Shredding Services in Columbia

Secure Document Shredding in Columbia

For the continuity of your company’s business, safeguarding your company’s confidential information can go a long way in preserving your firm’s reputation. Be it documents or electronic files that contain sensitive information about your clients, employees, finances or company proprietary information, securely destroying such materials is the only way to ensure your confidential information does not leak.

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We offer flexible service options to our residential Columbia customers. We will provide regularly scheduled and on-demand purge services to accommodate your needs. Our services include:

Document Shredding

Have you ever asked yourself if someone can legally dig through your trash and collect any tasty credit card receipts, account numbers, or social security number you may have thrown there? Well, if you are asking yourself that now, know that the U.S Supreme Court implies the answer is YES. In other words, if you throw something in the dumpster and someone else is willing to withstand the disgusting smells there, they can draw documents with crucial information and use them for their self gain.

This is very risky for any business whatsoever and hence our provision of professional shredding services Columbia Maryland. It is your responsibility to safeguard your company’s information through proper disposal of confidential documents. The moment you poorly dispose of customer, supplier, or employee confidential information is the moment your company loses trust and reputation in the market. Imagine the identity theft of your customers and employees being stolen because you improperly handled their information.

Shredding is Our Expertise

We strive to take the burden of disposing your sensitive documents safely from your shoulders. With us, you can rest assured that all your confidential information, no matter how large it is, is safely disposed off in a timely manner. We are a licensed organization and a member of the National Association for Information Destruction, hence working with us guarantees you of compliance with all state and federal laws regarding disposal.

Our staff helps to draw up a plan that can work with your organization depending on its shredding needs. We can therefore make scheduled visits of say twice a week, once a month, or so as you may request. We have in place very professional staff that works tirelessly to ensure your documents are securely disposed. They will come with the shredding trucks and move the documents from your containers and in to the trucks for shredding; under your watch if you prefer. Our shredding trucks are fast and can handle large loads of paper at a time for a quick job.

The Importance of Shredding

Documents such as sale receipts, confidential client information, personnel payroll records and credit cards carry very sensitive information. If this information falls into the wrong hands, it can be manipulated at the expense of the customer, client or employee causing them financial or prestige loss.

Identity theft has been so rampant today especially through computer hacking and online services. However, the biggest source of information for any identity theft still remains to be hard copy sources. Therefore, the best way to safeguard such information in Columbia Maryland is by shredding confidential documents and recycling them to conserve the environment.

Hard Drive Destruction

Data Destruction Services
Every company benefits from destroying data stored on unused computer hardware in a safe and secure manner. Erasing sensitive information from your hardware doesn’t protect it from potential theft. The ultimate solution to destroying data permanently is through secure hard drive destruction. Chesapeake provides efficient data destruction and hard drive shredding services in Columbia area and beyond. We specialize in comprehensive hard drive destruction, computer disposal and electronic media destruction services. We provide onsite services for clients who wish to witness the data destruction process done on their premises. We offer off-site hard drive destruction services as well where your items are securely transported to our facilities and remain under lock and key during the whole process. We are a member of NAID (National Association for Information Destruction), and partnering with us ensures compliance with the relevant industry standards including HIPPA, FACTA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley and Sarbanes-Oxley.
Complete Shredding Services

Efficient, Reliable and Prompt Service

Upon contact, we will immeadiately dispatch our professional technicians along with a well-equipped shred truck to your location. Whether it’s a small or big task involving hundreds of computer hardware, our specialized equipment can securely handle all your shredding needs. During shredding, all hard drives and electronic media are destroyed and the small solid waste is disposed properly according to EPA regulations. This way, you are assured that the information cannot be accessed under any circumstance. We also provide a detailed report for each data destruction procedure and a certificate of destruction and disposal which can be used for audit and compliance purposes. Take advantage of this professional service to keep your company’s confidential information protected.

Secure Records Storage

As a business owner, safeguarding your company’s information should be among one of your core values and practices. It helps build trust with your clients, suppliers, and even employees. It is essential that confidential information such as customer and employee records do not get to the wrong hands especially in this age of high tech hacking gadgets. In the wrong hands, confidential records such as financial records can be used to exploit the owners. We have therefore designed services to safeguard your company’s information in the Columbia MD area, which entails;

Professional Document Shredding

Documents make up the highest percentage of the risk area for information theft by malicious individuals. Documents such as customer lists, sale receipts, employee payrolls, credit card information, and even company financial records hold very sensitive information. Therefore, it is only safe if these documents are completely destroyed by shredding every last one of them.

With our very advanced mobile shredding trucks, we aim at offering you secure and fast document shredding services any time you want. Our very friendly staff will help you develop a periodic or instantaneous plan for effective service delivery.

Destruction of Electronic files

Confidential information stored on electronic files such as hard drives is also highly vulnerable to information theft. These are especially more prone to data theft by black hackers who can use the information they find to exploit the owners for financial gain. Erasing the information from the hard drives is not a way to guarantee that the information won’t be reconstructed. Therefore, the safest way to securely dispose off the sensitive information is by data destruction.

We use our tracks to crush all these storage units to pieces, ensuring that no information can be reconstructed from them.

Secure and Organized Records Storage

We understand that renting office space can be quite expensive. Having a storage unit for your records will not only take up most of these precious space, but will also reduce your operational space.

Our storage services give you the opportunity to have your records safely and well stored. We index and bar-code all records to make them easily accessible when they are needed. Our facility is also well secured with 24/7 high-tech security systems. Fire detection and suppression systems are also present.

Why Shred?

You may be asking yourself why shredding is so important for your business. Well, because every business, customer, or supplier has information that requires secure destruction, it is important to find a way of disposing this information in a confidential and secure manner. This includes customer lists, credit cards, sale receipts, client information, and personnel payroll records.

Customers, employees, and suppliers have the legal right to have this information protected and the only best way to do so is through shredding. If such information is just thrown in the dumpster and someone else finds it, they can legally use it for their self gain.

Identity theft is among the fastest growing crimes today and although most of it happens on-line, most identity theft information is obtained though hard copy sources. Shredding generally reduces the risk of such theft when disposing confidential information.

Shredding also saves you office space by safely disposing the unwanted documents. With us, you also get to play a big part in conserving the environment as we recycle all the shredded documents.

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A trusted member of NAID

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We are a certified member of NAID (National Association for Information Destruction) thus we maintain the highest industry standards while meeting all the federal and state requirements.

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Contact us today and take an advantage of the ease and convenience of our services

Our knowledgeable staff will help determine a shredding program that meets your needs, schedule and budget.