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What Can I Shred with On-site Document Destruction

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Dec 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Have you ever wondered whether your shredded documents are being compromised? As a business, protecting the sensitive information of your customers and your proprietary information is key. Having an onsite shredding solution can help alleviate any questions and provide peace of mind. Mobile shredding companies come to you. The company can leave a lock box to house the documents that need to be shredded, and then on shredding day, set up outside so you can have an employee monitor and confirm the documents have been shredded and disposed. How does this work? Mobile shredding trucks are outfitted with the latest technology to keep your records and sensitive documents confidential. Most trucks are locked while the documents are being shredded, but there is a screen on the outside where the employee can see what is happening in real time. From paper documents to hard drives and electronics, a professional firm handles it all.

Medical Documents You Need to Shred Now

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Oct 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Medical businesses and some other businesses are required to keep records for a certain period of time pursuant to HIPPA regulations. Additionally, when it’s time to get rid of those records, these businesses must dispose of medical documents and other personal or confidential documents in such a manner so that no person may recover the documents. While North Carolina has no state law dictating how long a business must keep client or patient files, federal laws and regulations do.

Confidential Information Compromise: Next Steps

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Apr 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In 2017, a security breach at Equifax caused over 145 million Americans to have their personal information accessed. And that doesn’t count the millions who were harmed or potentially harmed by security breaches at JP Morgan Chase, Target and Uber. You may do everything you can to keep your confidential information out of the hands of identity thieves, but there’s not much you can do if they access it through a company you trust to keep your information safe.

Tax Document Checklist

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Mar 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Knowing which documents you need to do your taxes and having them at your fingertips makes doing your taxes much easier. You will be able to do your taxes all in one shot instead of stopping for hours or days to get back to them. And, if you have an accountant do the taxes, the accountant won’t be delayed by having to call you for additional documents. Documents you need for include: