Scanning and Destruction for a Greener Business

There are many ways of demonstrating your commitment to the environment.  Many companies establish a company-wide recycling program, while others may implement procedures and tools for saving energy.  Whether it’s installing solar panels, offering car pooling incentives or simply posting signs that remind employees to reduce waste, every little bit counts. When it comes to corporate data, however, its management can often seem contradictory to a sound “green” policy.   Like…

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Information and Record Management Helps Ensure Data Security for Your Business

A recent Freedom of Information (FOI) request from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) revealed that the number of data breaches in the UK is on the rise.  Fines levied on organisations for poor data security rose from £791,000 in 2011 – 2012 to £2,610,000 in 2012 -2013.  It’s important to remember that these figures are derived from self reported incidences and don’t take into account numerous unreported events.  Statistics like…

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Beyond Paper Shredding: Are you also Destroying your Confidential Electronic Data?

For all of the headaches associated with storing and managing paper business records, they sure are easy to get rid of.  Savvy business owners realise that the most secure way of disposing of confidential files is with a professional document shredding service. However, many overlook the importance of securely disposing of redundant IT equipment. Your IT Equipment has a bevy of sensitive data The confidential data left on computer and…

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