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Can weak passwords really put you at risk?

Here’s what you need to know Passwords are a pain—we can all relate to how annoying it is when you can’t remember your password or you’re prompted to change your password on a regular basis. As annoying as the whole password business is, the fact remains that using passwords is a required part of all…

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Hurricane Season Preparation

Keeping important documents safe June is here and with it—Hurricane Season. For all of us in Florida, that means it’s time to get prepared, including stocking up on supplies and doing what’s necessary to keep our families, our homes and our valuables safe. While preparing, it’s important to give consideration to the many documents that…

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Could your personal documents end up as confetti?

The day police records dropped from the sky Ever wonder where all that confetti comes from during the Macy’s Day Parade in New York City? According to Macy’s, the more than two tons of paper bits that’s released into the crowds is made from manufactured, multi-colored paper. But during the famous Thanksgiving day event in…

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Onsite Shredding vs. Offsite

Which one is right for you? Safeguarding your company’s confidential data is crucial to your business—and shredding documents is a key component to this security. Working with a professional and certified shredding provider ensures that you’re permanently destroying those documents that are no longer needed, but could pose a risk to your organization and clients…

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The Facebook Breach

How does it affect you? It seems like every week there’s news about another major data breach, corporations and organizations around the country and the world, discovering that they’ve been hacked. If you’re one of the 1.4 billion people who are active on Facebook, it’s likely that you may be a victim of the latest…

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Spring cleaning: Purging while preventing ID theft

Tips to protect yourself Spring is here! And with the colorful flowers and balmy breezes, many people feel the urge to clean out closets and drawers and purge old papers that are collecting dust in their home and offices. Spring cleaning gives everyone a great sense of relief and renewal, especially de-cluttering spaces that have…

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Corporate Identity Theft: Are you at risk?

What you need to know to protect your business When it comes to identity theft, most consumers know the risks of mismanaging their personal information—but did you know that your business faces the same dangers with possibly even greater consequences? And although you’ve likely put security measures into place to safeguard your clients’ confidential information,…

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Brian Connelly Elected to NAID Board of Directors

All Points Mobile Shredding’s Owner and President, Brian Connelly, was recently elected to serve on the 2018 Board of Directors of the National Association of Information Destruction (NAID). NAID is the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services. Brian will begin his term as Director at the annual business meeting held on April 14th…

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Medical records: How Often Should You Shred?

Top considerations for your medical practice Because they’re protected by federal law, it’s important that you follow the proper protocol when it comes to storing and destroying patient medical records. Although many different types of documentation are prey for hackers and identity thieves, the large amount of personal information contained in medical records are particularly…

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Preventing Identity Theft During Tax Season

Top steps to take One of the worst feelings in the world is the discovery that someone has robbed you of your long-awaited tax refund—it’s right up there with finding out your credit or debit card has been compromised. Thousands upon thousands of people have experienced that feeling of panic when receiving the message that…

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