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The Bottom Line: Everyone is at risk, but there are steps you can take to protect yourself!

Posted by Lia Surkis on Sep 25, 2017 1:05:45 PM

Just this month, 143 million people were affected by the Equifax security breach. That is almost half the amount of people living in the United States. This was just one of the 918 breaches that have already occurred this year, affecting almost 2 BILLION data records. The overall number of data breaches occurring each year is increasing at an alarming rate. Many industry professionals are now even considering large cyber attacks to be acts of terrorism. 

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Topics: Shredding, Recycling, Customer Service, Product Destruction, compliance, Full-Service, security, data breach, information security, shred, file management, breach, credit

The Bottom Line: Guaranteed your paperless office ISN’T paperless!

Posted by Adam Bloyd on Sep 9, 2017 8:50:26 AM

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Topics: Shredding, Recycling, Customer Service, Product Destruction, compliance, Full-Service, security, information security, shred, file management

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: The future of records management is here. It’s time to digitize your files.

Posted by Lia Surkis on May 17, 2017 1:12:03 PM

Do you find that your business is wasting valuable time, money and resources digging through files and boxes to locate past records?

Are you paying employees to do the searching for you? It can feel overwhelming looking at boxes and boxes of files.

There is a simple solution that will allow you to get back this time in your day, and streamline your record management. Professional records management services, like Citadel, will scan, index and store your files for you.

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

The Bottom Line: Self-Storage is NOT a good solution

Posted by Lia Surkis on Apr 28, 2017 10:18:37 AM

Self-storage facilities have gained popularity in recent years, and seem to be popping up all over… But is self-storage really a good option when it comes to business documents? The simple answer is NO. Trust the professionals.

There are 3 main reasons that self-storage units are NOT the solution when it comes to business documents and medical records:

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Topics: Shredding, Recycling, Records Storage, compliance, Full-Service, security, information security

The Bottom Line: Document Destruction During Tax Season-The Best Return You Can Get

Posted by Frank Angileri on Apr 14, 2017 3:00:38 PM

Tax season is the busiest time of year for accountants and CPA firms. Not surprisingly, they tend to generate more documents and sensitive information during this time period. Although for many clients, their main priority is receiving the highest tax refund, it is equally important to make sure their confidential tax documentation is being managed and disposed of correctly.

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Topics: Shredding, Recycling, compliance, security, information security

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