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

By DataSafe | 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 DataSafe | 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 DataSafe | 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 DataSafe | 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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5 Fascinating Facts About Document Shredding

By DataSafe | March 13, 2018 | Comments Off on 5 Fascinating Facts About Document Shredding

Identity theft is a $50-billion-a-year industry and is considered the fastest growing crime in America. It’s true that paper shredding services can help to protect you and your business from identity theft and its negative effects. However, shredding services have been around for years and have quite a number of fascinating facts about them aside…

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Why You Should Get Rid Of Office Clutter And How You Can Do It

By DataSafe | January 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Why You Should Get Rid Of Office Clutter And How You Can Do It

Clutter can become a problem in the workplace whether your business is large or small. In fact, the average office worker in the U.S. will use up to 10,000 sheets of paper every year. That number multiplied by the size of your workforce equals a lot of paper and a lot of clutter, both of…

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4 Common Misconceptions About Document Destruction

By DataSafe | January 19, 2018 | Comments Off on 4 Common Misconceptions About Document Destruction

Document shredding and disposal is absolutely critical not only in the business world but also in your personal life. This is because criminals can use the information they find on unshredded documents to commit identity theft or fraud. However, there are a few misconceptions when it comes to paper shredding. Below are some of the…

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Three Common Causes No One Tells You About Identity Theft

By DataSafe | August 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Three Common Causes No One Tells You About Identity Theft

Identity theft is considered to be one of the fastest growing crimes across the country with an expanding industry of $50 billion a year. Many Americans, including business owners, believe that the main cause of identity theft is from the Internet as a result of viruses or malware. However, the grand majority of identity theft…

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How Professional Paper Shredding Services Can Benefit Your Business

By DataSafe | July 12, 2017 | Comments Off on How Professional Paper Shredding Services Can Benefit Your Business

Paper shredding is an essential service for protecting your business from data loss, fraud, and identity theft. It also helps prevent the loss of your employees’ and clients’ confidential records. Ensuring the protection of confidential information is essential. However, it isn’t the only benefit that a professional shredding service can provide. Proper document disposal can…

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The Importance Of Using Document Shredding

By DataSafe | July 6, 2017 | Comments Off on The Importance Of Using Document Shredding

For businesses that handle confidential information on a daily basis, it isn’t enough to hold important documents in a secure storage facility. Documents can easily build up in an office environment, especially an environment that has yet to go paper-free. The build-up of documents in an office environment can often lead to a myriad of…

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