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Identifying Scam Emails: How And What To Do

Scam emails are sent out into the world with abundance, and have been for many years. As if junk mail, and scam callers weren’t bad enough, they will also reach out to you through your private emails. It seems like there is no escape from these sorts of things as they far too often make…

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A New Year: Perfect Time For a Document Purge

With 2021 well underway now, many businesses would take this time to settle any leftover affairs from the previous year. Before you get caught under another year’s worth of records, you should take care of the old stuff now. But what if that is quite a lot of information needing to be destroyed? Don’t feel…

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How Secure is Your Office Environment Going into the New Year?

Office managers and business owners know that in several cases it can be challenging to stay on top of the nitty gritty details in relations to daily operations that occur in the workplace. While this is quite common for upper management, it unfortunately can also be detrimental to those companies that are faced with security…

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Why Not To Use An Office Shredder

Most Maryland organizations are aware of the importance when it comes to safely disposing of business records. It’s simply critical that any records containing information about your customers, employees, marketing plans, and other private details are securely shred before disposal. Why? Confidential business documents contain valuable details and if disclosed unknowingly, could lead to substantial…

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Risks Of Remote Workers Handling Document Shredding

With many workplaces keeping their offices closed still, many people are still working remotely. Working remotely means that secure documents are going to be produced by these workers in their homes, which raises some questions about information security. These records still need to be destroyed properly, but there are some risks in letting your remote…

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Considering A One-Time Purge When Opening The Office

Sooner or later offices will reopen once we have gotten through COVID-19. When that time comes, workplaces will have to make some decisions to make. With workers coming back in, many may bring the various work documents they created while at home, or the office itself has been without shredding service for a while. So…

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Using A Clean Desk Policy

One of the ways information breaches can happen to a business is through the theft of paper documents from your office, or right out of the trash. It’s not always some highly planned scheme that looks like something from Oceans 11, it can often just be a crime of opportunity. The situation is an easy…

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Electronics: A Menace For Landfills

A puff of smoke pops out of your computer in the middle of your work day, your smart phone suddenly winks out in the middle of a call. For one reason or another, your trusty electronics have failed you and you are resigned to the fact that it is now junk. You may salvage some…

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What To Look For In Your Shredding Service

You’ve made the decision to search for and obtain a professional shredding service, and you’ve discovered that there are many out there. Some are large, some are small, but they usually all offer the same kind of services. This can make narrowing down your choice difficult when everyone looks the same. Fortunately there are some…

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Safely Storing Records Before Shredding

Sometimes you come across some records during the course of your business that you need to hold on to. Conventional wisdom suggests that you should shred documents immediately, but in some cases that isn’t practical. Certain medical records, financial statements, contact information, etc, are all types of documents you might need to hold onto. Doing…

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