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  • COVID-19 Data Breach in South Dakota Under FBI Investigation

    Data breaches are nothing new, with companies large and small under attack across the U.S., and the world.  According to Norton, 2019 saw an estimated 3,800 data breaches disclosed, leaving over 4.1 billion records exposed.  Some of the largest breaches impacted financial institutions, entertainment outlets, government entities, and healthcare agencies, among other industries. In 2020, we’ve already […]

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  • Are Your Data Destruction Practices Outdated?

    Chances are good that your North Dakota business already has some data destruction practices in place.  In this day and age, the threat of data breach is enough to make even small operations wary of going unprotected or letting sensitive consumer information fall into the wrong hands. As a result, you have probably adopted a […]

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  • Why Office Shredders aren’t Safe Enough

    With so many ways for criminals to get their hands on data these days, companies have to be more diligent than ever about protecting the confidential data consumers entrust to them.  This not only means securing data in digital and hard copy format while it’s in use, but also during the destruction process. Throwing documents […]

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  • Why an Office Shredder Probably Isn’t Good Enough to Protect Your Business

    Every business is naturally concerned with the bottom line, but as you’ve probably heard, you have to spend money to make money.  Sometimes, the money you spend can also help to save you expense down the road. This is the case when it comes to shredding documents that contain sensitive data.  Your North Dakota business […]

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  • What Does Media Sanitization Really Mean?

    Your South Dakota business creates and compiles a wealth of data, from internal projects and operational information, to personal data collected from customers.  This data is stored on hard drives and devices, on servers, in the cloud, and so on.  Regardless of where you store data, however, you are responsible for keeping it safe, and […]

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  • The Many Layers of Protection Document Shredding Provides for Your Business

    Even if you understand the importance of data destruction to protect your North Dakota business and the sensitive, personal data your customers entrust you with, you might not think that you need to outsource document shredding.  Can’t you destroy hard copies in house and save a ton of money? You can certainly purchase a shredder […]

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  • Donating Your Company’s Old Equipment: Read This First!

    The average North Dakota and South Dakota business refresh cycles are on a 3-5-year plan for IT equipment turnover to help to balance budgeting against technological needs.  If you want to remain efficient and competitive, there’s no getting around equipment these upgrades. While upgrading to the latest devices is fun, you’re left to deal with […]

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  • Deciding on the Type of Electronic Data Destruction You Need

    Life cycle planning for your IT equipment and devices requires a strategy that ensures the best possible use value before you upgrade, offset by the rapid pace at which technology advances.  While you certainly want to get your money’s worth, it’s also crucial to remain relevant and competitive. Of course, this leaves your North Dakota […]

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  • One-Time or Scheduled Shredding: Which Option is Best for Your Business?

    Data destruction isn’t something you can avoid these days.  With the dangers of data breach ever present in the minds of responsible South Dakota business owners, the consequences of negligent behavior are too great to risk. That said, you naturally have to justify any time and money spent on such activities, which could give you […]

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