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Trash To Treasure: Shredders, Dumpsters And Identity Theft

When you think about identity theft, what’s the first mental picture to pop into your mind? Let me guess – It’s night time. The thief is dressed in black from head to toe, and carrying a small flashlight. After looking both ways, the shadowed figure jumps headfirst into a dumpster in an alley, and soon […]

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Are You Complying With This HIPAA Security Rule?

While your patients may trust a bank to protect their money, and electronic systems to protect their home, they trust YOU and your healthcare practice to protect their health and their personal health information security. Are you doing what it takes to ensure that you’re safeguarding your patients’ private information? Are you living up to […]

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What’s on your list for 2016

NEW YEAR! NEW GOALS! Let’s start this one right. It’s a reboot, if you will, a fresh start on a new year. If you’re like me, your calendar is filling up with goals and projects for the year and it’s becoming quite a list. Before you get too far ahead of yourself, do not neglect […]

PowerBall Tickets

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 […]

Respect the Expert blog post

Respect the Expert

I’ve noticed two very annoying and arguably detrimental trends over that last 20 or so years. One is the claim of expertise where none exists and the other, closely related, is the complete devaluing of true expertise. An expert is someone who has unique knowledge or skill. They have education, training and experience that the […]

Guaranteed Peace Of Mind!

Why do you shred? The practical answer is to get rid of sensitive documents in a secure way. But the real answer is peace of mind. Whether you are concerned with identity theft, HIPAA or FACTA compliance, corporate espionage, or simply preventing dumpster divers from recovering your private information, you need to feel confident that […]

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Death, Taxes…and Shredding?

Certainty Ben Franklin once said, in speaking about the enduring nature of the then brand new U.S. Constitution, that “in this world nothing can be said to be certain but death and taxes.” Like death and taxes, these days there is a certainty we will experience the necessity to destroy sensitive documents to protect personal […]

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5 Reasons Your Company Should Host A Shred Day

Shred Days Are Taking Off Eight years ago we did our first “Shred Day” for the community in conjunction with the BBB and Family Security Credit Union in Decatur. We shredded about 800 pounds for 27 folks…23 of which were from the retirement home close to the event. Last month, our BBB Huntsville shredding event […]

Secure Destruction Shred Day

5 Reasons to Host a Shred Day

Eight years ago we did our first “Shred Day” for the community in conjunction with the BBB and Family Security Credit Union in Decatur. We shredded about 800 pounds for 27 folks…23 of which were from the retirement home close to the event. Last month, our BBB Huntsville shredding event with Redstone Federal Credit Union […]

3 Tips You Should Know When Choosing A Shredding Vendor

3 quick tips you can use to determine how safe your documents are with a records destruction service. Are they certified? The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) is the main watchdog organization for the shredding industry. Their AAA Certification program covers employee background checking and drug testing, collection and destruction processes and procedures, shred […]