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Jun 04, 2018

Understanding Ransomware and How to Fight It

Ransomware is a particularly nasty form of online malware where a hacker gains control of ones computer or computer system, and encrypts the hard drives so that the user can no longer use their computer, or access their files until a ransom fee is paid. To an inexperienced internet user, […]

May 11, 2018

GREEN Shredding Services in Greater Boston

Massachusetts businesses and residents can protect their confidential information and help the environment at the same time with A1 DATASHRED’s onsite document destruction service.

May 04, 2018

What is NAID and what’s the Importance Behind it?

If you have had a chance to browse our website, you may have noticed that we are AAA NAID Certified.  If you aren’t familiar with this association, it may not mean a whole lot to you initially…

Advantages of Secure Document Shredding for Your Financial Institution

It is more imperative than ever, for organizations of all specializations and sizes take the necessary precautions to protect private business matters.  With that said, financial institutions…

Apr 27, 2018

Hold a Shred Day this Spring!

Have you ever heard of a community shred day? If you’re a business who strives to give back to the community and specifically has an interest in information security, throwing a shred day may be a great way to network while you make a significant impact in reducing the risk […]

Apr 25, 2018

Are Sensitive Records Slipping Out Your Door?

Online record keeping and sharing is growing substantially in popularity due to convenience, ease of use, and general efficiency. Of course with electronic file keeping also brings the risk of security threats that can be damaging to individuals and companies. While it is important to ensure you are protected online […]

Apr 02, 2018

Have You Started To Get Ahead on Shredding This Spring?

Now that winter is giving way to the wonders of spring, we can look forward to the coming of nicer weather. With the nice weather comes that other thing as well: spring cleaning. While this isn’t the most anticipated time of the year, it is almost a gateway of sorts […]

Mar 08, 2018

HIPAA Compliance: Are You Aware of Your Legal Responsibilities?

Formed in 1996 and mandated as a federal law, HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act) was established to help prevent fraud from taking place. This act is also designed to protect the personal information of health care patients. Ultimately, the act orders that all health care providers across the […]

Mar 01, 2018

Shredding for Boston Residents

Not Just for Businesses When it comes to document shredding services, many people think it’s only for businesses. As a resident, what could you possibly have to shred? We don’t have large piles of medical records or credit card information after all, so why bother shredding? You most certainly do […]

Feb 10, 2018

What to do with Your Old Electronics

Sooner or later we all end up with an old mobile phone, laptop, TV, or other electronics. Very often when this happens people will simply dispose of them as one does with normal garbage: send it off to the landfill. Unfortunately this is an extremely poor way of dealing with […]

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