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Monday, May 14th, 2018
UCI Shredding | Don't fall victim to these professional shredding service myths

Shredding your personal information and that of your clients or customers is not only vital, but it’s also the law. Tearing up papers or thinking you’ve erased data from a device and then tossing them in your garbage won’t stop criminals from finding the information they shouldn’t have.

Friday, May 11th, 2018
UCI Shredding | 4 myths about document destruction

Keeping your confidential information safe is now a priority. With the sophisticated methods used by hackers and criminals, keeping your valuable numbers, passwords, programs or any other sensitive material out of the wrong hands is essential. There are companies that can destroy these sensitive materials which comply with laws set up regarding their performance. However, many still believe the myths about shredding without knowing the facts. The following are four common myths about hard drive and document destruction that you should be aware of.

Thursday, May 10th, 2018
UCI Shredding | Why your business should have a shred-all policy

In today’s world, it is necessary to shred sensitive material. Any document with confidential information must be destroyed to stay out of the hands of criminals. The question is how to determine which papers to destroy and how to shred them? The best solution is to implement a shred-all policy.

Friday, April 27th, 2018
keep your documents securing by using UCI Document Destruction shredding services

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.

Thursday, April 26th, 2018
How shredding your documents can save you money

Laws are now in place to protect confidential and sensitive information that businesses handle. Companies are now forced to put in place shredding policies to comply with these laws. The decision you face as a business owner is whether to destroy in-house or hire a shredding service. The deciding factors between these choices will more than likely come down to cost. Some business owners feel the reasonable cost of a retail shredding machine outweighs the cost of professional services. However, will it actually save you money to do your own shredding?

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

15.4 million people were the victims of identity fraud in 2016, according to a study by Javelin Strategy & Research. Identity fraud continues to grow, and so does the need to keep your financial and personal information safe and secure.

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Pharmacists are responsible for an extensive amount of record keeping, including records for patients, prescriptions, drug errors, health disclosures, and narcotic receipts. In order to comply with federal legislation, you must retain all documents for the minimum retention period before disposing of them properly.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

UCI is offering free paper shredding on Oct. 17 in partnership with the Better Business Bureau. See details below.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
usuing a reputable document shredding service

Every business accumulates a lot of paperwork in the course of a day. There are different ways to destroy documents, but paper shredding is highly recommended. Unlike other methods of destroying papers, shredding completely destroys a document making it impossible to put back together. This deters the efforts of identity thieves who steal discarded documents, put them together and use them to carry out white collar crimes. Documents like statements, receipts and invoices contain enough information for such a person to be able to pull off fraud and siphon funds from people’s bank accounts and credit cards.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
use eco-friendly shredding services from UCI in Amarillo

As a business owner or manager, you must be aware of the legal requirements to protect customer and employee records. It is also required by law that documents that contain financial information that can be used to steal identities and carry out white collar fraud are destroyed by shredding.