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Monday, November 20th, 2023
shredding and recycling business documents with UCI Document Destruction

Most people know they need to shred some documents to protect personal information and prevent identity theft. Aside from the major culprits, like tax info or credit card bills, several other types of documents need shredding to give you peace of mind. With that in mind, the team at UCI Document Solutions is here to talk about document shredding and which documents you should shred.

Tuesday, May 16th, 2023
record storage

Record retention can be a tedious task for many business owners, but it’s essential for the smooth operation of your company. The right record retention schedule ensures that your organization stays compliant with the law while maintaining a streamlined work environment. Knowing which records to keep and how long to keep them can be complicated, but a well-designed record retention schedule can help make the process more manageable. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how you can create a record retention schedule that will not only comply with the law but also reduce your stress levels.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
shred your documents for business security with UCI Document Destruction

For businesses looking for an efficient document shredding solution, keeping it in-house might seem like a no-brainer. With just some basic equipment distributed throughout your business and employees responsible for its execution, it can provide an intuitive solution when dealing with confidential information. However, this option requires extensive oversight – both logistically and legally; any missteps could leave you vulnerable to costly data breaches or compliance violations that are avoided through professional services from third-party vendors.

Wednesday, March 15th, 2023
shredded paper

Relocating an office can signify exciting times ahead, but the process itself comes with its fair share of stress. Fortunately, help is available to make your move a smooth and triumphant journey! Other than hiring a professional moving company, you should also think about hiring a reputable document destruction company. Sensitive documents or hard drives might easily get lost or misplaced during a move, so it’s always important that you should be prepared in this aspect. 

Tuesday, December 20th, 2022
illustration of confidential document going through shred machine

NAID certification, or the National Association of Information Destruction (NAID) certification, is a program that sets the highest standards for secure information destruction. In today’s world, data security is of the utmost importance and businesses are putting more emphasis on finding secure ways to destroy confidential information. That’s where NAID comes in—it provides a way for companies to ensure that their confidential documents are destroyed in a safe and secure manner. 

Thursday, October 13th, 2022
shredded paper in the back of a truck

Have you ever had a stack of old documents that you needed to get rid of, but were hesitant to just throw in the trash? Or maybe you’ve considered shredding them yourself but didn’t want to go through the hassle (not to mention the cost) of buying a shredder. If so, then a free shred day might be just what you’re looking for. Read on to learn more about how free shred days can benefit both you and your community.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022
password protection

Hackers are getting smarter, but that doesn’t mean you should make it easy for them by using shared or compromised login credentials. Your company’s first line of defense is to use strong, unique passwords for everyone who has access to your network. The most effective way to address potential threats and keep your company safe is to be proactive in data security.

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022
Should You Shred These Items?

The most effective technique to protect yourself from identity theft is to shred documents. As a general rule, there are some documents that must be shredded at all costs. Account numbers, birth dates, maiden names, passwords and PINs, signatures, and Social Security numbers are all examples.

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?

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
choose the best document shredding company in Amarillo, Texas

A new individual or company falls victim to identity fraud every two seconds. As such, it is not hard to understand why document destruction is more important than ever for modern businesses. Once upon a time, it was enough to set up a cross-cutting shredder in the break room and feel assured that your company was safe. This simply isn’t the case anymore.