The Importance of Managing Your Business E-Waste

In today’s high-tech business environment it is not uncommon for employers to provide their employees smart phones, tablets, laptops and other devices to help them stay connected in and out of the office.   Many companies have processes and requirements in place to ensure these devices are secure as employees are using them to send,. . . [Full Article]

4 Ways Augusta Data Storage Can Help with Your Medical Records

As privacy laws continue to change, businesses and service providers who handle personally identifiable information face many challenges in staying up-to-date on compliance requirements. While many healthcare providers have moved to Electronic Healthcare Records, some still have a backlog of older patient records that need to be archived in a storage area or digitized and. . . [Full Article]

5 Ways to Minimize Information Disposal Mistakes

As a business manager or owner, it is your responsibility to properly store and safely dispose of any records containing personally identifiable information. Personally identifiable information is a specific category of information that is associated with an individual person (employee, donor, patient, customer, student, etc) and can include items like:   Social Security Number Passport. . . [Full Article]

Augusta Data Storage Releases 2018 Environmental Report

2018 marked another year of exciting changes and growth for our organization! At the end of last year the ETG umbrella got a little larger as we welcomed our new sister company, A1 Bestway, an agent for Mayflower Transit! In our Data Storage operation, we saw increases in our shredding and recycling segments and capped. . . [Full Article]

REMINDER: It’s Time to Review Your Retention Policy!

It’s the start of a new year, and for many businesses that includes a lot of house-keeping and planning. As a part of that process, be sure to review and update your records retention policy. If you’re starting from scratch with a new plan, we have some great resources on  Information Management Basics, Developing a Records Management. . . [Full Article]