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The end of the year is the perfect time to clear out unwanted paper documents to get a clean start for the new year. Not only does having old confidential documents professionally shredded reduce office clutter and save storage space, it can also protect your company from costly security breaches. The question is, which shredding

Why a Home Office is Dangerous to Your Data

More and more people are working from home, whether for their own businesses or telecommuting as part of a flexible work schedule offered by their employers. According to Global Workplace Analytics, more than 4.3 million employees work from home at least half the time, a 140% increase since 2005. While working from home can lead

Too Much Paper? Spring Clean Your Documents with a One-Time Purge

Wouldn’t it be great to start fresh this spring, with a home or an office free from piles of paper? If you need documents professionally destroyed on an ongoing basis, PROSHRED Connecticut offers customized scheduled shredding service on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis, but did you know it also offers one-time purge shredding? There

Can I Shred My Old Tax Returns?

Now that tax season has come and gone and you’ve filed your return with your returns from past years, you may get the urge to purge. Here at PROSHRED® Connecticut, we often receive questions about shredding tax returns and financial documents. We’re happy to supply answers to these commonly asked tax questions. Do I need

How Does Drop-Off Shredding Work?

As a professional shredding company offering several types of shredding services for businesses and residents, we’re often asked about our drop-off shredding service. Here are some common questions people have about drop-off shredding with PROSHRED Connecticut. What is drop-off shredding exactly? With drop-off shredding, you box up the documents you want shredded and bring them

What You Need to Know About Document Shredding and the Legal Industry

Every law firm collects and uses personal information from clients, both individual clients and businesses, and keeping that information private is one of the most important responsibilities of being a lawyer. Not only are lawyers ethically required to keep that personal information safe, they are legally required to as well. Legal firms in Connecticut must

The Benefits of Recurring Shredding for Businesses

If you have a business, you probably have documents that need to be professionally shredded. Keeping your company’s confidential information safe not only protects your business and your customers, it prevents you from having to deal with costly, time-consuming, and reputation-damaging security breaches due to improperly disposed-of documents. Discarding sensitive documents by throwing them away

4 Tips to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Identity theft—when someone assumes your identity in order to steal money or commit fraud—is a big problem, and it’s getting bigger. According to the 2018 Identity Fraud by Javelin Strategy & Research, 16.7 million people in the United States were victims of identity theft in 2017—a record high. Connecticut residents experienced above-average incidents of identity

The Importance of Shredding Your Hard Drives

Computer hard drives contain valuable information. A hard drive used for work can contain financial statements and details, proprietary information, budgetary numbers, intellectual property, and many other types of data that can be used for criminal behavior if accessed by the wrong people. A hard drive from a home computer can contain personal banking and

End of the Year Shredding

How to Do an End-of-the-Year Clean Out of Your Paper Documents—the Safe Way Despite our increasing reliance on email and electronic documents, the average business still accumulates a lot of paper throughout the year. Over the course of several years, those paper documents can take up more storage space and put your company increasingly at

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