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Aug 13, 2018

5 Ways to Stay Protected from the Risks of Identity Theft

  Despite awareness, organizations and residents in Boston, continue to be victimized by the effects of identity theft. While some circumstances are more minor than others, this increasingly growing crime can lead to many consequences for everyone involved. The good news is it can be stopped with some simple precautionary […]


Aug 09, 2018

Are You Familiar with FACTA?

  Businesses in the United States are subject to various different legal obligations under both state and federal law. Sometimes it can be hard to keep track of what your business is obligated to abide by, but one piece of legislation that all businesses and individuals in the United States […]


Jul 25, 2018

Summer Slow-Down? Take Advantage of this Time for Business Processes

Many small companies will at some time face a period of slowdown; usually these quiet months occur during the summer, where of course customers are at their cottage, spending time with their families and generally enjoying the sunny weather. Of course a landscaping company may just be getting into their […]


Document Retention Policy: Does Your Boston Business Have One?

When it comes to information security there are several components to consider, but an effective document retention policy is one process that every Boston business should strongly think about starting. Knowing what confidential material to store and what to shred, should be at the forefront of every business, especially throughout tax periods […]


Jun 22, 2018

Traveling this Summer? Valuable Tips to Stay Protected

Today, more people are turning to their personal devices such as their cell phones and tablets to store their personal information; after all, what is a more convenient solution than one that is literally glued to most of us daily? With an increase in online information storage however, comes an […]


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 […]


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