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November 30, 2016

Why a Document Retention Policy is Critical

There are a number of components that contribute to effective information security, but a detailed document retention policy is one that’s crucial and shouldn’t be left by the wayside. Knowing what sensitive records should be stored and which to shred is an importance that should be at the forefront of every business. This is especially necessary throughout tax season when information theft is at its peak.

The IRS issued an alert that personal data scams in the United States increased by 400% in the first few months of 2016. How do these scams take place? In many situations, criminals will create fake tax returns and send scam workplace e-mails identifying themselves as accounting specialists in an effort to gather tax-related details they can use to conduct criminal activity.

Keep your confidential matters secure by considering the below:

Get in touch with the PROSHRED® Fort Lauderdale team for more information in regards to the secure services we offer our clients. As always, our team is more than happy to assist you in selecting the most effective shredding option for your business.

Call us at 1-954-507-0211.

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