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$750,000 HIPAA Settlement Serves As Warning to Medical Practices

A cancer care physicians group was just fined $750,000 for HIPAA violations when an employee’s lap top was stolen. This hefty fine serves as a wake up call to all small to mid size health care providers and their business associates.   The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR)…

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Top 7 Ways To Make 2015 Your Most Productive Year Yet

Another new year brings with it a fresh canvas to paint your goals and dreams for 2015.   But, as January rolls into February, many of us find our resolve fading and it just becoming another year we try to stay above water. There are proven tactics you can take to ensure that 2015 is…

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Biggest Breaches of 2014

The year 2104 was one for the records! Record breaches that is. Many experts say 2014 will go down as the “year of the breach.” It is estimated that cyber crime costs the global economy 400 billion dollars annually. Here are the top data breaches of 2014 eBay The online auction site discovered a breach it initially…

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Ho Ho Ho Merry Data Breach

The holidays are here! The biggest shopping season of the year. It also happens to be the biggest time for data breaches. This holiday shopping season marks the one year anniversary of Target’s data breach where up to 110 million people had their personal information stolen. To date, there are no arrests in that case. A…

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Keeping Files Past Their Usefulness Is Risky Business

Did you know that keeping old files and data past their useful life is a significant liability for you and your business? Data goes from being an asset to a liability once it is kept past its required retention time period. You can click here to learn more about applicable retention periods. Keeping old files…

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Want to Attract Loyal Customers? Host A Shred Day!

Local businesses, municipalities and larger corporations are increasingly partnering with mobile shredding companies to host “Shred Days.” These events are used for customer appreciation, grand openings, and generally to earn respect and credibility from customers by protecting their information with on-site document shredding. There are several reasons why these events are gaining in popularity. The…

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Free Community Shred Day A Success!

By all accounts, last weekend’s Free Community Shred Day was a big success. The event was hosted by the Arati Hammond Real Estate Team of Re/MAX of Stuart and held at Hidden Oaks Middle School in Palm City. 100% of the donations raised went to the school.  The event was free and open to the…

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5 Tips To Protect Your Business From a Data Breach

Did you hear? Home Depot is the latest retailer to experience a data breach. Home Depot admitted that over 2,000 stores have been hacked and 60 million customers are expected to have been affected by the breach. Consumers are becoming leery of shopping and with good reason. In the past year we have seen data…

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Extreme Recycling Event a Success!

[gdlr_row] [gdlr_column size=”1/2″][/gdlr_column] [gdlr_column size=”1/2″][/gdlr_column] [/gdlr_row] All Points Mobile Shredding participated in the Extreme Recycling Roundup for Martin County on Saturday May 17, 2014. The event was held at the Martin County Fairgrounds and invited residents to bring personal documents to be shredded on-site by All Points Mobile Shredding for free. It was also an opportunity…

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Florida Enacts New Data Protection Law

Florida has a new rule in town! As the drum roll of data breaches occurring everywhere has gotten louder and louder, Florida decided to bolster its data protection laws. On June 30, 2014, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed the Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 (FIPA). Its provisions become law effective July 1, 2014. FIPA expands data…

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