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NAID Board of Directors Candidacy – Brian Connelly Q&A

We are pleased to announce that Brian Connelly is running for the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) Board of Directors this year. As part of the process, NAID is asking a series of questions for each the candidates to answer for the benefit of NAID’s voting members. As each question is asked by NAID,…

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Why partner with a local shredding company?

Top considerations and benefits to working locally Shredding seems like an easy enough task, right? The fact is, the more business you do, and the more your business grows, the more complicated document destruction and retention becomes. Consider how much confidential information gets circulated in your organization and the many risks you face if sensitive…

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What to do when your business suffers a data breach

Critical steps to take Once a data breach has occurred it’s impossible to undo. The thought of your organization’s confidential information in the hands of hackers or floating out there in cyberspace is more than unsettling. And it can sometimes be the cause for great difficulties-especially if you’re a small business owner. And since events…

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The Threat of Dumpster Divers

What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself & Your Business It may be hard to imagine that in today’s high-tech digital universe, when hackers can access your personal information with the click of a keyboard or a simple swipe, there are still thieves out there who are willing to rummage through your garbage to…

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Top reasons you need to shred your old devices

Why proper disposal is key when you upgrade Everyone loves their devices—from smartphones to tablets to laptops, we use them to shop, do our banking, communicate with clients, family, friends, store personal photos, notes and much more. And it’s because we use devices to manage so many aspects of our lives, both personal and professional,…

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Protecting your identity during the holidays

4 Steps to take to safeguard your personal information The holiday season is the happiest time of the year, but it’s also often the busiest time! Between purchasing gifts for friends and family to traveling and attending and hosting gatherings, it’s hard to focus on guarding your personal and financial information information. This distraction is…

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Phishing scams: Knowledge is power!

What you need to know to protect yourself Everyone’s heard of phishing scams and most of us consider ourselves savvy enough to know how to avoid them—but the fact is, cybercriminals continue to come up with new techniques every day. And, if they weren’t succeeding in stealing identities, valuable personal information and money, they wouldn’t…

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The Equifax Data Breach

What to know and what to do It’s being called “the worst data breach in the history of the modern era” by experts. And with good reason. If you’re an adult living in the United States, it’s highly likely you’re one of the 143 million people whose personal information was leaked during the massive data…

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