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Is Your Company Giving Away Sensitive Information Without Knowing It?

Client data. Employee tax forms. Medical records. HR disciplinary files. Canceled checks. Every company — no matter how small, and no matter the industry — keeps sensitive records. Unless your company still uses typewriters and mimeograph machines, those records are probably stored on hard drives in your electronics. When it’s...
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Clearing Out Your Old Data Devices

Every office has (electronic) skeletons in its closets: dusty boxes full of answering machines and fax machines, massive desktop computers that were shuffled into the storage room to make space for new laptops and promptly forgotten. Maybe your office has multiple closets stuffed with ghosts of technology past, like broken...
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Case Study: The (Im)proper Destruction of Faulty Security Badges

There are many companies offering confidential shredding services. These national shredding companies, ranging from a “man in a truck” mobile shredding service to the behemoths of the industry, have a main focus being paper shredding. But, what if you have items such as: hard drives, CD’s, tapes, off-spec clothing, credit...
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Revisions to Cyber Defense Act Address Concerns of National Cyber Security

Recently, we have witnessed data breaches becoming a notable risk for organizations of all sizes as hackers latch on to and target intellectual property and customers’ personally identifiable information within digital spaces. As hackers find new and back-end ways to access private property on various channels, there is a need...
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Proper Disposal of Old Electronics

At Northeast Data Destruction, we are always on the lookout for informative news pertaining to data security and the data destruction industry. At Northeast Data Destruction, we provide secure confidential shredding of all your sensitive documents, files, tapes, media, hard drives and off spec products. Our company is NAID “AAA”...
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Human Error As Risk

For anyone who is following data security, Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report serves as a comprehensive study into the risk human vulnerabilities and errors pose to companies’ data and security. In an interview with Bryan Sartin, managing director of the Verizon RISK Team and co-author of the Data Breach...
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The Importance of Cyber Security

As society’s reliance on technology reaches new heights, keeping your business’s cyber security up to date is vital. Technology has become an all-encompassing part of our daily life; by living in reality, we are inadvertently immersing ourselves in the digital world. Sometimes, parts of ourselves that we do not want...
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Secure Document Shredders

Many companies will search the internet for “document shredding” to handle their annual purging of files, records, and sensitive paperwork. All companies need to ask the right questions from these service providers, to determine how “secure” each company’s process truly is for secure document shredding. The security of the material...
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Commercial and Industrial Hazards

Commercial and industrial hazards can come in many forms. From auto accidents, to fires, weather and water damage, and more. If your office or warehouse suffers fire or water damage, your first thought is getting your employees back to work, and your business back in operation.  But, you should also...
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NAID “AAA” Certified for our 11th year!

  Northeast Data Destruction of Mansfield, Massachusetts has once again received NAID Certification. What does this certification process do for us – and our clients? The National Association of Information Destruction, (NAID), provides “certification” of secure document, media, and hard-drive shredding companies. This certification includes strict operational guidelines and protocol...
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