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Could your business survive an attack by a data thief? Financial documents, employees’ Social Security numbers and bank account information, medical records, sensitive client files, proprietary designs — the results can be catastrophic if cybercriminals get their hands on your company’s data. When your company is done using anything that holds data, it’s essential that...
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You click delete, push back your desk chair and breathe a sigh of relief. Those not-needed emails were cluttering up your inbox and they’re finally gone. You can finally focus on more important work. But your mind wanders back to the emails you just deleted. After all, email deletion has been a hot topic in...
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Do you actually know who you are dealing with when hiring a “certified” document destruction company? I was doing some online research recently in an attempt to determine Northeast Data Destruction’s “ranking” regarding page position, competitors, and listing quality. I performed several different types of searches using various keywords and search engines. One thing that...
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Data destruction (the destruction of documents, media, hard drives and/or defective or off-spec products) is an industry that may feel foreign to many. After all, for most of us, “trash” of any variety is often out of sight and out of mind. So how can you make a smart decision and hire the best information...
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Can’t I Just Shred and Recycle Waste Myself? You may be in the habit of shredding your bank statements, junk mail and other sensitive files in a small wastebasket shredder under your desk. Some businesses may even have a designated office employee tasked to shred the yearly purge of file boxes in the same way,...
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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 to be shredded is vital...
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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 consider risk of an improper...
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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” Certified, which requires that we...
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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 time to upgrade to new...
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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 telephones and outdated copiers. While...
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