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The Medium is the Message: Destroying Electronic Data

Posted on: September 5, 2014

Remember saving files onto CD ROMs? Buying special shelving and racks to keep those CDs organized? It seems quaint now, like the days of LaserDiscs and Filofaxes. Unfortunately, if you still have CD ROMs full of files lying around, not only are they dead weight—they are potential leaks of data, whether yours or your clients.…

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Data Breaches: They Happen on Paper, Too

Posted on: July 24, 2014

Paper breaches accounted for 12 percent of all reported data breaches in the U.S. in 2013. And a 2012 report from the Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights showed that paper breaches were involved in 61 percent of smaller breaches—those affecting less than 500 people. Whether a breach affects one person or one…

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How to Eliminate Paper Clutter

Posted on: June 26, 2014

It’s the future—aren’t we supposed to be paperless by now? This may be an odd observation for a shredding company to make. After all, our livelihood depends on an abundance of paperwork. But really, why are so many of us still struggling with paper piles? And how can we be rid of them? Tips for…

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How to Make an Emergency Financial First Aid Kit

Posted on: June 11, 2014

At TrueShred, we are all about security—which is why we are on a mission to shred everything that might compromise your, your company’s, or your clients’ confidentiality. But today we want to talk about documents you should keep to stay secure. We want you to know how to make an Emergency Financial First Aid Kit.…

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TrueShred earns 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Posted on: June 9, 2014

TrueShred has earned the service industry-coveted 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor awarded annually to approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.  This marks the second consecutive year that TrueShred has earned this honor. “This award belongs to…

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TrueShred: The Blog

Posted on: March 27, 2014

Welcome to True Shred’s Blog!

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