The Importance of a Chain of Custody In any organization that deals with sensitive information, it is important to have a well-defined chain of custody. The chain of custody is the sequence of responsibility for an item or asset, and it helps to ensure the authenticity of the information. A clear chain of custody can…

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Have you ever tried to find a specific file on your company’s server? How about having to find that same file, but in a filing cabinet with hundreds of other folders? Sounds tedious, right? That’s why having a good file management system is so important for businesses of all sizes. Not only does it make…

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According to a recent study, the average office space per employee has shrunk by 25%. As businesses adjust to the “new normal” of working remotely, many are rethinking their need for traditional office space. For businesses that are downsizing their office space, there are a few key considerations to make as you’re looking for the…

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Coworking spaces are becoming increasingly popular as more and more people are realizing the benefits of working in a collaborative environment. However, with this increase in popularity comes an increased risk of data theft and loss. Clean Desk Policy Before you start working in a co-working space, it’s important to be aware of the ways…

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Do you have important documents that need to be destroyed? Are you worried about the security of your personal information? If so, you need to learn about shredding. Shredding is the process of destroying documents and other sensitive materials so that they can’t be read or reconstructed. It’s a vital step in protecting your privacy…

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When it comes to office organization, the filling system is one of the most important aspects. Too often, people try to save every single document, regardless of whether or not it is necessary. This can lead to a lot of clutter and wasted space. Here are some tips on how to create a better filling…

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The average company purchases dozens of electronic devices every year. Computers, phones, tablets, printers, scanners – the list goes on and on. When those devices become outdated or stop working, what happens to them? Most companies just toss them in the trash, or stash them in a storage closet and call it a day. But…

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When dealing with HIPAA compliance, document destruction is just as important as other measures you take to protect patient information. Paper documents can be just as much of a risk as digital documents, and old technology can be a hazard to breaches. That’s why it’s so important to make sure your staff is properly trained…

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Picture this: You’re a retailer, manufacturer, or other business with pallets of products that you cannot use or sell. This happens for a variety of reasons, from defective products, and off-spec production runs to outdated or recalled merchandise.  When those items come back to you, they often end up in some corner of a warehouse…

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It’s no secret that Augusta Data Storage has you covered when it comes to managing, relocating, and protecting your records. But did you know that our sister company, ADSI Moving Systems can expand the relocation experience with a full suite of office move and logistics services.  Local hospitals, medical facilities, law practices, real estate firms,…

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