News & Updates

  • 5 Reasons Why the Dumpster is a Security Hazard for Small Businesses

    Whether you are fully aware of the ins and outs of consumer privacy laws or not, as a North Dakota small business owner, you certainly know they exist and that they’re intended to protect sensitive consumer data that could lead to identity theft if it falls into the wrong hands.  When your customers provide you […]

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  • Drop Off Hours Enforced as of 3-23-2020

    Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, SEAM’s drop off hours will be enforced starting Monday, 3/23/2020. Drop off hours are Tuesday through Friday 1:00pm to 4:00pm. For your safety and our safety, we want to limit the exposure to our customers and to our employees. During equipment drop offs, please remain in your vehicle while we […]

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  • Data Destruction: Why Chain of Custody is So Important

    With the advent of digital data, storing information has become much more convenient.  However, there seems to be a common misconception that digital storage is boundless, and this is hardly the case.  Unless you want to find yourself paying ever more to store outdated, irrelevant, or redundant data, you’ll quickly see why data destruction is […]

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  • e-Stewards 2019 Impact!

    In the last year alone, e-Stewards recyclers and refurbishers across the globe have had a considerable and positive impact on client data security, greenhouse gas reduction, export prevention, and diversion of waste from landfills. Check out their infographic stats!

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  • Coronavirus Response: Customer update

    SERVICES WILL CONTINUE AMID CORONAVIRUS SEAM is currently maintaining all scheduled services and continuing to accept equipment at our facility during normal drop-off hours, Tuesday through Friday, 1PM to 4PM. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very closely and implementing appropriate health and safety measures to protect our team members, customers and vendors. In the […]

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  • Medical Record Destruction is Mandated by HIPAA

    All kinds of businesses are required to maintain patient medical records.  However, these businesses are also required to dispose of those records in keeping with not only consumer privacy laws, but also the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, which has provision specifically associated with the privacy and protection of medical records and identifiable health […]

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  • The Importance of Auditing IT Assets

    Audits are an important part of any company’s ongoing operations, and while many already have policies and procedures in place regarding regular financial audits, and even occasional reviews of processes intended to streamline and minimize waste, it’s far less common for companies to undertake IT audits.  If you’ve never done one before, you might not […]

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  • The Most Common Complications of In-House Document Shredding

    As a responsible business owner, you’re always looking for ways to save money without compromising quality or productivity.  This could mean comparison shopping for internet and mobile services, buying office supplies in bulk, or booking VIP travelers in business class instead of first class seating, for example. You might also determine that it’s cheaper to […]

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  • Why Data Destruction Matters

    Whether you’re shredding documents or disposing of old and unused IT equipment, there’s a lot more to data destruction than simply throwing stuff in the trash.  You have to shred documents correctly to protect the confidential data they contain, and hard drives and other IT assets need to be shredded or at least properly wiped […]

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