Carolina Shred Knowledge | Data Breaches


Time for an Upgrade: How to Dispose of Old Technology

Posted by Jason McCray on Jul 9, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Just like people, technology goes through its cycles and gets old. Having the right computer recycling or technology disposal practices in place can save you a few headaches down the line. How many times have offices taken a hard drive program, think they wiped the computer clean and given it to another employee and all the old employee’s information was still there? The same can happen when attempting to wipe hard drives clean.

Protect Your Businesses Data with Hard Drive Destruction

Posted by Jason McCray on Jun 23, 2021 10:15:00 AM

As a business, it is vitally important to protect your information. Any information collected or transferred from using a computer is in jeopardy. Upgrading your computer hardware from time to time is necessary.  There are multiple ways people use to get rid of a hard drive, but that doesn’t mean they are doing enough to get rid of the information.

Data Security: How Long Should You Keep Tax Returns

Posted by Ryan Richard on Jun 9, 2021 8:15:00 AM

Tax records should always be shredded by a professional. Identity thieves are notorious for sifting through the trash and piecing together documents after shredding with an aftermarket device. Using professional shredding services can help prevent identity theft.

Its Tax Time: How Do I Dispose of Old Tax Returns

Posted by Ryan Richard on May 5, 2021 8:15:00 AM

It’s tax time and the identity thief vultures are circling. One of the best things you can do is learn how to dispose of tax records. There are tons of shredding services that can ensure your identity is confidential and you won’t have to worry about your sensitive documents being compromised. Every year, companies and individuals are victims of tax fraud which makes it even more important to understand what needs to be done to keep your identities safe.