For a business needing to protect both your company’s and your clients’ confidential information, responsible destruction practices don’t stop with the disposal of old documents and hard drives. In reality, your business produces a variety of media types that, without proper destruction, risk your company’s good name and pose additional environmental threats. At Augusta Data…

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Keeping the information about your company and your clients confidential is one of the most important challenges you’ll face as a business dealing with large volumes of private documents and records. Shredding and disposing of media yourself will only bog down your business’s efficiency without providing the best professional practices. For reliable and secure records…

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In 2016 Augusta Data Storage was proud to add secure e-waste destruction to our list of NAID-AAA Certified destruction processes. As a part of these services we process a variety of “end-of-life” electronic devices that might otherwise end up in landfills, including hard drives, server drives memory boards, back-up tapes, mobile devices, computers and more.…

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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,…

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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…

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Managing information security is an on-going process that requires education and understanding from each member of your organization, from upper management all the way down to your part-time employees, and even interns.   From managing personal records via the computer to maintaining paper files, understanding the risks and working every day to prevent accidental breaches…

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As most of our customers know, we are proud to be a NAID AAA certified operation for on-site and mobile document destruction, as well as hard-drive destruction. But, did you know that our organization works year-round to ensure that we maintain the strict requirements of this certification as we work to improve and streamline our…

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If you’re using any type of electronic devices, chances are you’re generating e-waste. According to a recent National Geographic article, the average American household generates over 176 pounds of electronic waste every year, and that e-waste accounts for over 70% of the toxic heavy-metal waste found in many of the world’s landfills. But, what IS e-waste, and what…

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As theft of personal or financial information continues to grown, so does the importance of protecting the private information of your business or organization, which is why we want to share 5 easy tips with you today to help keep your records secure.   STEP 1: Develop a Record Retention Policy Having a plan in…

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