For companies operating in areas of business covered by HIPAA, FACTA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLB), and other similar regulations, the use of confidential shredding services aren’t a luxury; they’re basically the law.
Right now, one of the biggest security concerns facing any business is the problem of identity theft and other breaches of confidential information. Identity theft causes billions of dollars in damages every year, and can absolutely ruin the lives of people affected – and sometimes also ruin a company … Read more
A company is required by law to retain confidential client information and employee and company data for certain periods of time. A document retention policy (DRP) defines how and when your company should review, retain, and destroy documents received or created in the course of business. A DRP will identify … Read more
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 16.6 million Americans aged 16 years or older experienced identity theft in 2012, with financial losses totaling $24.7 billion. And the 2014 Identity Fraud Study, conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research, a financial services research and consulting company, estimated that … Read more
If you have ever been the victim of identity theft, you know that it can be a nightmare! Identity theft can damage your credit status, and cost you time and money to restore your good name. You may not even find out that you are the victim until long after … Read more