Dustin Rushing

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Secure Mobile Shredding and How It Works

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Jan 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Whether you're looking for commercial shredding or home shredding services, you can't go wrong with secure mobile shredding. This method will cross-cut your documents into tiny pieces, making them virtually impossible for someone to put them back together again. Instead of being thrown in a public garbage, the documents are immediately bagged up and taken to a recycling center. Shredding your documents is one of the best ways to prevent your identity from being stolen — a crime that's been on the rise as digital security measures improve.

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Topics: Paper Shredding

Cost Efficient Shredding Services to Prevent Identity Theft

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Jan 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

 

Even in a digital paradise, shredding paperwork remains a necessary step for anyone who wants to protect themselves from identity theft. Anything from old receipts to a stray resume can give away far more information than many people realize. Medical documents, vet information, boarding passes, credit reports, and milestone announcements (e.g., weddings, birthdays, etc.) can all be used to infiltrate a person's life without their even realizing it.

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Topics: Information Security

Shredding Helps Against Identity Theft

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Dec 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Shredding Helps Against Identity Theft

Identity theft has run rampant in the past few years as criminals across the globe adjust their tactics to fit the behaviors of modern consumers (and their accompanying technology). If you're looking for the exact identity theft definition though, it may be broader than you realize. Identity theft is anytime someone uses your information — even if it's just your home address or name — for their own gain. If you want the answer to the question "Identity Theft, what to do?", consider how shredding your documents either onsite or off can reduce your risk of an attack. 

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Topics: Paper Shredding

5 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft or a Security Breach for Your Organization

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Dec 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

To protect your business from identity theft, you may need to start taking a few extra precautions. When 17 million Americans fall victim to identity theft every year, it's clear that not everyone understands just how vulnerable they are. Find out more why you should be concerned as a decision-maker, and how you can take steps toward protecting your livelihood. 

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Topics: Paper Shredding

Hospital Paper Records and Films: Most Common Data Breach in Hospitals

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Nov 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Hospitals have always been a target for criminals because they contain untold troves of data that can be used in an infinite number of ways. A healthcare data breach not only gives them access to all kinds of sensitive medical information, but also financial and insurance data that can be used to fuel their scams. In a study published in the American Journal of Managed Care, researchers found that hospitals accounted for a third of all breaches, affecting more individuals than any other type of breach.  But what may surprise you is that it was paper files and films that were most likely to be stolen, with network servers being the least likely. Learn more about what your risks are and how you can keep medical records safe.

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Topics: Information Security, Hospitals

How To Choose An Onsite Document Destruction Company

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Oct 16, 2018 8:41:08 AM

When choosing an onsite shredding company, you should ask yourself the following questions.

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Topics: Paper Shredding

How Shredding Sensitive Documents Benefits Your Company

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Oct 2, 2018 10:31:17 AM

The benefits of mobile shredding services, whether for business or personal, are many. Documents that contain even light sensitive information such as your mailing address can give identity thieves the upper hand, making it easier to access your sensitive information and steal your identity.

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Topics: Paper Shredding

What Documents Should Your Company Shred Now

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Sep 25, 2018 10:16:00 AM

Keeping your company's information secure is on the forefront of most decision makers minds.  Shredding your businesses sensitive information is your first step to protecting your most sensitive information.

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Topics: Paper Shredding

What Is Paper Shredding: On Site Shredding

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Sep 11, 2018 11:31:03 AM

Your company's information is at risk to identity thieves and hackers.  Businesses all over are protecting their sensitive information by destroying confidential documents in the workplace by utilizing professional document destruction services like Louisiana Shred.

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Topics: Paper Shredding

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