Helpful Resources and Links
Texas Recycling/Surplus, Inc. – the largest family-owned-and-operated paper recycler and paper buy-back center in Texas, offering competitive pricing for your scrap material:
Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) – the leading authority on managing records and information:
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – keeps consumers and businesses up to date on identity fraud, information security, congressional resources and more:
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) – protects patient privacy and creates a myriad of regulations for businesses:
National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) – the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services:
Identity Theft Resources and Links
Without a question, identity theft of personal information has become a major concern in part because of the range of victims from children to retirees. It is not uncommon in today’s information age to have been the victim of this crime or know someone who has.
Awareness may be the key to preventing this violation against you or a family member and taking reasonable measures to protect your reputation and finances is time well spent. The resources below can assist in both giving you practical ideas for prevention or important steps should you become an unfortunate statistic.
IRS Tax Resource
Non-profit Resource Center
Business ID Theft
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
Victim Assistance Center