Is Your Business Secure?

Posted by John Barwick on Nov 15, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

If you have documents and other sensitive data that needs protected, it’s important to know how to secure information in an organization. With identity theft and data breaches on the rise, securing customer data should be one of the first priorities of the management team. Having a standing schedule on how and when sensitive data will be destroyed is key. A shredding schedule improves employee productivity, reinforces accountability, ensures the company is in compliance with regulatory agencies and statutes, aids in fraud prevention, and helps with ongoing cost savings.

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Topics: data management, data security

Benefits of Mobile Shredding

Posted by John Barwick on Oct 29, 2019, 9:30:00 AM

Shredding documents you don't need anymore is important. It can reduce clutter, and lower your risk of identity theft, too. But what if you don't have a shredder? Well, you're in luck! There are mobile shredding companies that can help you with that problem. A truck can come to your home and take care of any documents you need to get rid of. Mobile shredding is easy, convenient, and can help you get things done without ever leaving your house. Just take a look at all the benefits you'll receive, to decide if mobile shredding is the right choice for you.

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Topics: mobile shredding services, onsite shredding services

How Much Does Mobile Shredding Cost?

Posted by John Barwick on Oct 10, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

A mobile shredding company can be worth its weight in gold when it comes to protecting its customers from potential identity theft and fraud. There are plenty of ways to shred your valuable information as cheaply as possible, but these services tend to be as ineffective as they are inefficient. To get the most from your home shredding services, you need to consider what it really means to have your information floating out there in a way that is either fully or partially accessible. We'll tell you more about what it really means take care of your documents, so you never have to worry about the consequences of your data in the wrong hands. 

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Topics: data destruction, DIY, Shredding Services

How Secure is Mobile Shredding?

Posted by John Barwick on Sep 25, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

Shredding is often considered one of the most secure ways to destroy documents, especially if you have extremely sensitive information to protect. From your financial information to your medical documents, there's a lot of information that can be used against you. In 2012, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, a subsection of the Department of Defense, coordinated a contest that would allow a computer program to analyze data from shredded documents to assist the US if and when companies or individuals attempted to evade justice. In the past seven years, this technology has only become more sophisticated (and more accessible to more people than just the Department of Defense). 

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Topics: mobile shredding services, onsite shredding services

Mobile Shredding: How Does It Work?

Posted by John Barwick on Sep 10, 2019, 9:00:00 AM

A mobile paper shredding truck can actually come out to your home or company for mobile paper shredding. Shredding trucks are equipped with a powerful shredding assembly and feature a full vision system, lift systems, hard drive shredders, remote curbside control and a galvanized deck. Home and business shredding service can be scheduled weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. And with River Mill Data Management mobile shredding, we’ll even give you a certificate of destruction after all documents are shredded. The bales are then sent to a recycling facility, where they are made into other paper products. This way, there’s no waste.

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Topics: mobile document shredding services

Fine-Tuning Your Disaster Recovery Plan for 2019

Posted by John Barwick on Aug 29, 2019, 2:02:00 PM

With hurricane season upon us and in the midst of the first hurricane, developing a disaster recovery plan is necessary for any business hoping to maintain seamless information access. It's also hard work. As a result, many companies view the process as a one-time exercise. But in order for your disaster recovery plan to be effective, it needs an annual check-up.

Taking care of old documents and medical waste, with proper disposal, before a disaster can save local rivers and water systems from becoming polluted with hazardous material.  Here are several ways to fine-tune your disaster recovery plan for 2019.

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Topics: Document Storage

5 Document Shredding Facts You Need to Know

Posted by John Barwick on Jun 5, 2017, 11:41:35 AM

Just because your paper shredding routine is on autopilot doesn't mean it's safe and efficient. You may be spending too much time shredding documents, or worse, putting your customers and employees at risk of identity theft. Here are five document shredding facts you need to know:

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Topics: Shredding Services

Records Management Tips for Tax Season and Beyond

Posted by techsupport on Apr 27, 2017, 4:40:01 PM

Tax season may officially be over, but you can start setting a positive tone for next year by putting strong records management practices into place now. Try these records management tips to keep your documents and data in order.

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Topics: Document Storage

How Does Scheduled Shredding Benefit Your Business?

Posted by techsupport on Apr 3, 2017, 5:18:21 PM

With identity theft on the rise, it’s critical that your sensitive business documents are securely shredded at the end of their useful life. But how those documents are destroyed is really important. Here, we highlight several ways scheduled shredding benefits your business.

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Topics: Shredding Services

What to Look for in a Compliance Training Program Supplied by a Medical Waste Company

Posted by techsupport on Mar 8, 2017, 5:18:22 PM

If you work in healthcare, you know OSHA requires that measures are taken so you and your fellow employees stay safe. But keeping everyone on the same page with these regulations is challenging, and you know your team needs training. When choosing a medical waste company, consider their compliance training program. Here are several things to keep in mind:

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Topics: Medical Waste Disposal

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