News & Updates

  • Happy Fourth of July from SEAM!

    In honor and observance of Independence Day on Sunday, July 4, 2021, SEAM will be closed Monday, July 5, 2021.  We wish you a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend!

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  • SEAM supports local Cybersecurity Summer camp

    DSU’s CybHER Security Institute allows girls and women to foster positive and encouraging relationships within the cybersecurity industry, through original and curated content. Ultimately, the goal is to increase diversity by introducing more girls to cybersecurity, who will then transition to women in collegiate programs, and highly trained professionals. We are honored to support such […]

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  • 5 Documents to Shred Securely When You Work in Retail

    Every business collects paper documents containing sensitive information. Retail stores are no exception. Even the smallest corner store has to deal with mountains of invoices, tax receipts, and register tapes. Not every scrap of paper is important enough to keep, but is it safe to throw it out?  Digitizing files is the first step to […]

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  • 5 Essential Components in Data Center Decommissioning

    Decommissioning old IT equipment is a complicated and involved process that almost every business has to deal with at some point. Your data center is more than a few stacks of electronic components—it’s all of the sensitive material your company has collected through the years. The equipment may no longer be valuable, but the data […]

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  • 5 Policies to Have in Place for a Data-Filled Workplace

    Businesses that operate without clear-cut policies for managing workplace documents are opening themselves to significant security risks. If you’ve been working from an “everyone knows what they’re doing” perspective, now is the time to implement better practices. Taking a few simple steps to improve data-related security can go a long way in keeping your employees, […]

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  • Help Wanted: Best Practices for Storing and Shredding Past Job Applications

    How many job applications and resumes does your human resources department receive in a year? Depending on the size and type of your business, the answer may very well be hundreds. And since only a tiny percentage of applicants become employees, what do you do with the non-hire paperwork? Not knowing the best way to […]

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  • Shredding for Schools: 7 Benefits of a Summer Document Clean-Out

    Summer is the perfect time for deep-cleaning your school. The campus is empty (or at least less busy), so fewer people or problems need your attention. While the janitorial staff is busy scrubbing and sanitizing every corner of the gym, washrooms, and classroom, office staff can make good use of their time by deep-cleaning the […]

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  • Summer Clean-Out: Top Tips for IT Teams to Get Rid of Old Electronics Safely

    Electronic equipment upgrades are a reason for celebration in most offices. New computers, laptops, and communication devices increase efficiency and improve the workflow, but they also leave the IT team to dispose of truckloads of old equipment. A lot of that equipment no doubt contains sensitive data. Improper disposal of these electronics and their data […]

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  • Top Five Questions Business Owners Ask About Hard Drive Disposal

    Today, almost every business owner knows how important it is to shred papers that contain sensitive personal information. However, not everyone is aware of the importance of proper hard drive disposal. Hard drives from your computer and other electronic devices also contain sensitive data. Improper disposal of hard drives can put employees, clients, and customers […]

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