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2013-12-10 08:33:07

Inadequate processes can lead to possible security leaks WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American IT departments' decisions could inadvertently put organizations at risk of an information security breach if they don't have sufficient protocols for the disposal of old electronic devices. Even those with established processes could unwittingly initiate a security leak if they rely on wiping or degaussing hard drives, or handing over their e-waste to an outsourced recycler. Worse yet,...

2013-11-26 08:30:30

Shred-it celebrates a quarter century committed to information security and looks ahead to its changing landscape WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The face of information security has changed over the past 25 years and the future of the industry is certain to become even more complex. As Shred-it celebrates 25 years of protecting the sensitive information of American businesses and organizations around the globe, the company looks ahead at the changing landscape of...

2013-11-01 08:29:19

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of International Fraud Awareness Week, taking place November 3-9, 2013, Shred-it - a world-leading information destruction company is joining organizations across the world to promote the importance of safeguarding confidential information to prevent fraud and identity theft. As the risk of security breaches continues to become more prevalent, it is increasingly important that consumers and organizations protect...

2013-08-22 08:24:06

Shreds 168,147 pounds of Paper at Super Shred Day Event SAN DIEGO, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shred-it, a world-leading information security company providing document destruction services, officially set its second Guinness World Record during the annual SDCCU Super Shred Event on July 20, 2013, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif. In partnership with San Diego County Credit Union and Clear Channel Media & Entertainment San Diego, Shred-it provided 40 trucks that...

2013-08-13 23:03:20

Northeast Data Destruction now offers the ability to process a very diversified range of materials, and not just paper documents like so many other “shredding” operations. “We continually receive calls from a diverse set of customers, looking to have off-spec or overstock items destroyed. We accommodate these clients whenever possible” said Randy Miller, Company President Mansfield, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Northeast Data Destruction, a NAID “AAA” Certified...

2013-07-09 16:24:07

PHILADELPHIA, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the biggest document-shredding companies in America, Iron Mountain Corporation ("Iron Mountain", NYSE "IRM") and Shred-It USA ("Shred-It"), have agreed to pay a total of $1.1 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that they defrauded the government by failing to shred sensitive documents as required by their contracts with the United States government. The settlement follows a multi-year investigation by the United States Department of...

2013-05-30 23:16:09

Due to market demand, IT Asset Management Group (ITAMG) is excited to announce their new service offering: the highly anticipated on-site data erasure program. With increasing regulations in the financial, healthcare and human services industries, along with the necessity to protect proprietary information across all industries, companies must take every step available to protect their companies from IP leaks. Plainview, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Due to market demand, IT Asset Management...

2013-04-16 16:28:37

Shred-it offers tips to help arm your business against fraud before disposing of old electronic devices NEW YORK, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to aging or obsolete hard drives and electronic devices, many companies may not be vigilant enough with information security procedures. Not only should businesses be careful about what goes in the trash bin, they should also consider how to dispose of old electronic devices as they may be a source of potential fraud. Further,...

2013-01-20 23:02:43

Sergeant Shredder, a trusted document shredding services company based out of Irvine, has been recently contracted by Fletcher Jones Motorcars to take care of its document destruction needs. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2013 Sergeant Shredder, a Southern California document shredding service that specializes in document destruction and e-waste disposal, announces the acquisition of its newest client, Fletcher Jones Motorcars. Fletcher Jones Mercedes in Newport Beach is the largest...

2012-12-10 05:01:38

General Shredding is proud to announce that it now offers secure, on-site hard drive destruction and data wiping. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) December 09, 2012 General Shredding is proud to announce that it now offers secure, on-site hard drive destruction. Most businesses spend considerable time, money and effort protecting the data on their computers while they use them. However, when it comes to disposal, they carelessly leave data in the trash to be compromised. A crucial step in the...