When we say “document security” or “information security” what are we really talking about? What is involved? Why is it important? How can you ensure security? For us, it’s about data protection. This includes protecting the privacy, intellectual property, and personal information security of both you and the clients with whom you do business.  Why…

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If your business manages personal data or records, compliance is a key component in the success of your information management systems. A top priority for all information managers is compliance, which includes all stages of information management from data collection until final destruction.  Compliance rules will continue to adapt to the way that we live,…

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As a business managing proprietary information, one of the biggest steps you can take to safeguard data and records is to educate the people who are interacting with it daily: your employees. Check out our blog and video which include some easy steps to improve your information security. One of these points is employee education.…

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Is your information secure? With the increase of digital information and more employees working from home, data breaches are higher than ever. Combat information security risks with these tips. Top Risks to Information Security While the pandemic seems to be waning, the changes to the traditional office setup continue. Many businesses have not developed a comprehensive…

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There is a growing ransomware trend in the US and the Colonial Pipeline hack is just the latest of these attacks. “Cybercriminals have attacked solar power firms, water treatment plants, and police departments in attempts to extort money” says a recent article from The Guardian. The cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline caused fuel shortages across…

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Have you selected a shredding company to handle your document shredding services? Augusta Data Storage offers many types of document destruction services including mobile, plant-based, and drop-off shredding.  What is the best document shredding service for your business? We offer many paper shredding services for our clients. One of the most cost effective shredding options…

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With technology being the backbone of most organizations, it is imperative that your company have procedures in place to prevent data breaches. As a result of the pandemic, with more people working from home, this is even more important.  Changes in work environment Home Devices According to HelpNetSecurity, “Of devices compromised by malware in 2020,…

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Keeping your medical records organized and documenting your secure records destruction is essential. Keeping a destruction log and a detailed record of the chain of custody are a great place to start. Learn more about how Augusta Data Storage can help with your document destruction needs.  Destruction log When handling medical records, it is imperative…

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