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The Bottom Line:  Not just documents, products too can put your company at risk!

Posted by Lia Surkis on Feb 5, 2018 2:37:09 PM

Have you ever wondered what happens to old employee uniforms, company badges, excess promotional products, prototypes, and other items that bear company logos and/or personal information? If items like these aren’t disposed of properly, your company’s security can be at risk.

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Topics: Shredding, Records Storage, Product Destruction, compliance, electronics recycling, hard drive destruction, data breach, information security, document destruction, document storage, electronics destruction

The Bottom Line:  Your old hard drive isn’t safe unless it’s properly destroyed.

Posted by Lia Surkis on Jan 17, 2018 10:57:23 PM

 Oftentimes businesses and their employees think that if they simply delete their confidential electronic files, reformat or restore their devices to original settings, or recycle them, that no one will have access to them. It’s even seen on TV and in the movies where people will use a strong magnet to clear devices. But does any of this actually work? Is the information still on the device and accessible? And if so, what’s the best way to protect your information from a breach?

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Topics: Shredding, Records Storage, compliance, electronics recycling, hard drive destruction, data breach, information security, document destruction, document storage, electronics destruction

The Bottom Line: Protecting your digital records is more important than ever. Hire a AAA NAID certified company to shred and recycle ALL your electronic devices now!

Posted by Frank Angileri on Jun 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Your electronic devices now contain more and more confidential information as our world becomes more digital; that’s why it is essential to properly dispose of decommissioned electronics. Computers, laptops, and hand held devices are a vital part of doing business. While they increase efficiency in your operations, technology is continually moving forward, leading to a pile of obsolete devices containing all of your confidential and proprietary information cluttering your office.

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Topics: Shredding, Recycling, Records Storage, Imaging, compliance, Full-Service, security, electronics recycling, information security, scanning, digitizing, file management

The Bottom Line: Data Breaches Can Be Prevented

Posted by Lia Surkis on Mar 31, 2017 11:16:36 AM

How many customers does your company currently have in your database? Think about that number….is it thousands? Tens of thousands? Hundreds of thousands? Now take that number and multiply it by $158. That is the current cost incurred from each lost or stolen record containing sensitive or confidential information. For most small-to-mid size businesses, that risk can be well over $1 million.

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Topics: Shredding, Recycling, security, electronics recycling, hard drive destruction, data breach, information security