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February 21, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 189

Identity theft is on the rise. Your business privacy may be compromised. Is it really important to shred your documents? Consider, with just a few simple facts such as name, address, social security number, it's possible for an identity thief to compromise your security and destroy the credibility of your organization.

Privacy and information disposal laws are increasing exponentially. You need to ensure that you're not only protecting your sensitive business and customer information, but that you're securely disposing of it. Consult with Shred-Safe to learn more.

SECURITY The risk of printed information falling into the wrong hands remains a constant threat. Security principles or checkpoints should be applied throughout all phases of the information's life cycle, including document destruction.

COMPLIANCE Document destruction is the law. Most businesses lack the time or expertise to effectively design and implement a compliant program and stay current in an ever-changing regulatory climate.

IDENTITY THEFT Identity theft is the fastest growing form of consumer fraud. On-site destruction services are the most effective way to keep your information from falling into the hands of identity thieves.

SAVE TIME AND MONEY It can take employees hours to shred large amounts of sensitive material. Avoid mounting equipment costs and maintenance fees with Shred-Safe's mobile document destruction.

SUSTAINABILITY Further your organization's recycling goals with a more environmentally friendly approach to document management.

UNDERSTANDING THE LEGAL FACTS ABOUT DOCUMENT SHREDDING It is imperative that each employee understands the nature and value of on-site shredding services. To get a better idea of the importance of on-site shredding to specific industries, you should first get acquainted with a few of the federal laws that have been enacted to protect the publics privacy. Identity Theft is the fastest growing crime in America, affecting approximately 900,000 new victims each year.

An increasing number of laws require organizations that handle sensitive data to protect information when it is discarded, and many specify shredding as the most reliable method of destruction.

The Federal Privacy Act, The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act [Also known as The Financial Service Modernization Act], The Health insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA] all address privacy issues. Language of the law mandates that health and personal information be protected and safeguarded appropriately. Company's and corporations that do not comply face significant fines.

Save money and time by eliminating the hassles of in house document shredding.Protect your business and yourself from ID theft and information fraud.Protect your company's trade information from competitorsComply with the privacy laws such as:Texas House Bill 698 (Shred Law)Federal Privacy ActGramm-Leach-Bliley Act also known as Financial Service Modernization ActHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA]

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