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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.

The Truth About Hard Drive Destruction

Posted by Ryan Richard on May 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

What do you do when it’s time to throw out an old computer? What about when you want to get rid of your old phone? Many home and business owners donate them, take them to a recycling center, or just simply lump them in with the garbage. However, did you know that this makes you just as prone to identity theft as not properly disposing of documents? Even if you “delete” or “wipe” your files, they’re not fully in the clear when it comes to savvy hackers. For true security, you have to handle technology like this with the same priority as you would with printed materials containing sensitive information. The only way to truly prevent identity theft in this situation is to call on an expert for full hard drive destruction.

FAQ’s About Hard Drive Destruction

Posted by Ray Barry on Mar 26, 2019 9:00:00 AM

With the availability of shredding services like Shred America these days, many people have realized the need for enlisting professionals when it comes to secure paper shredding. However, the need for safe hard drive destruction still hasn’t seemed to catch on as it should.