Recycling

Celebrate Halloween with a 4th Quarter Shredding "Clean Out"

Posted by Frank Angileri on Oct 26, 2015 4:55:27 PM

I don’t need to explain why basements can be creepy, but when you are using the basement for storing old records, there are a few scarier things to worry about. The 4th quarter is finally here, so it is time to clean out and purge confidential documents at your business. Here are a few things to consider when shredding your documents out of storage.

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Topics: Shredding, Records Storage