IT and Data Privacy

End-of-life data security and compliance

As an IT manager, you know the regulations involved in keeping your organization compliant; the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA), and those from the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), are just a few. Due to the nature of […]

The how-to’s of document storage

At Shred Right, we’ve seen all kinds of document storage and destruction concerns and have received many questions about some of the best practices of information retention. We’ve put together the following tips to illustrate some commonly overlooked considerations when it comes to document storage. Safe storage Whether you store your files as physical paper […]

Healthcare and HIPAA; the importance of compliance

We’ve touched on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, in a past blog as well as throughout our website and social media channels referencing healthcare and privacy practices. If you work in the healthcare industry, you probably know that HIPAA is important, but what is it all about? We’ve put together some […]

4 Privacy laws that you need to know about

As we mentioned in a previous article, the California v. Greenwood case in 1988 resulted in the Supreme Court decision which says that documents thrown away in the trash are no longer under your legal ownership. When it comes to document destruction and the security of your information, this case’s ruling isn’t the only law […]

Documents you’ll want to keep for tax season

Did you know that on average people receive $3,050 for their tax returns? Tax season is fast approaching and it’s time to gather your plethora of required documents. Except…what are those documents? What documents have you been keeping around too long, or worse, not long enough? Here are some tips to help you sort the […]

Breaking news: Cambridge Analytica received private data from 50 million Facebook profiles during 2016 elections

Cambridge Analytica, a political research company linked to President Donald Trump, has been found to have accessed the private information of 50 million Facebook users’ profiles during the 2016 United States presidential campaign. The information from these profiles were gathered without user consent. The research company then used this data to create targeted political advertisements […]

5 signs you need to schedule a shredding service

Deciding to use a shredding service may be a big step for some companies, and some may need shredding services more than others. How will you know if the benefits outweigh complications? Here are some thoughts to consider: 1. Suffocating in stationary Is your workspace becoming a veritable museum for every memo or meeting note […]

IT destruction terms and definitions

New to the idea of IT device destruction? We understand. Below we’ve provided the definitions to a handful of the more common industry terms, so you know what you’re dealing with. Sanitization: The process that renders access to target data on the media infeasible for a given level of effort, rendering it indecipherable and non-negotiable […]

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