How to Protect Your Businesses Data with Document Destruction

Posted by John Barwick on Feb 26 2020

All businesses have confidential data, whether it’s just the contact information and business model of a sole employer or a large business with many employees. Every business also has customers, and that data might include contact information, social security numbers – depending on the type of business and financial information. Lawyers and medical professionals have even more personal information. Businesses need to protect all of this information during the time they are required to keep the information and when they are permitted to destroy files. When employees destroy documents, you are not keeping confidential information safe. Instead, professional document destruction by River Mill Data Management ensures that your documents are safe from prying eyes.

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Topics: 100% shredding policy, data security, Shredding Services


The Importance of Document Destruction and Schedule Retention

Posted by John Barwick on Dec 27 2019

In today’s climate of identity theft, it’s important to dispose of sensitive documents the right way. There are many options for document destruction but having a solution that allows you to monitor what’s going on can save time and money. Partnering with a mobile shredding services company can provide peace of mind and assist your risk management team in ensuring the process is smooth and confidentiality is protected.

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Topics: data management, document security, Shredding Services


How Much Does Mobile Shredding Cost?

Posted by John Barwick on Oct 10 2019

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


5 Document Shredding Facts You Need to Know

Posted by John Barwick on Jun 05 2017

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


How Does Scheduled Shredding Benefit Your Business?

Posted by techsupport on Apr 03 2017

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


The Benefits of One-Time Shredding

Posted by techsupport on Dec 23 2016

Almost every business has old documents and files that are kept longer than necessary. The reasons for information hoarding are unlimited but not necessarily logical. There are just as many justifications for why and when outdated and expired records should be destroyed. Here are several ways one-time shredding—to rid yourself of those unneeded documents—benefits your business.

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Topics: Shredding Services


The 3 Most Effective Ways to Protect Your Clients from Identity Theft

Posted by techsupport on Jun 23 2016

Identity theft shouldn't be taken lightly. If your clients become victims due to your company’s negligence, it could cost your business legally and financially and ruin your reputation. Here are the three most effective ways to protect your clients from identity theft.

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Topics: Document Scanning and Imaging, Document Storage, Hard Drive Destruction, Shredding Services


3 Reasons You Should Outsource Your Shredding and Destruction

Posted by techsupport on May 26 2016

Achieving a productive and profitable business means analyzing the processes in your organization. One area that’s often overlooked is the shredding and destruction of confidential documents and information. In-house shredding and destruction may seem like a low-cost, risk-free task—but in reality, the opposite is true. Here are three compelling reasons to outsource the shredding and destruction of your sensitive information:

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Topics: Shredding Services


Use a 100% Shred Policy When Using On-Site Shredding Services in Columbus

Posted by techsupport on Jan 23 2012

Sometimes, even when you've made terrific data management policies that incorporate services, such as on-site shredding services in Columbus, sensitive documents can still end up in the trash, un-shredded.  This can be a big problem, exposing your company to increased liability or threats from competitors, angling for an unfair advantage in the marketplace.  Even though you may have trained your staff well, no one is perfect and items can be incorrectly sorted and end up in the trash bin instead of the shredding bin.  One of the ways to mitigate that type of risk is by instituting a 100% shredding policy at your business.

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Topics: 100% shredding policy, document destruction, on-site shredding services columbus, on-site shredding services GA, on-site shredding services Georgia, Shredding Services


Safeguard HIPAA Protected Material With Mobile Shredding Services in Georgia

Posted by techsupport on Jan 22 2012

Mobile shredding services in Georgia are a terrific way to protect any HIPAA protected records you may have to destroy.  In 1996 congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and it was signed into law that year.  It had numerous provisions, one of which was that it mandated healthcare providers handled personal medical records appropriately.  Not only were medical companies required to store personal records securely, but they are also required to destroy medical records properly.

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Topics: document destruction, Mobile shredding services GA, mobile shredding services Georgia, Shredding Services


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