Thieves Exploit Vulnerabilities Created by the Pandemic As if we all didn’t have enough to worry about, the Coronavirus that is sweeping the world has opened up opportunities for ID thieves and scammers to take advantage of unsuspecting people. While we are all attached to our screens, keeping up to date on the latest developments…

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Why This is Dangerous & How to Prevent It One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, right? But the last thing you want is for someone to obtain discarded documents containing your private information. If you’re like most people, you’ve thrown away or recycled papers that have your name on them, some may even have…

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The effects of a cyber attack you may not know exist Businesses are affected by data breaches everyday. The ones that hit national and international companies are publicized all over the news and social media. Everything from the loss of client’s personal information to the latest hack on Google that left Google Photo users wondering…

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What it is may surprise you. Like all businesses, you have a plan and process in place to protect your company against breaches and data theft. But all security measures and plans, even the most brilliantly devised ones, have a weakest link. When it comes to your business’ confidential data, including company and customer information,…

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How can they protect my business? Any business, no matter what the industry, can become a victim of a security breach. That’s why all businesses need a plan and a process for the disposal of confidential files, documents and materials. No matter the volume of paperwork, each and every document that contains information like account…

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Why proper disposal is critical The disposal of patient records is regulated both on a state and federal level and every healthcare provider must adhere to these mandates to ensure compliance. The federal law HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) enacted in 1996 addresses the use and disclosure of patient’s health information. The goal,…

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Outdated, recalled, faulty merchandise should be shredded Merchandise that’s no longer viable or outdated products that display your brand can pose a risk to your company if left in the marketplace. Products that did not pass quality control standards, damaged items and even overstocked merchandise should not be thrown away carelessly or recycled because they…

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Proper Destruction & Why they can’t go to landfills Imagine what could happen if old police and security guard uniforms fell into the wrong hands. Today, many unscrupulous folks attempt to impersonate police officers, firefighters and other authority figures to gain entrance into people’s homes or workplaces and to commit a variety of crimes. For…

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And how can it protect my company from ID theft? Companies today are getting more and more proactive in the fight against ID theft. The clean desk policy is one step that many organizations are implementing to ramp up security efforts—and the benefits are more than just a cleaner, less-cluttered work space. Take a look:…

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5 Mistakes your company could be making No matter what business you’re in, your company has access to and stores confidential information, whether your business’s data or your client’s. It’s this information that is always at risk—especially in today’s high-tech universe where cybercrimes continue to rise and hackers are on the hunt for anything they…

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