Data Breaches In The News

By Jessica Gibbon | August 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Data Breaches In The News

Data breaches are nothing new and they keep occurring. Buckle up, and let’s review what’s happened recently. Capital One Breach This week, we learned that the financial company Capital One has been hacked. The personal information (including birthday, income, and other application data) of 100 million Americans, both individuals and small businesses, has been compromised.…

Read More

Keeping Your Remote Workers Secure & Compliant

By Jessica Gibbon | June 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Keeping Your Remote Workers Secure & Compliant

American workers are increasingly working remotely. While offering flexible work helps you to hire talented workers, it has an impact on your company’s security. How can you benefit from remote workers without compromising your sensitive data? How common is remote working? As of last year, there were nearly 4 million Americans working remotely in some…

Read More

What’s a Clean Desk Policy?

By Jessica Gibbon | May 13, 2019 | Comments Off on What’s a Clean Desk Policy?

Those of us in the shredding world love to talk about Clean Desk Policies. Sure, cleaning might not be the most glamorous topic out there but stick with us. These policies are easy to create, easy to implement, and – bonus – they have big results for your business and your bottom line. What is…

Read More
document retention policy

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…

Read More
paper shredding

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…

Read More

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…

Read More
ongoing shreduled document shredding

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…

Read More
portland shredding services

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,…

Read More
document shredding services

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…

Read More
document shredding portland

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…

Read More