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Avoid Tax-Related ID Theft

By Jessica Gibbon | April 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Avoid Tax-Related ID Theft

Ah, tax time. It’s arguably the worst thing about spring, and to make it even worse, it brings a new source of identity theft anxiety: tax-related ID theft. Learn how to protect yourself so you can get back to lounging on your patio or planting flowers in your garden. What is tax-related identity theft? Tax-related…

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How Valuable is Your Trash?

By Jessica Gibbon | March 21, 2019 | Comments Off on How Valuable is Your Trash?

When you hear the term “identity theft”, you might immediately think about data breaches and hackers. Maybe you picture nefarious criminals huddled around a basement computer. Perhaps you imagine a giant, faceless corporation carelessly storing your personal information and you feel like protecting yourself is out of your control. You’re not wrong – these scenarios…

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Why Our NAID AAA Certification Matters

By Jessica Gibbon | February 11, 2019 | Comments Off on 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 group for information destruction companies. Its mission is to champion…

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Is a Professional Shredding Service Right For My Business?

By Jessica Gibbon | January 31, 2019 | Comments Off on 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 of this material safely but you…

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Document Disposal Mistakes You DON’T Want To Make

By LogicalPosition | October 9, 2018 | Comments Off on 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 when it comes to filing,…

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5 Ways To Prep Your Workplace For Winter

By LogicalPosition | October 5, 2018 | Comments Off on 5 Ways To Prep Your Workplace For Winter

Fall is officially here and winter is right around the corner. But before you start planning your company’s holiday party, it’s crucial that you first take the necessary steps to get your office ready for the colder season. Here are five ways you can prep your workplace for the fall and winter months.   Schedule…

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Is Your Business Really As Safe As You Think It Is?

By LogicalPosition | September 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Is Your Business Really As Safe As You Think It Is?

Every business wants to think they’re safe from cyber attacks and burglaries. Unfortunately, these crimes are common enough that assuming your business is safe may actually do your company more harm than good. By understanding your company’s risk of theft and identity theft, the more you’ll be able to put up the right defenses. That…

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What Can We Learn From The Equifax Data Breach?

By LogicalPosition | September 12, 2018 | Comments Off on What Can We Learn From The Equifax Data Breach?

Although the breach is no longer at the forefront of the public’s mind, the Equifax breach was the largest single data breach in American history. What was first believed to be just another data breach in a sea of cyber attacks against businesses turned into a disaster involving the breach of 145.9 million personal records. We can’t…

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Are Your College Students Really Safe From Identity Theft?

By LogicalPosition | September 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Are Your College Students Really Safe From Identity Theft?

While working for a college, the risk of identity theft may be at the back of your mind. After all, identity theft is more common at law firms and major business corporations, right? Wrong. In 2016, approximately one in every 16 American adults were victims of identity theft. And, in 2017, reports of student loan…

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One Time Shredding Vs. Ongoing Shreduled Document Shredding

By LogicalPosition | March 16, 2018 | Comments Off on One Time Shredding Vs. Ongoing Shreduled Document Shredding

Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s just about time to set your office up for an intense spring cleaning to improve year-round productivity. In these situations, a one time document purge can be exactly what your business needs. However, while a one time document shredding experience may be right up your alley…

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