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Preventing Identity Theft in the Office

Sorting through paperwork in the office may get the best of us at times. All that paperwork, tedious as it may seem, is like gold to thieves who rummage through waste paper to attempt identity theft. A few bits of crucial information can be easily connected to conduct fraud which could threaten your business operations. […]

Recycling vs shredding: having the best of both worlds

We all want to do our bit to safeguard our environment by recycling our waste paper documents. However, by tossing documents into your council recycling bin, you could be leaving yourself open to serious privacy risks. The fact is, security is not a big part of council recycling systems. That is fine for much of […]

5 Things You Should Know About Shredding Services

Many people are naturally concerned about data security with all the dangers attached to confidential information falling into the wrong hands. In offices around Australia, much of the shredding is carried out by clerical workers within the office. Unfortunately, this means that they may become privy to information that is well above their level and […]

Paper: still going strong in a digital age

For decades we’ve been told that printed paper was on the way out, swept away by the unstoppable rise of digital documents. The reality is that paper documents still play a major role in our business and personal lives. For many people paper still has the edge over digital for readability and ease of use. […]

Don’t get shredded by privacy laws!

With so much data being collected by organisations, whether government, business or not-for-profit, it’s no wonder the public is increasingly concerned about how their sensitive information is handled. In the age of social media bad news travels fast, and a business caught out mishandling private data can suffer serious damage to its reputation. Apart from […]

Bust office clutter the secure way

You know the scene: a desk littered with loose documents. It’s unsightly and unprofessional, but with the rise of identity theft and corporate espionage it’s also a security risk. Office clutter is more than just loose paper. Data on CD-ROMs and other media can also fall into the wrong hands. You need a comprehensive service […]

EOFY: How to make secure document destruction less ‘taxing’!

As we approach the middle of the year, tax time will soon be on many minds. Every year businesses and individuals completing their tax returns deal with large numbers of documents, many of which contain sensitive information. The Tax Office requires documents relating to tax returns to be retained for five years from the date […]

WHICH SHREDDING SERVICE IS RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

WHICH SHREDDING SERVICE IS RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS? Every business and every home produces an accumulation of sensitive and confidential documents over time. Throwing these documents into your standard recycling bin is a big security risk that can leave you, your customers, and your employees vulnerable to a range of attacks including fraud, identity theft, […]

SHREDDING AND DOCUMENT DESTRUCTION BASICS

SHREDDING AND DOCUMENT DESTRUCTION BASICS If you or your business are disposing of paperwork with confidential data just by throwing it in the recycling bin then you need to listen up.  To protect your business and your customers from the threat of fraud, identity theft and competition from other businesses, you need to implement a […]

WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR DOCUMENTS WHEN YOU USE A SHREDDING SERVICE?

WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR DOCUMENTS WHEN YOU USE A SHREDDING SERVICE? When you use a document destruction service, you can be assured that you are taking the right steps to protect your business and your clients, with no chance of sensitive data being left exposed. Securely destroying confidential data is an important activity that many […]