December 9, 2015
Identity thieves and scam artists come up with new schemes to prey on consumers every single day, and we are all at risk. But we can take steps to protect ourselves and our loved ones from scam artists, just by staying informed.
Knowing what to look out for is the first step to protecting yourself.
December 4, 2015
Identity theft claims a new victim every two seconds, and companies – even major corporations – are not immune.
Major Data Breaches in the Past 2 Years
In the past two years alone, dozens of high-profile corporations have fallen prey to identity thieves, including:
November 18, 2015
Information security should be a priority for businesses, but data shows that most small business either don’t train employees on information security practices, or do so on an ad hoc basis.
It’s important to train employees on cyber security best practices, as well as paper and media destruction best practices.
November 10, 2015
Cyber security is important, not just for individuals online, but especially for businesses. As a business owner or manager, you need to protect yourself, your business, and your customers and clients from cyber threats.
To do this, follow these 5 simple steps outlined by StaySafeOnline.org, powered by National Cyber Security Alliance.
November 4, 2015
The New Year is right around the corner, and that means it’s time to schedule your year-end document purge if you haven’t already.
Torn2Shredz is a locally owned and operated full-service shredding business offering fully automated on-site document, paper, and media destruction services. This year we’re excited to announce a limited-time offer: 15% off your year-end purge shredding services for new customers!
October 21, 2015
We live in a world that is more connected than ever before. We can access bank accounts, credit cards, and all kinds of social media networks in the palm of our hands, at the swipe of a finger on a touch-screen smart phone. We can sit down in just about any café or fast food restaurant and connect to free Wi-Fi to check emails or get work done. We can video chat with friends and family halfway across the world using the same tablet we use to stream online movies and play social video games.
Although being constantly connected has many benefits, it presents just as many dangers, too.
October 21, 2015
Do you or your employees spend hours each week using a small office shredder to destroy documents containing confidential or sensitive information? If you are concerned about privacy protection, identity theft, and complying with laws and regulations, an office shredder is not the best solution.