Entries by John Williams

Life’s Certainties: Death, Taxes and Shredding

Certainties In discussing the nature of the Constitution, founding father Benjamin Franklin said, “nothing can be said to be certain but death and taxes.” In light of this, the secure shredding of sensitive documents accumulated over one’s life needs to be added to this motto. During tax season, shredding companies increase their staffing and equipment […]

Information Paranoia

I am not a generally paranoid person…At least I wasn’t! I don’t sleep in an aluminum foil brain protector or check my office for listening devices, but I have to admit that my level of concern is on the rise. Every day there is a new hack or security breach where personal or corporate information […]

A Shredding Experiment

Confession I have never really shredded much of anything. I may have put one or two pages in the office shredder, but that is pretty much it. I’ve always had someone else do it or used a service.

I’m not so sure anymore

I’m not so sure anymore When I was a boy, my father and I used to play a game on long drives. We would try to out do each other in our wild imaginations about what we would do if we won the lottery (back then it was Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes). We would talk […]