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5 Major Benefits of Document Shredding

Posted by Jason McCray on Sep 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Both businesses and individuals alike are at risk for identity theft. It’s simply a fact of modern life.

5 Startling Facts About Identity Theft That Will Surprise You

Posted by Jason McCray on Aug 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In this digital world, it can be exceptionally easy to put yourself at risk of identity theft. Most people understand that threat in a theoretical sense, but do not know exactly how much they are at risk. To help you stay informed, here are five startling facts about identity theft that will remind you to be vigilant whenever handling personal information.

7 Ways to Protect Your Personal Information This Holiday Season

Posted by Jason McCray on Jul 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM

We’re at the beginning of holiday season and we all know what that means. Shopping online, sending out greeting cards, and going on vacation. This is also a very popular time for cyber hackers to access your information, so it’s more important than ever to be diligent and protect yourself in any way possible.

The Future of Shredders

Posted by Jason McCray on Jul 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As technology advances and office equipment evolves, we will learn to rely less on printing and more on digital copies of documents. Computers will become smarter, and advancements in the next 10 years will be faster than what they were in the past 10. Interestingly enough though, today, efficient shredding is still a big part of office practices. So, while we try to transition the process of record keeping toward digital, we must continue to be careful with our paper records at the same time.

What Twitter Can Teach You About Document Shredding

Posted by Jason McCray on Jun 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Our culture has seen a huge shift in the last ten years in regard to privacy. The rise of Twitter and other social media platforms have made oversharing the norm, blurring the lines of what’s appropriate to share and desensitizing many people to the value of privacy. With posting personal information being so common now, it’s easy to forget just how public your information is. There’s a blind sense of trust among people these days when it comes to their sensitive information, as if the fact that not securing it is common makes it safe.

Commercial Spring Cleaning

Posted by Jason McCray on Jun 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

If you are going to be cleaning out your documents and getting rid of those you no longer need, you will have varying legal, tax, and regulatory requirements to consider, depending on your type of business. By continuously and securely destroying confidential data, you can safeguard your business, employees, and customers against identity theft, and protect your reputation. We will take a look at things to consider when deciding what to save and what to shred.

3 Reasons To Care About Data Shredding Services

Posted by Jason McCray on May 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Did you know that Shred America does more than shred documents? Did you know there is lots more to shred aside from paper? If you’re concerned with keeping your or your business’s sensitive information safe, one aspect of security you may be overlooking is our data shredding services.

At Shred America, we offer data shredding services across multiple locations throughout southern and central U.S. to help keep your information secure from all angles.

Can Document Shredding Be Eco-Friendly?

Posted by Jason McCray on Apr 1, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Spring invites home and business owners alike to do some spring cleaning, get rid of the clutter, and refresh their space. For some, particularly businesses, this could mean unloading a large volume of paper you’ve been storing that’s now worn out its welcome. If there’s no need to hang on to documents, why keep the clutter? Deciding to let go of unnecessary documents taking up space is a great way to have a fresh start, but it’s important to make sure it’s done the right way. Many people know by now not to just throw documents that contain sensitive information in the trash due to the risk of information theft, not to mention how wasteful it is. However, plenty of people instead take their unwanted papers to the recycling center, thinking they’re making the responsible choice. With Earth Day approaching, we commend people wanting to free up their paper clutter in a sustainable way through recycling, but simply recycling papers don’t provide security. There is a way to maintain both safety and sustainability, and you can experience it easily through Shred America’s convenient document shredding service.