Secure document destruction isn’t just about shredding, it’s about having confidence in the security of the entire process from the time you drop your items in a collection bin until they are shredded by your shredding partner.  What To Look For? When researching for a potential shredding partner, make sure you consider more than just…

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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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Tax season requires the generation and collection of a lot of confidential and financial information for both businesses and individuals. This can lead to some high-security risks if that information is compromised. These include tax fraud, identity theft (SSN, Personally Identifiable Information), access to your banking information, and more. To reduce the risk of security breaches,…

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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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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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Secure document shredding is imperative to keeping your information safe, even after the end of its useful life. Securely destroying confidential information reduces your liability and protects proprietary consumer or company info. Learn more to choose the best shredding option for your organization. Professional Document Shredding vs. DIY Shredding Professional document shredding establishes a chain of…

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In today’s digital-focused society having a process for managing your electronic waste is critical. It’s especially important if the waste you manage contains proprietary or personally identifiable information. For business IT managers, knowing and understanding your options is key.  When it comes to digital data destruction, there are three primary options when it comes to…

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