Since bulk shredding equipment isn’t like your home shredder, you can get rid of thicker paper material like cardstock or cardboard.
Names, addresses, and other sensitive content are on boxes, heavyweight paper, packaging material.
That’s a crafty way for competitors to gain information about your clients or even your suppliers.
Shred these documents to keep you and your information confidential for everyone your company connects with.
Yes, you can and should shred clothing as a safety precaution.
When you watch shows where criminals dress in company uniforms to get into the building and steal money or information, it’s not farfetched. This scenario has really happened and could happen to you.
Shredding uniforms helps keep criminals out of your facilities.
When employees leave the company or get new uniforms, request the old ones back and destroy them.
Whether it’s a desktop or laptop, cashier terminal, business tablet, or phone, computers are the way we do business.
Our digital devices store tons of information that hackers would love to get their hands on.
That’s why it’s not enough to just pile old devices in a storage room or throw them in the garbage.
When it’s time to replace your computer equipment, you can send it to your shredder too.
Hard drive shredding
Even if you transfer or delete all information from your old computer, the internal hard drive stores all the information.
Some companies give their old computers to employees or sell them back to their technology vendor.
From there, you won’t know where the computer or information will land.
Before you dispose of your digital device, remove the hard drive and send it to your bulk shredding company.
Most transitioned from using CDs to flash drive and cloud services.
Getting rid of those old CDs is a critical part of your security protocol to protect business information.
Prevent identity theft by doing your part
Identity theft puts more than your business at risk. It hurts customers and employees.
Imagine the chain of events that comes from a data breach.
You’ll have to take measures within your business, make things right with employees, and deal with angry customers.
Losing customers could be the least of your worries as lawsuits come pouring in from attorneys, clients, and employees who feel your company didn’t protect them.
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