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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.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
keep your documents securing by using UCI Document Destruction shredding services

Incidents of theft identity are on the rise and they are affecting not only individuals but also businesses. They are falling prey to fraudsters who are accessing their records and using them to get into their bank accounts and charge expenses to corporate credit and debit cards. Every business should take every possible precaution to guard against such incidents. Engaging the services of UCI Mobile Paper Shredding is a good place to start.

Monday, June 15th, 2020
what is the best way to do document shredding?

Almost everyone knows the importance of shredding sensitive materials and documents. Criminals have grown more efficient at stealing valuable information from documents that aren’t properly destroyed. Shredding is one of the best ways to avoid identity theft and ensure your personal information is safe.

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.

Thursday, March 5th, 2020
hard drive shredding

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).

Thursday, February 6th, 2020
pile of shredded paper

In 2012, identity theft cost Americans $24.7 billion. In 2013, it cost Americans $10 billion more than all other types of property crime combined. Not only does identity theft cripple businesses from a financial perspective but it also compromises their safety. It only takes one stray scrap of paper with just the right information still legible to constitute a data breach that can compromise a sterling reputation and bring about a bevy of legal liabilities.

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
usuing a reputable document shredding service

The well-being and reputation of a company often depends on how it protects its business documents and customers’ privacy. Your business’ and your customers’ paperwork is confidential and private. You don’t want it to get in the wrong hands. One way to protect both parties is by hiring professional document shredding services. But how do you select the right shredding service for your business? As you weigh your options, consider the following factors.

Thursday, December 19th, 2019
office shredding services

One of the most common ways a business has their private data breached is by identity thieves going through documents in the garbage. In an effort to prevent private data ending up in the wrong hands, many organizations use a simple strip shredder to destroy confidential documents. Then they throw the remains as well as all of their other garbage into the company dumpster in the alley or parking lot.

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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.

Monday, October 21st, 2019
document destruction for schools and school systems

The oil and gas industry is expansive and involved in a wide range of regulatory regimes. As such, record and information retention for any oil or gas company is staggering. Many oil and gas businesses are also facing escalating costs right now, including costs associated with discovery. Developing a records inventory and identifying obsolete records are two of the key steps for reducing document storage costs and discovery expenses.