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Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

What is hard drive shredding?

Hard Drive shredding is whenever you use a machine to completely destroy and alter the state of your hard drive so you physically cannot recover any information from it. Some people may choose to destroy their hard drive on their own, but this doesn’t always turn out for the best. If anything is left in a way that is able to be recovered, hackers can get into it. It is best to take it to a professional. 

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Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Wiping out hard drives sounds easy; with one click of the “delete” button, it’s gone. While that does seem simple, it really isn’t the best method of securely getting rid of important data.

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Monday, May 18th, 2020

Many businesses begin to think about document purging during the winter, especially around the beginning of a new year. This term refers to shredding large amounts of files and documents. Organizing your files and paperwork should be done throughout the year. It can make deciding what to keep and what to shred easier. Document purging helps to protect your staff, customers and clients, and business safe from criminals and violating the law. Having a plan in place, knowing what to shred, and knowing how to shred can make document purging easier.

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Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Wiping a hard drive refers to the process of erasing data from a computer by overwriting it with binary code. There is a popular myth that you must write over data multiple times to make it unrecoverable. In reality, overwriting a drive once offers the same level of protection as overwriting a drive multiple times. Wiping the hard drive is done in instances like selling a computer or disposing of it. But simply wiping the hard drive isn’t enough protection. Someone who is computer savvy enough can retrieve enough data to access your personal information (or confidential client information).

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Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Everything we do in the world today is somehow affected by technology. Technology has made our lives easier and the business we conduct faster. There is no dispute this change in how we are able to perform transactions has made business better. However, there is also no dispute that it poses threats to security. Challenges created by identity thieves and how you are forced to continue protecting the safety of your data is constant. The following are some mistakes made by businesses and how you can prevent them from happening at your company.

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Friday, August 30th, 2019

When you are getting rid of hard drives, you may wonder what the best methods are. Because business hard drives store so much private data, you shouldn’t throw them out whole. Even if you are able to take them apart, they still need to be wiped before being destroyed too. Here are some basics about destroying these devices that can help you protect your business data.

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Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Identity theft is a serious crime that happens more frequently than ever. When it comes to handling private information, it is important that every business knows how to properly dispose of it. In fact, the government has several laws in place to help make sure private information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. But just what are these laws? Here’s a quick guide to some of the most important ones.

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Friday, February 1st, 2019

Identity theft is a serious crime that can happen to anyone. If you run a business, you know how important it is to destroy private documents. Any document containing any kind of sensitive personal information has the potential of being stolen. This includes PHI, or personal health information. To keep your business, your customers or patients, and yourself safe, hire a shredding company to do the job the right way.

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