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Top 5 Reasons to Shred Your Important Business Documents

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This article was originally posted by Kate Roberts here.

In today’s day and age, every business collects and maintains sensitive information. Although many businesses are making the shift to storing data electronically, there are still many businesses that store paper files. If you’re one of those businesses, you may be wondering what to do with those important documents …

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Protect Your Company – How to Properly Destroy Private Information

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By now most businesses are aware of the potential damage that can be caused by data breeches. From ID theft to privacy rights, there is no denying the increasing need to be vigilant when protecting private information.

Canada has two federal privacy laws in place. The first is the Privacy Act (1983), which is essentially a code of ethics for …

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Can Your Personal Information Really be at Stake?

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In the last year we have seen many instances where documents have been found in dumpsters or document disposal was not thorough enough. These cases result in negative publicity for the company at fault but what’s more than that is the personal records that have been exposed.

Recently, Time Magazine published an article stating that breaches of your personal data …

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Be an Advocate for your Community

Since the start of 2014 we have already seen dozens of cases of improper document disposal.  In many of these cases it has effected peoples lives when their personal information is stolen, sold or used.  This week an Arizona court ended up in the news after they had been caught throwing case files in a public recycling bin:

“The person …

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Back To School Identity Theft

We have been learning more and more about identity thieves taking advantage of back to school season.  People are usually insuring that they protect their business, employees and customers from the exploitation of confidential data, but what we don’t realize is that our children are at a great risk to this as well.

Here are some statistics to put this …

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