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Nov 16, 2018

Document Shredding isn’t Only Wise; it is a Legal Responsibility

As industry leaders in secure document management; we are very familiar with the applicable privacy laws that pertain to protecting sensitive matters. In fact, when companies and residents throughout Boston outsource their document shredding needs to our team, they can be rest assured that our processes follow strict guidelines and […]


Nov 01, 2018

The Paper Shredder: How it All Started

Paper shredding machines don’t really receive special attention; after all, they aren’t exactly an exciting conversation piece. With that said, you may not be aware of the history of document shredding and the story behind the paper shredding machine. Interestingly enough, there were some pretty significant socio-political events that occurred […]


Oct 30, 2018

Dumpster Diving is a Real Occurrence: Here’s How to Protect Your Boston Business

Following the summer months, starting a new season and getting back into the swing of things can sometimes come with extra paperwork.  I think we can speak for most business owners in saying that, it is never an enjoyable task to sort through bills, contracts and invoices, but it’s a […]


Oct 15, 2018

Professional Shredding Services Will Help Your Business Eliminate Office Clutter

Data breach is an unfortunate reality and it affects millions of people across the globe; sometimes it can occur without warning, but in many cases it can be prevented through proper security processes within your business. To have confidence in knowing that your business is in fact compliant with the […]


Sep 28, 2018

Why Consider On-Site Shredding Services?

You may consider the office shredder as being a very resourceful tool for your workplace; after all, it can shred paper for hours upon end if need be. The question is does this approach to document shredding provide the security your business needs? Contrary to many beliefs, an office shredder […]


Sep 14, 2018

The Advantages of Professional Media Destruction

Large organizations, healthcare facilities, government agencies and other major companies have several things in common, but one in particular stands out. They all use computers for generating, sharing and storing electronic data. With so many computers and such a significant amount of information being processed and sent online, how can […]


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 […]


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