Save or shred? Best practices to keep your personal documents safe at home.

It can be easy to overlook identity theft when it comes to your personal paper documents. You’re probably more concerned about the safety of your personal information online. Like many Americans, you may no longer receive paper banking statements, invoices, or bills. You might not even use… Read More

For Fast, Affordable and Reliable Service, You Want #ShredLocalPDX

When you need to get boxes of paper shredded and piles of old hard drives destroyed, your top concern is probably finding a company that can quickly, affordably, and securely take care of your materials. But we’d like to add one more criteria to your list: local!… Read More

Be Confident Your Documents Were Destroyed With a Certificate of Destruction

A certificate of destruction (COD) is a document that serves as a receipt for documents, hard drives, or other electronic media that have been destroyed. In addition to containing important details about the destroyed materials, a COD is a confirmation that your items have been securely eliminated and your service… Read More

Top 10 Reasons Shredding is Important

As a business owner, you understand that keeping confidential information secure is essential to your continued success. Outdated documents stored on your property pose a threat to your livelihood, and that of your employees, clients, or customers. To ensure that your reputation and your business isn’t jeopardized, you should destroy… Read More

Top 5 Questions About Paper Shredding

DataSafe has been in the shredding business for awhile now. (35 years, actually, but who’s counting!) Over the years, our clients have asked us a lot of questions. With information security increasingly becoming a cause of concern, we’ve compiled the top 5 questions we get asked in the hopes we… Read More

How to Stay HIPAA Compliant

If you’re a company that works with protected health information (PHI), you must ensure that you follow guidelines set by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). No matter if you provide treatment or handle payments in the healthcare industry, or you’re an associate or contractor who has… Read More

Our New Shred Estimator

Data Safe’s new Shred Estimator offers transparent pricing and convenient scheduling for all of your secure document shredding needs. Honesty. Convenience. Integrity. Reliability. Signs of the best relationship, right? As a local, veteran-owned company that serves Portland-area consumers and businesses, we consider these essential qualities. Close to perfect, even. So… Read More

Why Our NAID AAA Certification Matters

We understand. You see a bunch of capital letters and a logo and your eyes glaze over. But stay with us – this is important for you and your business! What is the NAID? The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) is the worldwide trade… Read More

Is a Professional Shredding Service Right For My Business?

Does your company generate a lot of paperwork? You might be dealing with financial details about your company or confidential employee information. You may also have personal or financial records on your clients or customers. You probably already know that you have a legal and ethical obligation to discard… Read More

Document Disposal Mistakes You DON'T Want To Make

Since the Equifax data breach, many companies have been focusing on increasing their digital security. Yet, it’s important to remember that nearly 90% of identity thefts use the information that’s gained from print sources and not just those found online. That said, here are some of the things you absolutely shouldn’t do… Read More

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