Data Security

  • Where can you shred hard drives in Sioux Falls?

    A recent Blancco study found that for every 20 drives purchased on eBay, at least three had Personally Identifiable Information (PII). What does this mean for you? If you recycle or resell your used computer equipment, you must verify your data is completely wiped or the hard drive is properly destroyed. You can do this […]

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  • 4 Kinds of Departments That Can Benefit from On-Site Shredding

    On-site shredding can add another layer of security for departments handling sensitive documents. This shredding service gives peace of mind by letting your organization do the following: Witness the shredding process Verify the chain of document possession Providing quick and convenient shredding For many departments, this process is more than needed. However, there are certain […]

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  • How Often Should Corporate Hard Drives Be Wiped?

    Your organization’s hard drives contain sensitive information. If an expert were to look through them, they’d be able to find the following: Banking and payment credentials Customer and employee personal information Private correspondence Proprietary business data Access to your systems and applications A business cannot simply delete or even format a hard drive to ensure […]

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  • 3 Kinds of Data Breaches that Can Harm Your Business

    A data breach is any security incident that occurs when an unauthorized party accesses personal or private data. Data breaches damage reputations and can be costly to fix, which is why so many businesses actively work to keep data breaches from occurring. However, not every data breach is the same. It is crucial to know […]

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  • HR Security: How to Protect Your Employees with Secure Shredding

    As identity theft continues to be a growing trend in the U.S., businesses have to seek better ways to protect confidential information from falling into the wrong hands. Theft or misuse of information about employees can be devastating for everyone involved. In fact, business owners in North Dakota may face legal consequences if they fail […]

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  • 5 Reasons to Securely Shred Old Media Resources

    Due to popular demand, SEAM has added a mobile document shredding truck to our Sioux Falls, SD, operations. With this new capacity, we invite you to explore the 5 main reasons you need to securely shred old media resources. The 5 Main Reasons to Shred At the top of the list is to protect sensitive […]

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  • 5 Types of Companies That Are Most At-Risk for Data Breaches

    Data breaches are most common in healthcare, finance, retail, lodging, and the public sector, at least generally speaking. Government agencies have a lot of experience in preventing data breaches, and they are transparent (to varying degrees), as well. It should be no surprise that we look to them as a model for evaluating risk. Breaches […]

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  • What Are the Hazards of a Data Breach?

    A data breach is an unpermitted exposure of data. This information can be divulged on accident or purposefully; regardless of intent, however, the breach can be used by bad actors for any manner of wrongdoing. Potentially breachable information comes in all forms, including PII (personally identifiable information), company financials, tax ID numbers, and more. Data […]

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  • Hacking and IT Incidents on the Rise

    Health care organizations process and store plenty of protected types of information, including Social Security numbers, medical histories, and more. This can draw the attention of malicious actors, who would seek to obtain this data for monetary gain. According to the Bitglass Health Care Breach Report, 2021 edition, hacking and IT incidents are on the […]

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